The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 24 June 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)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 41 -
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 0.46% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £308 £315
% change year-on-year +13.82% -2.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year -18.30% +20.33%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33 43 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 23.57% 19.72% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 39
Median daily rate £385 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £308 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £15.15 £20.89 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.47% +24.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing NHS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Chester

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Chester

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Chester