The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term NPfIT in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NPfIT over the 3 months to 1 August 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 North West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Programme for IT (NPfIT)
Rank - 127 -
Contract jobs citing NPfIT 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.037% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
719 587 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.75% 21.45% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 273 296
Average daily rate £385 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +1.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £427 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 35 73
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £10.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
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NPfIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

NPfIT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NPfIT
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

NPfIT Daily Rate Trend in the North West

NPfIT
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

NPfIT Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

NPfIT
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing

NPfIT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP