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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
London / City of London
Rank 135 119 118
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing NHS 22 25 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.82% 1.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 2.02% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 57
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £187 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £408 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -3.33%

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
1125 1235 1945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.49% 40.32% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 942 1531
Median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 27
Median hourly rate £22.13 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.60 £22.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for NHS.

1 36 (67.92%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
3 14 (26.42%) HTML
4 12 (22.64%) CSS
5 10 (18.87%) PHP
6 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.21%) Magento
8 6 (11.32%) Front End Development
8 6 (11.32%) SQL
8 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.43%) Linux
9 5 (9.43%) Marketing
9 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (9.43%) jQuery
10 4 (7.55%) Degree
10 4 (7.55%) TDD
10 4 (7.55%) Finance
10 4 (7.55%) Scrum
10 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
10 4 (7.55%) Python
10 4 (7.55%) MySQL
10 4 (7.55%) Project Management
10 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
11 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (5.66%) ITIL
11 3 (5.66%) Java
11 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
11 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.66%) Migration

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.66%) Drupal
2 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Magento
2 1 (1.89%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.89%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.89%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) DHCP
1 2 (3.77%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) FTP
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) MPLS
2 1 (1.89%) SSH
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) VLAN
2 1 (1.89%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) MySQL
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.66%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.77%) Biml
3 2 (3.77%) MS Access
3 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.77%) Grunt
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 5 (9.43%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Interactive Media
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Magento Developer
7 3 (5.66%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Data Manager
8 2 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) HTML
2 12 (22.64%) CSS
3 5 (9.43%) jQuery
4 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.77%) CSS3
4 2 (3.77%) HTML5
4 2 (3.77%) LESS
4 2 (3.77%) Marionette.js
4 2 (3.77%) RESTful
4 2 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (3.77%) Sass
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.89%) CGI
5 1 (1.89%) Core Data
5 1 (1.89%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.89%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) LAMP
5 1 (1.89%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (1.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.89%) Informatics
4 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
3 6 (11.32%) Front End Development
4 4 (7.55%) Project Management
4 4 (7.55%) Scrum
4 4 (7.55%) TDD
5 3 (5.66%) BDD
5 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.66%) Information Governance
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL
5 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.66%) Migration
5 3 (5.66%) Open Source
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.66%) Wireframes
6 2 (3.77%) Analytics
6 2 (3.77%) Cross-Browser Development
6 2 (3.77%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.87%) PHP
3 6 (11.32%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 2 (3.77%) C++
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.89%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.77%) MCP
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) CCA
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) ECDL
3 1 (1.89%) MCSA
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) DICOM
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Alteryx
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Tableau
2 2 (3.77%) VMware
3 1 (1.89%) Cerner
3 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.89%) Citrix
3 1 (1.89%) Juniper
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