Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 48 56
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 -19
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.79% 2.58% 2.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 6.88% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 17
Lancashire median daily rate £288 £425 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.19% +63.46% -13.33%
10th Percentile £193 £325 £132
90th Percentile £481 £575 £368
North West median daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.84 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -18.75% -
North West median hourly rate £18.72 £21.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -10.88% +75.00% -20.00%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 168 247 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 37.50% 37.48% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 182 173
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.87%
10th Percentile £200 £163 £188
90th Percentile £601 £569 £610
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 35
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.13 £28.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.65% -29.55% +81.82%
10th Percentile £12.21 £11.50 £12.90
90th Percentile £45.21 £44.75 £48.63
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Preston -11 1 - -
NHS
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) Laravel
2 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 2 (25.00%) webpack
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) GDPR
3 1 (12.50%) PMO
3 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) SMS
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) webpack
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Governance Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Information Governance Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior PMO
2 1 (12.50%) NHS Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) Laravel
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
1 1 (12.50%) QA