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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 35 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.13% 1.62% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.77% 7.35% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
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£300 £213 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.64
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.84%
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
106 68 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.86% 22.01% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 45 44
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £185 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £523 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.69 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £29.45 £18.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 2014. 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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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 - - - -
NHS
East Midlands

NHS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Informatics
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Budget Control

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
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