The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 99 140 179
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +39
Contract jobs citing NHS 112 54 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.92% 0.94% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.13% 2.50% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 31 25
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£339 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £280 £270
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.67 £70.15 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.54% +410.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £70.15 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £70.15 £14.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -13.23%
NHS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2182 2157 2632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.40% 37.47% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1604 1979
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 63
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.44 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% -8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.70 £29.75 £53.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the City of London region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the City of London region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 65 (29.95%) SQL
2 61 (28.11%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 45 (20.74%) SQL Server
5 40 (18.43%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (17.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (14.75%) Finance
8 29 (13.36%) Project Management
8 29 (13.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (12.44%) QlikView
10 22 (10.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (9.68%) MS Excel
12 20 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (8.76%) T-SQL
14 18 (8.29%) PRINCE2
14 18 (8.29%) Management Information System
14 18 (8.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (7.83%) VBA
16 16 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (6.91%) ETL
17 15 (6.91%) SharePoint
18 14 (6.45%) Active Directory
18 14 (6.45%) Degree
18 14 (6.45%) Programme Management
19 13 (5.99%) Change Management
19 13 (5.99%) Windows
19 13 (5.99%) Tableau
20 12 (5.53%) Migration
20 12 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
21 11 (5.07%) ITIL

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (6.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.38%) SAS
4 2 (0.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.46%) CMS
5 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.46%) Lync
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.76%) MS Office
3 5 (2.30%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.92%) SAN
2 2 (0.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.46%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.46%) VPN
3 1 (0.46%) LDAP
3 1 (0.46%) LAN
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.74%) SQL Server
2 40 (18.43%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (17.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (13.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (12.44%) QlikView
6 22 (10.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (8.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (5.07%) OLAP
10 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Power View
11 2 (0.92%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.92%) MS Access
12 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.38%) Behat
2 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.46%) JIRA
4 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.46%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 32 (14.75%) Finance
2 11 (5.07%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.15%) Marketing
3 9 (4.15%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.15%) Electronics
4 2 (0.92%) Legal
4 2 (0.92%) Publishing
5 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (29.03%) Analyst
2 32 (14.75%) Developer
3 24 (11.06%) Project Manager
4 23 (10.60%) Information Analyst
5 17 (7.83%) NHS Project Manager
6 16 (7.37%) NHS Information Analyst
7 14 (6.45%) Business Analyst
8 13 (5.99%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (5.07%) Trainer
9 11 (5.07%) Senior Information Analyst
9 11 (5.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 10 (4.61%) Business Manager
10 10 (4.61%) SQL Developer
11 9 (4.15%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 8 (3.69%) Architect
12 8 (3.69%) Applications Support
13 7 (3.23%) NHS Business Analyst
13 7 (3.23%) QlikView Developer
14 6 (2.76%) NHS Data Analyst
14 6 (2.76%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.69%) .NET
2 3 (1.38%) XML
3 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.92%) MDX
3 2 (0.92%) Xamarin.iOS
3 2 (0.92%) HTML
4 1 (0.46%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.46%) CSS
4 1 (0.46%) XHTML
4 1 (0.46%) Middleware
4 1 (0.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.29%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.15%) DTV
4 8 (3.69%) PACS
5 6 (2.76%) Informatics
5 6 (2.76%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.30%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.92%) CMDB
7 2 (0.92%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.92%) Statistics
7 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.92%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.46%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.46%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.46%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.99%) Windows
2 5 (2.30%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.46%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.46%) Linux
4 1 (0.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.11%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (13.36%) Project Management
3 18 (8.29%) PRINCE2
4 15 (6.91%) ETL
5 14 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 13 (5.99%) Change Management
7 12 (5.53%) Migration
7 12 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (5.07%) ITIL
9 9 (4.15%) Quality Management
9 9 (4.15%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (3.69%) Information Management
10 8 (3.69%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.23%) Data Analysis
11 7 (3.23%) CRM
11 7 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (3.23%) Line Management
12 6 (2.76%) Mentoring
12 6 (2.76%) Change Control
12 6 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (29.95%) SQL
2 19 (8.76%) T-SQL
3 17 (7.83%) VBA
4 5 (2.30%) VB
5 3 (1.38%) C#
6 2 (0.92%) Java
6 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.46%) C++
7 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (6.45%) Degree
2 10 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.30%) MCSE
3 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.38%) PMP
4 3 (1.38%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.38%) CCNA
4 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.38%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.46%) MBA
6 1 (0.46%) MCSA
6 1 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.15%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.23%) SLA
3 4 (1.84%) QA
4 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) MOM
1 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.46%) XenMobile
1 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 49 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.99%) Tableau
3 10 (4.61%) SAP
4 8 (3.69%) Oracle
5 6 (2.76%) Cerner
5 6 (2.76%) Cisco
6 5 (2.30%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.38%) Citrix
7 3 (1.38%) BT
8 2 (0.92%) VMware
8 2 (0.92%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.46%) iSOFT
9 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.46%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.46%) Novell
9 1 (0.46%) Apple
9 1 (0.46%) Cognos
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