The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 24 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.80% 3.01% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.58% 11.90% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
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£142 £192 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £301
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.71 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £15.33 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.58% -9.83%
NHS
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Miscellaneous Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
31 42 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.85% 25.30% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 10
Average daily rate £288 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £200 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.30% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £16.50 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Liverpool region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Liverpool region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Cerner
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) MS Office
4 3 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) CMS
5 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.76%) QA
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) XHTML
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) QlikView
4 1 (5.88%) DTS
4 1 (5.88%) EDMS
4 1 (5.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Trainer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.88%) NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) XHTML
4 2 (11.76%) SOAP
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) XSD
5 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
1 2 (11.76%) Content Management
1 2 (11.76%) MVC
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Data Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Market Research
2 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (5.88%) Information Governance
2 1 (5.88%) Line Management
2 1 (5.88%) ETL
2 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
1 5 (29.41%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cerner
3 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.88%) iSOFT
3 1 (5.88%) MEDITECH
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