The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 31 16 39
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Contract jobs citing NHS 18 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.30% 5.32% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.53% 24.39% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £205 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -9.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £181 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £252 £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.88 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.85% -3.74%
NHS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
133 41 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.74% 21.81% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 18 37
Average daily rate £350 £300 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £183 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £332 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 £13.00 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.61% -18.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £10.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £21.90 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Lancashire region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Lancashire region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS.

1 13 (35.14%) SQL
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
5 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (13.51%) Change Control
6 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) QlikView
7 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
8 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.11%) Predictive Modelling
9 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
9 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (5.41%) QA
9 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.41%) Change Management
9 2 (5.41%) .NET
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.70%) CSS
10 1 (2.70%) XML
10 1 (2.70%) Windows

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.81%) QlikView
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Product Specialist
5 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Information Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (5.41%) QlikView Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Information Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) NHS Information Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.70%) NHS Project Manager
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Change Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.51%) Change Control
2 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.81%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
6 1 (2.70%) MVC
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Time Management
6 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.70%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Cognos
1 1 (2.70%) SAP
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.70%) Citrix
1 1 (2.70%) ESRI
Chorley
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £275.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago