The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term NPfIT in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NPfIT over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Programme for IT (NPfIT)
Rank 551 543 550
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing NPfIT 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.006% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.016% 0.024% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £325 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £478
% change year-on-year
- -31.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12371 12579 13280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.82% 27.14% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7594 7765 7786
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 496 553 682
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
NPfIT
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NPfIT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NPfIT across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NPfIT Jobs Demand Trend in England

NPfIT
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NPfIT across the England region.

NPfIT Daily Rate Trend in England

NPfIT
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NPfIT across the England region.

NPfIT Hourly Rate Trend in England

NPfIT
Top 29 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing NPfIT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NPfIT.

1 7 (100.00%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) PACS
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Cerner
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) DTV
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Information Governance

NPfIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing NPfIT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NPfIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) PACS
3 1 (14.29%) DTV
3 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Cerner
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