The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 37 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.07% 1.53% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% 5.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.19 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +1.69%
NHS
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
100 125 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 26.74% 27.29% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 77 47
Average daily rate £350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.90 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £16.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Northampton +8 3 £400 +52.38% 1
NHS
East Midlands

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing NHS 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 NHS.

1 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) OLAP
3 4 (36.36%) Data Quality
3 4 (36.36%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Reference Data
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Management
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Use Case
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Power BI
5 2 (18.18%) Conflict Management
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing NHS 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 NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (36.36%) OLAP
2 4 (36.36%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (18.18%) Power BI
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum Master
3 2 (18.18%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Reference Data
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) e-Learning
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Conflict Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) VMware