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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 126 171 178
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +7
Contract jobs citing NHS 74 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.25% 0.63% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.27% 1.96% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £301 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% +13.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £44.58 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+256.60% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £11.10 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.04 £14.10 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -9.18%
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
1735 2344 2530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.41% 32.34% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1216 1716 1907
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 44 (31.88%) SQL
2 32 (23.19%) SQL Server
3 20 (14.49%) Finance
4 18 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
5 16 (11.59%) Programme Management
6 15 (10.87%) MS Excel
7 14 (10.14%) Manufacturing
7 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (9.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 13 (9.42%) Marketing
8 13 (9.42%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (9.42%) Electronics
8 13 (9.42%) Telecoms
8 13 (9.42%) Windows
8 13 (9.42%) SAP
8 13 (9.42%) Oracle
8 13 (9.42%) DTV
9 11 (7.97%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (7.25%) Information Governance
11 9 (6.52%) ETL
11 9 (6.52%) Data Quality
12 8 (5.80%) Informatics
12 8 (5.80%) CSS
12 8 (5.80%) T-SQL
12 8 (5.80%) VB
13 7 (5.07%) HTML
13 7 (5.07%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.90%) IBM Notes
1 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.17%) IIS
2 3 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS Project
2 3 (2.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.72%) GIMP
4 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (9.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.62%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (0.72%) IPsec
2 1 (0.72%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.72%) LAN
2 1 (0.72%) WAN
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.97%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.62%) QlikView
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 7
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.72%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.72%) OLAP
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.17%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.45%) MSTest
3 2 (1.45%) Moq
3 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (14.49%) Finance
2 14 (10.14%) Manufacturing
3 13 (9.42%) Electronics
3 13 (9.42%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.42%) Marketing
4 3 (2.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (38.41%) Analyst
2 16 (11.59%) Developer
3 15 (10.87%) Information Analyst
4 13 (9.42%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.25%) Data Analyst
5 10 (7.25%) SQL Developer
5 10 (7.25%) Configuration Analyst
5 10 (7.25%) NHS Information Analyst
5 10 (7.25%) NHS Data Analyst
6 7 (5.07%) NHS Project Manager
6 7 (5.07%) Quality Analyst
6 7 (5.07%) Data Quality Analyst
6 7 (5.07%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.07%) Trainer
6 7 (5.07%) Architect
7 6 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (4.35%) Senior Information Analyst
8 5 (3.62%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (3.62%) Service Analyst
9 4 (2.90%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.80%) CSS
2 7 (5.07%) HTML
2 7 (5.07%) .NET
3 4 (2.90%) Web Services
3 4 (2.90%) XML
3 4 (2.90%) HTML5
4 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.45%) jQuery
5 2 (1.45%) RESTful
5 2 (1.45%) Autofac
5 2 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (1.45%) AutoMapper
5 2 (1.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.45%) JSON
6 1 (0.72%) WCF
6 1 (0.72%) J2EE
6 1 (0.72%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.72%) Itk
6 1 (0.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) DTV
2 8 (5.80%) Informatics
3 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.90%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.45%) GIS
5 2 (1.45%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.45%) PACS
5 2 (1.45%) Economics
5 2 (1.45%) IPTV
5 2 (1.45%) FMCG
5 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.72%) Open Source
6 1 (0.72%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.72%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.72%) Podcast
6 1 (0.72%) Animation
6 1 (0.72%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.42%) Windows
2 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.45%) Linux
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (11.59%) Programme Management
3 13 (9.42%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (7.25%) Information Governance
5 9 (6.52%) ETL
6 7 (5.07%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.35%) ITIL
7 6 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.90%) Service Management
8 4 (2.90%) Migration
8 4 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.90%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.17%) Data Management
9 3 (2.17%) Project Management
9 3 (2.17%) Validation
9 3 (2.17%) Data Modelling
9 3 (2.17%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (2.17%) DevOps
9 3 (2.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.88%) SQL
2 8 (5.80%) T-SQL
2 8 (5.80%) VB
3 4 (2.90%) C
4 3 (2.17%) C#
4 3 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (0.72%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.72%) CCNP
3 1 (0.72%) CCNA
3 1 (0.72%) ISEB
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.72%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.90%) HL7
3 3 (2.17%) SLA
3 3 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.42%) Oracle
2 13 (9.42%) SAP
3 7 (5.07%) Cerner
4 4 (2.90%) Lotus
4 4 (2.90%) VMware
5 2 (1.45%) Tableau
5 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.72%) iSOFT
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco
6 1 (0.72%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe
6 1 (0.72%) Citrix
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