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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 40 28 7
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.99% 4.88% 12.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.93% 16.41% 43.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 24
Average daily rate £275 £300 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +34.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £186 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £346 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
135 128 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.58% 29.77% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 84 44
Average daily rate £425 £378 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +52.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £285 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £875 £538 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 6
Average hourly rate £22.08 £22.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +50.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.50 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £30.41 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 2 £131 -61.11%
Darwen - 1 £400 -
Fleetwood - 1 £425 -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Presales
6 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.09%) ECDL
6 2 (9.09%) BPR
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
7 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.55%) .NET
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.55%) Web Services
7 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (4.55%) Finance
7 1 (4.55%) Java
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) NHS BI Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Officer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Business Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Healthcare Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Healthcare Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Public Sector Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Blog
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (22.73%) Business Process Mapping
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) BPR
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Presales
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) Information Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) R
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) HL7
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
Morecambe, Lancashire
Venn Group
Rate: £150 - £180 Per Day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Lancashire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Lancashire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £13.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago