The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 125 175 186
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 70 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 0.60% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.95% 1.84% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 21
Average daily rate
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£318 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.45% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £44.58 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+242.88% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £11.20 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.04 £14.20 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1773 2338 2491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.96% 32.88% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1711 1909
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 60 49
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.10 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
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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 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 51 (32.48%) SQL
2 37 (23.57%) SQL Server
3 23 (14.65%) Oracle
4 20 (12.74%) Finance
4 20 (12.74%) Information Governance
5 19 (12.10%) MS Excel
5 19 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (10.19%) Windows
7 15 (9.55%) Data Quality
7 15 (9.55%) Microsoft
8 14 (8.92%) Telecoms
8 14 (8.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (8.28%) Informatics
9 13 (8.28%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (7.64%) Programme Management
10 12 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (7.01%) Marketing
11 11 (7.01%) Manufacturing
11 11 (7.01%) ETL
11 11 (7.01%) VB
11 11 (7.01%) Active Directory
12 10 (6.37%) DTV
12 10 (6.37%) SAP
12 10 (6.37%) Electronics
12 10 (6.37%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (6.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 9 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (5.73%) CSS
13 9 (5.73%) Cerner

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (2.55%) IBM Notes
1 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.55%) MS Office
3 3 (1.91%) MS Project
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (6.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (4.46%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (1.27%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) LAN
1 2 (1.27%) WAN
1 2 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (0.64%) IPsec
2 1 (0.64%) ISDN
2 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.64%) VPN
2 1 (0.64%) PSTN
2 1 (0.64%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.28%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.82%) QlikView
7 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.27%) OLAP
8 1 (0.64%) MS Access
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.64%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (12.74%) Finance
2 14 (8.92%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.01%) Marketing
3 11 (7.01%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.37%) Electronics
5 4 (2.55%) Retail
6 3 (1.91%) Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Automotive
7 2 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (42.68%) Analyst
2 20 (12.74%) Information Analyst
3 18 (11.46%) Project Manager
4 16 (10.19%) Data Analyst
4 16 (10.19%) NHS Data Analyst
5 14 (8.92%) NHS Information Analyst
6 13 (8.28%) Developer
7 12 (7.64%) Data Quality Analyst
7 12 (7.64%) Quality Analyst
7 12 (7.64%) NHS Project Manager
8 11 (7.01%) SQL Developer
9 10 (6.37%) Configuration Analyst
10 8 (5.10%) Service Analyst
11 7 (4.46%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (4.46%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.82%) Senior Information Analyst
12 6 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (3.18%) 1st Line Support
13 5 (3.18%) Business Analyst
14 4 (2.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.73%) CSS
2 2 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) Web Services
3 1 (0.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) Informatics
2 10 (6.37%) DTV
3 4 (2.55%) Smartcard
4 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.91%) IPTV
4 3 (1.91%) FMCG
4 3 (1.91%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.27%) Economics
5 2 (1.27%) PACS
5 2 (1.27%) GIS
6 1 (0.64%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.64%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.19%) Windows
2 7 (4.46%) Windows XP
3 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.91%) Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.74%) Information Governance
2 19 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (7.64%) Programme Management
4 11 (7.01%) ETL
5 10 (6.37%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (5.10%) Project Management
6 8 (5.10%) Migration
7 7 (4.46%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.46%) Service Management
7 7 (4.46%) ITIL
8 6 (3.82%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.55%) Data Migration
9 4 (2.55%) Data Analysis
9 4 (2.55%) Data Management
9 4 (2.55%) ITSM
10 3 (1.91%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.91%) Business Analysis
10 3 (1.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (1.91%) Security Testing
10 3 (1.91%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.48%) SQL
2 11 (7.01%) VB
3 8 (5.10%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.82%) C
5 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.64%) C#
6 1 (0.64%) Java
6 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.27%) Degree
3 1 (0.64%) CCNP
3 1 (0.64%) CCNA
3 1 (0.64%) ISEB
3 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.64%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.55%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.82%) SLA
3 3 (1.91%) QA
4 1 (0.64%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (7.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) SCCM
2 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (14.65%) Oracle
2 15 (9.55%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.37%) SAP
4 9 (5.73%) Cerner
5 4 (2.55%) Lotus
6 3 (1.91%) VMware
6 3 (1.91%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.27%) Tableau
7 2 (1.27%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.64%) BT
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco
8 1 (0.64%) Adobe
8 1 (0.64%) iSOFT
8 1 (0.64%) Dundas
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