The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cerner products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cerner over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Cerner Corporation.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cerner
UK
Rank 602 629 575
Rank change year-on-year +27 -54  
Contract jobs citing Cerner 7 12 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.023% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.052% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 28
Median daily rate £310 £340 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +20.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £145 £275
% change year-on-year +113.79% -47.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.00

Cerner is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19767 23258 24068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.19% 43.70% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12205 14087 13626
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 804 1010
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Cerner
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cerner in the UK

Cerner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cerner in the UK

Cerner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cerner over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cerner in the UK

Cerner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cerner in the UK

Cerner
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cerner within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 7 £310 -8.82% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £310 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £310 -
South East +26 2 - -
London +22 2 £375 +9.32%
Bradford - 2 £310 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Cerner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cerner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cerner.

1 10 (71.43%) NHS
2 5 (35.71%) Cerner Millennium
2 5 (35.71%) Electronic Patient Records
2 5 (35.71%) Lorenzo
3 4 (28.57%) HL7
4 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) SMTP
4 3 (21.43%) HTTP
4 3 (21.43%) McKesson
4 3 (21.43%) MEDITECH
4 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
4 3 (21.43%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (14.29%) Product Management
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) e-Learning
6 1 (7.14%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (7.14%) PACS
6 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management

Cerner
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Cerner Millennium
1 5 (35.71%) Lorenzo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
1 3 (21.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Trainer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) NHS Trainer
4 1 (7.14%) Clinical Coder
4 1 (7.14%) Communications Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Quality Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) e-Learning Developer
4 1 (7.14%) EPR Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) e-Learning
3 1 (7.14%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
1 2 (14.29%) Product Management
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.14%) SDLC
2 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) HL7
2 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) McKesson
1 3 (21.43%) MEDITECH
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
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Graham Matthews
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