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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 29 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 14 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.58% 9.13% 4.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.02% 34.92% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.03% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £238 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.71 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.70% -40.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -2.36%
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
127 63 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.48% 26.14% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 30 35
Average daily rate £385 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.71 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.70% -20.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £11.75 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £29.50 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 -7 8 £185 -22.10% 1
St Helens - 1 £240 -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.04%) MS Office
4 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Intranet
5 2 (8.70%) Informatics
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.35%) Nintex
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos Event Studio
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos Transformer

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) ActiveReports
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Event Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Information Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) NHS Information Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) NHS Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Product Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Report Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Report Writer
6 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.35%) WCF
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Informatics
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
3 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Use Case
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Test Management
4 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Apple
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) MEDITECH
2 1 (4.35%) Nintex
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos
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