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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 54 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.19% 2.13% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 8.75% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
135 80 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 25.47% 24.32% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 52 69
Median daily rate £375 £375 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £231 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £18.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Power BI
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Data Encryption
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Boomi
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Facilities Management
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (16.67%) Qualys

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Facilities Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) NHS Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Transformation Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Encryption
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Facilities Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Qualys
2 1 (16.67%) SAP