The 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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Programme for IT (NPfIT)
Rank 567 555 520
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -35
Contract jobs citing NPfIT 12 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.017% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.079% 0.054% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
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£388 £238 £237
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% +0.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £238 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £238 £450
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -47.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £8.83 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £8.83 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15191 14860 13376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.83% 31.73% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9917 9385 8026
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 623 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.27 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.70 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NPfIT across the England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

NPfIT Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NPfIT within the England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -20 6 £325 +36.84%
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NPfIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 9 (56.25%) NHS
3 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) PACS
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Data Mapping
6 2 (12.50%) Health Informatics
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Informatics
7 1 (6.25%) HL7
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) e-Health
7 1 (6.25%) Information Management
7 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Cerner
7 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management

NPfIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cerner Millennium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Data Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Data Migration Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Governance Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) NHS
2 4 (25.00%) PACS
3 2 (12.50%) Informatics
3 2 (12.50%) Health Informatics
4 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
4 1 (6.25%) e-Health
4 1 (6.25%) LIMS
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Mapping
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Management
6 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) HL7
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Cerner
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