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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 110 125 134
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Contract jobs citing NHS 98 94 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.73% 1.38% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 3.62% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 51 46
Average daily rate
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£333 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £156 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.69% -15.71%
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
2057 2599 2246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.41% 38.05% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1623 1927 1725
Average daily rate £475 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 60
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.01 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £42.50 £66.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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 73 (40.33%) SQL
2 53 (29.28%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (22.10%) SQL Server
4 36 (19.89%) Microsoft
5 29 (16.02%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (11.60%) MS Excel
7 18 (9.94%) HTML
8 17 (9.39%) T-SQL
8 17 (9.39%) ETL
8 17 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (9.39%) QlikView
9 14 (7.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (7.18%) HTML5
10 13 (7.18%) XML
10 13 (7.18%) PRINCE2
11 12 (6.63%) Management Information System
11 12 (6.63%) C#
12 11 (6.08%) Windows
12 11 (6.08%) Cerner
13 10 (5.52%) OLAP
13 10 (5.52%) Finance
13 10 (5.52%) Project Management
13 10 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (4.97%) Information Governance
14 9 (4.97%) Tableau
14 9 (4.97%) Data Quality
14 9 (4.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (4.97%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 4 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (1.66%) IIS
3 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.42%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) MS Project
3 2 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.55%) GIMP
4 1 (0.55%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (3.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.76%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) SAN
2 1 (0.55%) LAN
2 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.10%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.02%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (9.39%) QlikView
4 14 (7.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (5.52%) OLAP
6 10 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (4.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.66%) Subversion
2 3 (1.66%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.66%) MSTest
2 3 (1.66%) Moq
3 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (5.52%) Finance
2 7 (3.87%) Marketing
2 7 (3.87%) Manufacturing
2 7 (3.87%) Electronics
2 7 (3.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.21%) Legal
4 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (23.20%) Analyst
2 31 (17.13%) Developer
3 18 (9.94%) Project Manager
4 17 (9.39%) Information Analyst
5 16 (8.84%) SQL Developer
6 15 (8.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 13 (7.18%) Trainer
8 12 (6.63%) Data Analyst
9 9 (4.97%) NHS Data Analyst
9 9 (4.97%) NHS Information Analyst
10 8 (4.42%) DBA
10 8 (4.42%) NHS Project Manager
10 8 (4.42%) SQL DBA
11 7 (3.87%) Business Manager
11 7 (3.87%) Senior Information Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (3.31%) Architect
12 6 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 5 (2.76%) Configuration Analyst
13 5 (2.76%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.94%) HTML
2 13 (7.18%) HTML5
2 13 (7.18%) XML
3 9 (4.97%) .NET
4 7 (3.87%) CSS
5 5 (2.76%) Web Services
6 4 (2.21%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.21%) jQuery
7 3 (1.66%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.66%) JSON
7 3 (1.66%) RESTful
7 3 (1.66%) Autofac
7 3 (1.66%) AutoMapper
7 3 (1.66%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.10%) MDX
9 1 (0.55%) WCF
9 1 (0.55%) REST
9 1 (0.55%) CSS3
9 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.63%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.87%) DTV
4 5 (2.76%) Informatics
5 4 (2.21%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.21%) PACS
6 2 (1.10%) User Experience
6 2 (1.10%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.10%) GIS
6 2 (1.10%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.10%) Open Source
6 2 (1.10%) Statistics
7 1 (0.55%) Podcast
7 1 (0.55%) Animation
7 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.55%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.55%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.55%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.55%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.08%) Windows
2 4 (2.21%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.55%) Linux
5 1 (0.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.28%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (9.39%) ETL
3 13 (7.18%) PRINCE2
4 10 (5.52%) Project Management
4 10 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (4.97%) Information Governance
5 9 (4.97%) Programme Management
6 8 (4.42%) Migration
6 8 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (3.87%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (3.87%) Information Management
7 7 (3.87%) Data Migration
7 7 (3.87%) ITIL
8 5 (2.76%) Quality Management
9 4 (2.21%) Service Management
9 4 (2.21%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.21%) Performance Management
10 3 (1.66%) Project Planning
10 3 (1.66%) Web Development
10 3 (1.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (40.33%) SQL
2 17 (9.39%) T-SQL
3 12 (6.63%) C#
4 8 (4.42%) VB
4 8 (4.42%) VBA
5 5 (2.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.66%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.10%) PHP
8 1 (0.55%) Scala
8 1 (0.55%) C
8 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.55%) Delphi
8 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (4.42%) Degree
2 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.55%) CIPD
3 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) ECDL
3 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.55%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.97%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.76%) HL7
3 3 (1.66%) SLA
4 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 36 (19.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.08%) Cerner
3 9 (4.97%) Tableau
4 8 (4.42%) Oracle
5 7 (3.87%) SAP
6 5 (2.76%) VMware
7 2 (1.10%) CommVault
8 1 (0.55%) Infoflex
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe
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