The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 21 7 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing NHS 18 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.11% 10.44% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.69% 30.16% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£288 £225 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £160 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Average hourly rate £13.16 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
87 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.72% 34.62% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 15
Average daily rate £325 £370 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +55.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £197 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £450 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £14.83 £19.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.96% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -4 9 £350 +59.09% 4
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 5 (14.29%) Finance
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (14.29%) Local Government
5 5 (14.29%) MS Office
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.43%) .NET
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Windows
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.71%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (5.71%) JCAPS
8 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.71%) System Testing
8 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (5.71%) Statistics
8 2 (5.71%) LiteSpeed

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (5.71%) IIS
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) CMS
1 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
1 2 (5.71%) JCAPS
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle HRMS
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Local Government
2 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Developer
1 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) NHS Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Information Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Governance Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Statistical Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) DBA
5 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
1 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) XHTML
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.71%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.86%) MDX
3 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Clustering
1 2 (5.71%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Information Governance
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) ERP
3 2 (5.71%) MVC
3 2 (5.71%) System Testing
3 2 (5.71%) Content Management
4 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) CRM
4 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.86%) Coaching
4 1 (2.86%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.71%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) HL7
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) FrontRange
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £11.33 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
St. Helens
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago