Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

National Health Service (NHS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 82 98
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16 -14
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.45% 1.14% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 3.56% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 10
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £288 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +40.42% -13.79%
10th Percentile £240 £168 £176
90th Percentile £375 £376 £344
North West median daily rate £300 £291 £275
% change year-on-year +3.27% +5.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - £21.00 £13.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.67% -9.55%
North West median hourly rate £18.72 £21.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -10.88% +75.00% -15.04%

NHS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 356 477 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 26.51% 32.12% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 316 388
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% +8.55%
10th Percentile £227 £213 £289
90th Percentile £538 £669 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 21
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £19.66 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.08% +16.75% +5.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.43 £12.35
90th Percentile £30.00 £68.75 £17.76
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £17.34
% change year-on-year +19.40% -3.40% +15.60%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Cheshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NHS in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Cheshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Cheshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Cheshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +18 2 £313 +25.00%
Macclesfield 0 1 - - 1
Nantwich - 1 £200 -
NHS
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Skype

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) NHS Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Rollout Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft