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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 106 121 165
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +44
Contract jobs citing NHS 99 82 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.81% 1.31% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.03% 3.47% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 29
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% +9.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £196 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.40 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.60 £135.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.80%
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
1967 2362 2405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.90% 37.75% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1500 1785 1797
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £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 30 34 53
Average hourly rate £19.35 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £11.80 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.25 £45.98 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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 1 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 1 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 66 (35.48%) SQL
2 62 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 44 (23.66%) SQL Server
5 33 (17.74%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (15.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (14.52%) Finance
8 25 (13.44%) MS Excel
8 25 (13.44%) QlikView
9 18 (9.68%) VBA
10 17 (9.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (8.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (8.06%) Project Management
12 15 (8.06%) Management Information System
13 14 (7.53%) PRINCE2
13 14 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (6.99%) Tableau
14 13 (6.99%) T-SQL
14 13 (6.99%) ETL
14 13 (6.99%) Active Directory
15 12 (6.45%) Degree
15 12 (6.45%) Programme Management
16 11 (5.91%) Migration
16 11 (5.91%) SharePoint
16 11 (5.91%) Data Quality
16 11 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (5.38%) Cerner
17 10 (5.38%) OLAP
17 10 (5.38%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.08%) SAS
3 1 (0.54%) Lync
3 1 (0.54%) IIS
3 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (13.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
3 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.54%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (4.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.15%) SAN
2 2 (1.08%) Firewall
3 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.54%) LDAP
3 1 (0.54%) LAN
3 1 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.54%) VPN
3 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.74%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (15.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (13.44%) QlikView
5 17 (9.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (8.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (5.38%) OLAP
10 3 (1.61%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.08%) MS Access
11 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.54%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.54%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.54%) MySQL
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.61%) Behat
3 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.54%) Moq
4 1 (0.54%) MSTest
4 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (14.52%) Finance
2 8 (4.30%) Manufacturing
2 8 (4.30%) Electronics
2 8 (4.30%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.30%) Marketing
3 2 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (29.57%) Analyst
2 27 (14.52%) Developer
3 21 (11.29%) Information Analyst
4 18 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.53%) NHS Information Analyst
6 13 (6.99%) NHS Project Manager
6 13 (6.99%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (6.45%) Business Manager
8 11 (5.91%) SQL Developer
8 11 (5.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 11 (5.91%) Senior Information Analyst
8 11 (5.91%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 10 (5.38%) DBA
9 10 (5.38%) SQL DBA
9 10 (5.38%) Data Analyst
10 9 (4.84%) NHS Data Analyst
11 7 (3.76%) Trainer
11 7 (3.76%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.23%) Applications Support
12 6 (3.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.84%) .NET
2 8 (4.30%) HTML
3 7 (3.76%) XML
4 4 (2.15%) CSS
4 4 (2.15%) HTML5
5 3 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.08%) Xamarin.iOS
6 2 (1.08%) MDX
7 1 (0.54%) jQuery
7 1 (0.54%) RESTful
7 1 (0.54%) JSON
7 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.54%) Ajax
7 1 (0.54%) XHTML
7 1 (0.54%) Web Services
7 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.54%) AutoMapper
7 1 (0.54%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.54%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.06%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.30%) DTV
4 6 (3.23%) Informatics
5 3 (1.61%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.08%) Statistics
6 2 (1.08%) Open Source
7 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.54%) PACS
7 1 (0.54%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.54%) User Experience
7 1 (0.54%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.84%) Windows
2 3 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.54%) Android
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.54%) Linux
4 1 (0.54%) UNIX
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (8.06%) Project Management
3 14 (7.53%) PRINCE2
4 13 (6.99%) ETL
5 12 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 11 (5.91%) Migration
7 10 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (4.84%) Information Management
8 9 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.30%) Quality Management
9 8 (4.30%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (3.76%) Information Governance
11 6 (3.23%) ITIL
11 6 (3.23%) CRM
11 6 (3.23%) Risk Management
12 5 (2.69%) Change Management
12 5 (2.69%) Line Management
13 4 (2.15%) User Stories
13 4 (2.15%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 66 (35.48%) SQL
2 18 (9.68%) VBA
3 13 (6.99%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.76%) VB
4 7 (3.76%) C#
5 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.08%) Java
5 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.54%) Scala
6 1 (0.54%) PHP
6 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (6.45%) Degree
2 8 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.15%) MCSE
4 3 (1.61%) NVQ Level 3
4 3 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.61%) CCNA
4 3 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) CIPD
5 1 (0.54%) PMP
5 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.91%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.69%) SLA
3 3 (1.61%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (6.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) MOM
1 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 48 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.99%) Tableau
3 10 (5.38%) Cerner
4 9 (4.84%) SAP
4 9 (4.84%) Oracle
5 4 (2.15%) Cisco
6 3 (1.61%) BT
6 3 (1.61%) Citrix
7 2 (1.08%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.08%) VMware
8 1 (0.54%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.54%) iSOFT
8 1 (0.54%) Novell
8 1 (0.54%) Apple
8 1 (0.54%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £325 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per day + DOE
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago