The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cerner products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cerner over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cerner
Rank 574 553 542
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs citing Cerner 38 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.065% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 15
Average daily rate
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£230 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £238 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 - £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £14.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.53 - £15.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26037 24193 25519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 46.22% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15267 13737 13206
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1239 1166 1307
Average hourly rate £17.55 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Cerner
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cerner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cerner
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cerner within the UK.

Cerner Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cerner
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cerner within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Cerner Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cerner
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cerner within the UK.

Cerner Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cerner
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cerner within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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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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
England -32 37 £235 -6.00% 6
London +3 16 £325 +18.18% 1
City of London +15 5 £288 -4.32%
Sheffield - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Cerner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 62 (81.58%) NHS
2 39 (51.32%) Cerner Millennium
3 21 (27.63%) SQL
4 15 (19.74%) Oracle
5 12 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (11.84%) TOGAF
6 9 (11.84%) PACS
7 5 (6.58%) MS Office
7 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.58%) Data Quality
8 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.26%) .NET
8 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.26%) Windows
9 3 (3.95%) C
9 3 (3.95%) HP
9 3 (3.95%) Back Office
9 3 (3.95%) Project Management
9 3 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (3.95%) Manual Testing
9 3 (3.95%) HL7
9 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.95%) E-Learning
10 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.63%) Migration
10 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.63%) Degree
10 2 (2.63%) Informatics
10 2 (2.63%) QA

Cerner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (6.58%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 39 (51.32%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (3.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) Architect
3 11 (14.47%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (14.47%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 11 (14.47%) Senior Architect
4 8 (10.53%) Trainer
5 7 (9.21%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.58%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Support Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Junior
8 3 (3.95%) Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) NHS Business Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Change Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Information Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.32%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) OLE DB
2 1 (1.32%) Ajax
2 1 (1.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 62 (81.58%) NHS
2 9 (11.84%) PACS
3 3 (3.95%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.63%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.63%) Informatics
4 2 (2.63%) SystemC
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (11.84%) TOGAF
3 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (3.95%) Manual Testing
4 3 (3.95%) Project Management
5 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.63%) Regression Testing
5 2 (2.63%) Migration
5 2 (2.63%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.32%) Data Validation
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL
6 1 (1.32%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.32%) Analytics
6 1 (1.32%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.32%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (1.32%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.32%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.32%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) C
3 2 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) ISEB
2 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.95%) HL7
3 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) HP
4 2 (2.63%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) Cognos
5 1 (1.32%) Dell
5 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.32%) BT
5 1 (1.32%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.32%) Wyse
5 1 (1.32%) VMware
5 1 (1.32%) Infoflex
5 1 (1.32%) MEDITECH
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