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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 34 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.62% 1.72% 5.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.35% 4.85% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 18
Median daily rate £425 £213 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -29.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £299
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -16.80%
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
115 165 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.22% 35.48% 36.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 111 82
Median daily rate £388 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £600 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £41.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.85% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.73 £16.20 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.00 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

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 27 August 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
Blackpool - 3 £425 -
Preston 0 1 - - 1
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
3 2 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (9.09%) Service Design
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Electronic Patient Records
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Project Officer
1 2 (18.18%) Project Support Officer
1 2 (18.18%) Support Officer
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Integration Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) NHS Contracts Manager
2 1 (9.09%) NHS Information Manager
2 1 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Service Integration Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Validation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Design
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL