The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NPfIT in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NPfIT over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

National Programme for IT (NPfIT)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 - 614
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing NPfIT 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% - 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.007% - 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £308 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NPfIT is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14632 16770 16377
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.65% 32.64% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9633 11192 10162
Median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.04% +1.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 493 594
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +21.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

NPfIT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing NPfIT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for NPfIT in England

NPfIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NPfIT in England

NPfIT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NPfIT in England

NPfIT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NPfIT within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
London - 1 £308 -
NPfIT
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NPfIT 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 England region with a requirement for NPfIT.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Programme Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management