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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 94 110 146
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +36
Contract jobs citing NHS 100 101 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 1.66% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.26% 4.24% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 65 32
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £193 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Average hourly rate £11.75 £14.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.60 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.45 £120.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
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
1901 2381 2216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.03% 39.25% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1746 1676
Average daily rate £450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 46 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 67 (34.90%) SQL
2 59 (30.73%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 41 (21.35%) SQL Server
5 36 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (13.02%) MS Excel
6 25 (13.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (13.02%) QlikView
7 17 (8.85%) Finance
8 16 (8.33%) ETL
8 16 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (7.81%) Tableau
9 15 (7.81%) PRINCE2
9 15 (7.81%) VBA
9 15 (7.81%) Management Information System
10 14 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (6.77%) T-SQL
11 13 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (6.25%) Active Directory
12 12 (6.25%) Migration
12 12 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (5.73%) Degree
13 11 (5.73%) SharePoint
13 11 (5.73%) Information Governance
14 10 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (5.21%) Cerner
14 10 (5.21%) OLAP
14 10 (5.21%) Data Quality
15 9 (4.69%) Information Management
15 9 (4.69%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.56%) SAS
3 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.52%) Lync
4 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.04%) Cerner Millennium
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.08%) SAN
2 2 (1.04%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.52%) LAN
3 1 (0.52%) WAN
3 1 (0.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) VPN
3 1 (0.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 36 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (13.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (13.02%) QlikView
4 16 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (5.21%) OLAP
8 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.52%) MySQL
9 1 (0.52%) MS Access
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.56%) Behat
3 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.52%) MSTest
4 1 (0.52%) Moq
4 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (8.85%) Finance
2 4 (2.08%) Electronics
2 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.08%) Marketing
3 2 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (28.65%) Analyst
2 25 (13.02%) Developer
3 20 (10.42%) Information Analyst
4 18 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.29%) Data Analyst
5 14 (7.29%) NHS Information Analyst
6 12 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 11 (5.73%) Business Manager
7 11 (5.73%) SQL Developer
7 11 (5.73%) NHS Data Analyst
7 11 (5.73%) Trainer
8 10 (5.21%) DBA
8 10 (5.21%) NHS Project Manager
8 10 (5.21%) Senior Information Analyst
8 10 (5.21%) SQL DBA
9 9 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 9 (4.69%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.65%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (3.65%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.69%) HTML
2 7 (3.65%) XML
2 7 (3.65%) .NET
3 6 (3.13%) HTML5
4 4 (2.08%) CSS
5 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.04%) Xamarin.iOS
6 2 (1.04%) MDX
7 1 (0.52%) Autofac
7 1 (0.52%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.52%) AutoMapper
7 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.52%) JSON
7 1 (0.52%) Ajax
7 1 (0.52%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.52%) jQuery
7 1 (0.52%) RESTful
7 1 (0.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.13%) Informatics
4 4 (2.08%) DTV
4 4 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.04%) Open Source
5 2 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.04%) Statistics
6 1 (0.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.52%) PACS
6 1 (0.52%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.52%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.69%) Windows
2 3 (1.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.52%) Android
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.73%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (8.33%) ETL
3 15 (7.81%) PRINCE2
4 12 (6.25%) Migration
5 11 (5.73%) Information Governance
6 9 (4.69%) Information Management
6 9 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (4.69%) Data Migration
6 9 (4.69%) Project Management
6 9 (4.69%) Programme Management
7 8 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (3.65%) Quality Management
8 7 (3.65%) ITIL
9 5 (2.60%) CRM
9 5 (2.60%) Risk Management
10 4 (2.08%) Change Management
10 4 (2.08%) Data Protection
10 4 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (2.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 67 (34.90%) SQL
2 15 (7.81%) VBA
3 13 (6.77%) T-SQL
4 9 (4.69%) C#
5 5 (2.60%) VB
6 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.52%) Scala
7 1 (0.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (5.73%) Degree
2 8 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.56%) MCSE
4 2 (1.04%) CCNA
4 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.04%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.52%) CIPD
5 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.21%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.56%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) XenMobile
1 1 (0.52%) MOM
1 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.52%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 48 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.81%) Tableau
3 10 (5.21%) Cerner
4 8 (4.17%) Oracle
5 5 (2.60%) SAP
6 3 (1.56%) Citrix
6 3 (1.56%) Cisco
7 2 (1.04%) VMware
7 2 (1.04%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.52%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.52%) Infoflex
8 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.52%) iSOFT
8 1 (0.52%) Novell
8 1 (0.52%) Apple
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