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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 118 157 172
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +15
Contract jobs citing NHS 91 66 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.55% 0.91% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.47% 2.40% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 43 29
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £167 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £270 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £14.50 £16.61
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -12.67%
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
2034 2753 2758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.60% 37.91% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1539 2078 2046
Average daily rate £470 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 65
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.65 £39.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 October 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 22 October 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 58 (35.58%) SQL
2 34 (20.86%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (20.25%) SQL Server
4 25 (15.34%) Microsoft
4 25 (15.34%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (10.43%) Windows
6 15 (9.20%) ETL
7 14 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (8.59%) MS Excel
8 13 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (7.36%) QlikView
9 12 (7.36%) Finance
10 11 (6.75%) Programme Management
10 11 (6.75%) Project Management
10 11 (6.75%) T-SQL
10 11 (6.75%) HTML
11 10 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (6.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (6.13%) PRINCE2
11 10 (6.13%) Manufacturing
12 9 (5.52%) Electronics
12 9 (5.52%) Telecoms
12 9 (5.52%) Management Information System
12 9 (5.52%) DTV
12 9 (5.52%) Oracle
12 9 (5.52%) SAP
12 9 (5.52%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (5.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 9 (5.52%) Marketing
13 8 (4.91%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.84%) IIS
2 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.91%) MS Office
3 3 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.84%) MS Project
4 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.61%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 9 (5.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.07%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) LAN
1 2 (1.23%) WAN
1 2 (1.23%) Firewall
2 1 (0.61%) IPsec
2 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.61%) VPN
2 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.61%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.34%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (7.36%) QlikView
6 10 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (6.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.68%) OLAP
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 7
10 1 (0.61%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.61%) MySQL
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.84%) Subversion
2 3 (1.84%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.23%) MSTest
3 2 (1.23%) Moq
3 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (7.36%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.52%) Electronics
3 9 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.52%) Marketing
4 4 (2.45%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (25.77%) Analyst
2 26 (15.95%) Developer
3 19 (11.66%) Project Manager
4 15 (9.20%) SQL Developer
5 13 (7.98%) Trainer
6 11 (6.75%) Information Analyst
7 10 (6.13%) Configuration Analyst
8 9 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (4.91%) NHS Project Manager
9 8 (4.91%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.68%) NHS Information Analyst
10 6 (3.68%) NHS Data Analyst
10 6 (3.68%) Architect
11 5 (3.07%) Senior Manager
12 4 (2.45%) Quality Analyst
12 4 (2.45%) Data Quality Analyst
12 4 (2.45%) SQL DBA
12 4 (2.45%) Applications Support
12 4 (2.45%) DBA
12 4 (2.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.75%) HTML
2 8 (4.91%) HTML5
2 8 (4.91%) .NET
2 8 (4.91%) XML
3 5 (3.07%) CSS
4 4 (2.45%) Web Services
5 3 (1.84%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.84%) jQuery
6 2 (1.23%) AutoMapper
6 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.23%) RESTful
6 2 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (1.23%) Autofac
6 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.23%) JSON
6 2 (1.23%) MDX
7 1 (0.61%) EDI
7 1 (0.61%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.61%) J2EE
7 1 (0.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.52%) Management Information System
1 9 (5.52%) DTV
2 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.45%) Informatics
3 4 (2.45%) PACS
3 4 (2.45%) Smartcard
4 3 (1.84%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.23%) GIS
6 1 (0.61%) LIMS
6 1 (0.61%) Podcast
6 1 (0.61%) Animation
6 1 (0.61%) Statistics
6 1 (0.61%) Open Source
6 1 (0.61%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.43%) Windows
2 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.61%) UNIX
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.86%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (9.20%) ETL
3 11 (6.75%) Programme Management
3 11 (6.75%) Project Management
4 10 (6.13%) PRINCE2
5 9 (5.52%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (4.91%) Information Governance
7 7 (4.29%) Migration
7 7 (4.29%) ITIL
8 6 (3.68%) Data Migration
8 6 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (3.68%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.07%) Information Management
9 5 (3.07%) Performance Management
10 4 (2.45%) Business Analysis
10 4 (2.45%) Service Management
11 3 (1.84%) Quality Management
11 3 (1.84%) Data Modelling
11 3 (1.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (35.58%) SQL
2 11 (6.75%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.29%) C#
3 7 (4.29%) VB
4 4 (2.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.84%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.23%) VBA
7 1 (0.61%) C
7 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.61%) PHP
7 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.61%) Delphi
7 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.45%) Security Cleared
1 4 (2.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.61%) ECDL
2 1 (0.61%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.61%) CCNP
2 1 (0.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.45%) HL7
3 2 (1.23%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.52%) Oracle
2 9 (5.52%) SAP
3 7 (4.29%) Cerner
4 6 (3.68%) VMware
5 3 (1.84%) Tableau
6 2 (1.23%) CommVault
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix
7 1 (0.61%) iSOFT
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco
7 1 (0.61%) Adobe
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 38 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 38 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £200 to £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago