The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 27 June 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 Health Service (NHS)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 43 37
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6  
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.38% 0.78% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.95% 3.90% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £308 £315
% change year-on-year +13.82% -2.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.30% +26.78%  

NHS 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 84 77 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 23.14% 20.00% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 59 32
Median daily rate £340 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.30% -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £268 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £575 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.86 £25.63 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.91% +52.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Northamptonshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Northamptonshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Northamptonshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS 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 27 June 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 +4 5 £350 -17.64%
NHS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 4 (57.14%) Project Planning
1 4 (57.14%) SystmOne
2 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance

NHS
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) SystmOne
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland