The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 29 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)
North West > Lancashire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 37
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.11% 3.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.52% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Lancashire median daily rate - £306 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.56%  
North West median daily rate £231 £213 £280
% change year-on-year +8.70% -24.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Lancashire median hourly rate - £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
North West median hourly rate - £14.34 £15.00
% change year-on-year - -4.40%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 185 142 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 54.73% 31.63% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 125 85
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
10th Percentile £318 £263 £206
90th Percentile £580 £700 £590
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 15
Lancashire median hourly rate £39.13 £15.53 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +151.93% -5.87%  
10th Percentile £13.76 £12.08 £11.70
90th Percentile £52.05 £26.95 £27.98
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +106.89% -9.37%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Lancashire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Lancashire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft