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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 27 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing NHS 9 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.00% 2.57% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.09% 9.82% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Average daily rate £500 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
99 112 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.00% 26.17% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 65 40
Average daily rate £375 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £527 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% +4.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 +17 8 £475 +46.15%
NHS
East Midlands

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Reference Data
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) OLAP
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 2 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) OLAP
2 3 (21.43%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (7.14%) Power BI
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Technician
3 2 (14.29%) NHS Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum Master
3 2 (14.29%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Clinical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Reference Data
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) VMware