The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NPfIT in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NPfIT over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Programme for IT (NPfIT)
Rank 605 574 570
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -4
Contract jobs citing NPfIT 8 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.006% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.018% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 12
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£363 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 - £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £8.83 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £8.83 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17915 16605 16550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.69% 31.66% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11249 10379 9689
Average daily rate £413 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 675 807
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.02 £21.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% -15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

NPfIT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NPfIT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NPfIT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NPfIT
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NPfIT within the UK.

NPfIT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NPfIT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NPfIT within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

NPfIT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NPfIT
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NPfIT within the UK.

NPfIT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NPfIT
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NPfIT 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 NPfIT.

1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) PACS
2 4 (36.36%) NHS
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Informatics
4 2 (18.18%) Health Informatics
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
5 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
5 1 (9.09%) HL7
5 1 (9.09%) e-Health
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) LIMS
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse

NPfIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NPfIT 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 NPfIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Configuration Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Governance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) NHS
1 4 (36.36%) PACS
2 2 (18.18%) Informatics
2 2 (18.18%) Health Informatics
3 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
3 1 (9.09%) e-Health
3 1 (9.09%) LIMS
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) HL7
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
West Sussex
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
West Sussex
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago