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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 44 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.13% 2.86% 2.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.70% 8.53% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 10
Median daily rate £306 £270 £254
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £182 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £363 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+26.78% -3.44%
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
135 129 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.41% 33.51% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 84 92
Median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £664 £593 £826
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £21.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £25.72 £36.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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
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 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 3 £188 -31.81%
Blackpool - 1 £425 - 2
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Data Quality

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Business Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Project Officer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Support Officer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Officer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Developer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) NHS Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.88%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Validation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Line Management
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
3 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Information Management
3 1 (5.88%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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