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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 31 28 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs citing NHS 9 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.86% 3.93% 11.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.23% 12.40% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 8
Average daily rate £245 £283 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.27% +22.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £224 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £505 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £11.57 £12.24 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% -30.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.51 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £12.97 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.19 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +1.69%
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
88 121 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.94% 31.68% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 48 24
Average daily rate £325 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £214 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £11.65 £32.41 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.05% +80.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.59 £11.88 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £51.67 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(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 8 £245 -32.87% 2
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) MS Office
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 1 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) QlikView
5 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.26%) Management Information System

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Information Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) NHS Information Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Objects Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Objects Developer
6 1 (5.26%) NHS BI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) QlikView Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Change Management
1 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
1 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
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