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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 21 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.08% 1.63% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.33% 7.14% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£273 £199 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £303
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.71 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.44 £16.00 £16.64
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -3.84%
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
30 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.23% 22.83% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 14
Average daily rate £450 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £175 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £487 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

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
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 16 September 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 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Cerner
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) QA
5 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.76%) MS Office
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) XSD
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
6 1 (5.88%) Cognos
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) OLAP
6 1 (5.88%) VB

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) 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
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
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 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Information Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) NHS Information Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Trainer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) NHS Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Manager
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%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XSD
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Data Management
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%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Cerner
2 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (5.88%) iSOFT
2 1 (5.88%) MEDITECH
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
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