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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.52% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £264
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.88 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -17.14%
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
125 85 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 27.11% 24.15% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 44 22
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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
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 27 April 2015. 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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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 - 4 £263 -
Kettering - 1 £320 -
NHS
East Midlands

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Data Mapping
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) Dell
4 3 (18.75%) NPfIT
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Informatics
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Budget Control
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Data Migration Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Data Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Head of IT
4 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Clinical Coder
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) NPfIT
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Informatics
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Data Mapping
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.25%) Budget Control
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) Dell KACE