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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 33 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing NHS 10 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.78% 3.84% 3.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.55% 11.46% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 9
Average daily rate
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£239 £290 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.67% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £204 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £357 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.44%
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
117 157 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.50% 33.48% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 93 29
Average daily rate £378 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £828 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.96% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.82 £27.00 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 28 July 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +12 6 £195 -24.27% 3
Blackburn - 1 - -
Chorley - 1 £475 -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.92%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (18.92%) AirWatch
4 6 (16.22%) Back Office
4 6 (16.22%) Apple
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
4 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
4 6 (16.22%) Android
4 6 (16.22%) LANDesk
5 5 (13.51%) SQL
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.81%) Statistics
6 4 (10.81%) iPad
7 3 (8.11%) PowerPivot
7 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.11%) HL7
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
8 2 (5.41%) Finance
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.70%) Predictive Modelling
9 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 3 (8.11%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (16.22%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Information Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) NHS Information Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) IT Assistant
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) NHS Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Service Improvement Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.70%) Junior
7 1 (2.70%) Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Clinical Coder
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Statistics
1 4 (10.81%) iPad
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
1 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
2 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
2 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
2 6 (16.22%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (16.22%) Project Management
3 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.70%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) HL7
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Apple
1 6 (16.22%) LANDesk
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
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