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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 34 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.33% 2.34% 5.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.12% 6.90% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 12
Median daily rate £192 £293 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.35% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £136 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £408 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £17.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.31 £15.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +3.36%

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
98 145 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.13% 33.88% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 93 77
Median daily rate £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 10
Median hourly rate £40.38 £20.00 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.87% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £15.60 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.77 £28.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -1 4 £184 +39.80%
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) BCP
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) CCIE
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (5.56%) Wireframes
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Storage Architect
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF Architect
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Trainer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Content Strategist
4 1 (5.56%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) NHS Performance Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Assurance Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SSRS Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) BCP
1 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Change Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Web Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CCIE
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau