The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Lancashire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 26 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing NHS 23 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.48% 4.31% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.91% 20.00% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 6
Average daily rate £260 £223 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.85% +13.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £158 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £245 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.61 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.95%
Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
136 45 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.38% 21.53% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 22 49
Average daily rate £278 £268 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% -21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £179 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £376 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.24% -7.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
NHS
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston -11 4 £263 +19.31%
Chorley - - - -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (13.64%) Predictive Modelling
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (9.09%) Benchmarking
7 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Finance
7 3 (6.82%) Project Management
8 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
8 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.55%) Information Security
8 2 (4.55%) Balanced Scorecard
8 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.55%) QA
8 2 (4.55%) Time Management
8 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (4.55%) Information Governance
9 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.27%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (2.27%) Informatics

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) QlikView
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Information Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) NHS Information Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Trainer
6 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.82%) NHS Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Business Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Change Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) IT Trainer
8 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) NHS Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Information Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Clinical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (13.64%) Predictive Modelling
3 4 (9.09%) Benchmarking
4 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
4 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.55%) Information Security
5 2 (4.55%) Balanced Scorecard
5 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.55%) Time Management
5 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Information Governance
6 1 (2.27%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.27%) Information Management
6 1 (2.27%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) iSOFT
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