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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 42 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.50% 2.87% 3.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.94% 9.38% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 10
Median daily rate £451 £500 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% +49.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £370 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.31 £15.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +3.36%

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
103 96 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 25.62% 30.57% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 79 70
Median daily rate £344 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £209 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £511 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £10.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

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
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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -14 2 £451 +0.27%
NHS
East Midlands

NHS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Change Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Facilities Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Transformation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) VMware