The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cerner products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cerner 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Cerner Corporation.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cerner
Rank 134 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Cerner 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.10% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £298 £291
% change year-on-year
-21.07% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.57 - £15.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1466 1342 1626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.17% 45.09% 47.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 595 753
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 104 129
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

Cerner
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cerner across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cerner Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cerner
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cerner Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cerner
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Cerner 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 Cerner.

1 13 (100.00%) NHS
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) iSOFT
3 3 (23.08%) MEDITECH
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Infoflex
4 1 (7.69%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management

Cerner
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Cerner 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 Cerner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cerner Millennium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Trainer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Clinical Coder
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Line Management
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) iSOFT
2 3 (23.08%) MEDITECH
3 1 (7.69%) Infoflex