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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 100 135 168
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +33
Contract jobs citing NHS 102 67 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.88% 1.12% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.32% 2.98% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 48 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £280 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £131 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £500 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.84% -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
1917 2252 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.33% 37.67% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1736 1782
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.30 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 64 (32.49%) SQL
2 59 (29.95%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (22.34%) Microsoft
4 43 (21.83%) SQL Server
5 31 (15.74%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (15.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (14.72%) Finance
8 25 (12.69%) QlikView
9 24 (12.18%) MS Excel
10 23 (11.68%) Project Management
11 20 (10.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (9.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (8.63%) Management Information System
13 17 (8.63%) VBA
14 16 (8.12%) PRINCE2
15 15 (7.61%) Degree
15 15 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (7.11%) T-SQL
16 14 (7.11%) Programme Management
17 13 (6.60%) SharePoint
17 13 (6.60%) Active Directory
18 12 (6.09%) ETL
18 12 (6.09%) Change Management
18 12 (6.09%) Data Quality
19 11 (5.58%) Tableau
19 11 (5.58%) Migration
20 10 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
20 10 (5.08%) SAP
20 10 (5.08%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (6.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.02%) SAS
2 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.02%) IIS
3 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.51%) Lync
3 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (4.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.03%) SAN
2 2 (1.02%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.51%) LDAP
3 1 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) VPN
3 1 (0.51%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.74%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (15.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (12.69%) QlikView
5 20 (10.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (9.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (4.57%) OLAP
8 9 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.02%) MS Access
10 2 (1.02%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.51%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.51%) MySQL
11 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.52%) Behat
2 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA
4 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.51%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 29 (14.72%) Finance
2 9 (4.57%) Marketing
2 9 (4.57%) Manufacturing
2 9 (4.57%) Electronics
2 9 (4.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.02%) Legal
4 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (28.43%) Analyst
2 27 (13.71%) Developer
3 22 (11.17%) Project Manager
4 20 (10.15%) Information Analyst
5 16 (8.12%) NHS Project Manager
6 12 (6.09%) NHS Information Analyst
6 12 (6.09%) Business Manager
7 11 (5.58%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (5.08%) Data Analyst
8 10 (5.08%) NHS Data Analyst
8 10 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 9 (4.57%) Senior Information Analyst
9 9 (4.57%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (4.57%) SQL DBA
9 9 (4.57%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.57%) DBA
10 6 (3.05%) QlikView Developer
10 6 (3.05%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.05%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.06%) .NET
2 4 (2.03%) XML
2 4 (2.03%) HTML
3 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.02%) CSS
3 2 (1.02%) Xamarin.iOS
3 2 (1.02%) MDX
4 1 (0.51%) HTML5
4 1 (0.51%) Ajax
4 1 (0.51%) XHTML
4 1 (0.51%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.63%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.57%) DTV
4 6 (3.05%) Informatics
5 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.02%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.02%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.02%) Statistics
6 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.51%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.51%) CMDB
6 1 (0.51%) Open Source
6 1 (0.51%) PACS
6 1 (0.51%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.51%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.51%) BYOD
6 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.08%) Windows
2 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.51%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.51%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) UNIX
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.95%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (11.68%) Project Management
3 16 (8.12%) PRINCE2
4 14 (7.11%) Programme Management
5 12 (6.09%) ETL
5 12 (6.09%) Change Management
6 11 (5.58%) Migration
7 10 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.57%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (4.57%) ITIL
9 8 (4.06%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (4.06%) Information Governance
9 8 (4.06%) Risk Management
9 8 (4.06%) Information Management
10 7 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.55%) CRM
10 7 (3.55%) Quality Management
10 7 (3.55%) Line Management
11 5 (2.54%) Document Management
11 5 (2.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (32.49%) SQL
2 17 (8.63%) VBA
3 14 (7.11%) T-SQL
4 8 (4.06%) VB
5 4 (2.03%) C#
6 2 (1.02%) Java
6 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (7.61%) Degree
2 8 (4.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.03%) MCSE
4 3 (1.52%) NVQ Level 3
4 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.52%) CCNA
5 2 (1.02%) PMP
5 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) MBA
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.09%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.54%) SLA
3 4 (2.03%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) MOM
1 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.51%) XenMobile
1 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 44 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.58%) Tableau
3 10 (5.08%) SAP
4 8 (4.06%) Oracle
5 7 (3.55%) Cerner
6 4 (2.03%) Cisco
7 3 (1.52%) BT
7 3 (1.52%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.52%) Citrix
8 2 (1.02%) VMware
9 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.51%) iSOFT
9 1 (0.51%) Novell
9 1 (0.51%) Apple
9 1 (0.51%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £200 to £250 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £200 to £250 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £230 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £325 per day + DOE
Posted: 25 days ago