Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 49 36
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 -18
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.44% 1.38% 3.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 3.98% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 17
Merseyside median daily rate £171 £575 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.26% +155.56% -18.18%
10th Percentile £161 £563 £173
90th Percentile £182 £588 £327
North West median daily rate £300 £275 £239
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.18% -16.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Merseyside median hourly rate - £23.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +91.67% -21.31%
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -4.76%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 143 201 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 31.71% 34.78% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 126 138
Merseyside median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £115 £114 £163
90th Percentile £548 £594 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 11
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £15.13 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.36% -8.33% +22.40%
10th Percentile £9.66 £10.80 £11.50
90th Percentile £13.73 £25.17 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +31.25% -8.57% +8.83%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Merseyside

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Merseyside

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Merseyside

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Liverpool -5 2 £171 -70.26% 4
NHS
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for NHS.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL