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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.26% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.84% -15.71%
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
80 80 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.89% 23.60% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 45 27
Average daily rate £425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £550 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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
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 22 May 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) NPfIT
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) MS Office
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Data Migration Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) SAP Data Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Clinical Coder
3 1 (7.14%) Head of IT
3 1 (7.14%) Project Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NPfIT
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Budget Control
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) SAP