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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 112 111 129
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing NHS 81 100 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 1.67% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.26% 4.41% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 51 42
Average daily rate
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£334 £300 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £158 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £299
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £99.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.44% +637.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
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
1902 2270 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.59% 37.95% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1480 1664 1644
Average daily rate £470 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.27 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 72 (40.68%) SQL
2 58 (32.77%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (22.03%) Microsoft
4 33 (18.64%) SQL Server
5 30 (16.95%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (12.43%) MS Excel
8 20 (11.30%) QlikView
9 16 (9.04%) ETL
9 16 (9.04%) T-SQL
9 16 (9.04%) HTML
10 14 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (7.34%) HTML5
11 13 (7.34%) Management Information System
12 12 (6.78%) Finance
12 12 (6.78%) VBA
12 12 (6.78%) OLAP
12 12 (6.78%) XML
12 12 (6.78%) PRINCE2
12 12 (6.78%) Tableau
13 11 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (6.21%) Cerner
13 11 (6.21%) Project Management
14 10 (5.65%) C#
15 9 (5.08%) Windows
15 9 (5.08%) MS Office
15 9 (5.08%) Migration
15 9 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (5.08%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.56%) Lync
2 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.13%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.56%) GIMP
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.26%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.13%) SAN
2 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.95%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (11.30%) QlikView
5 14 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (6.78%) OLAP
8 11 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.56%) MySQL
10 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Subversion
2 2 (1.13%) Moq
2 2 (1.13%) MSTest
2 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) Behat
3 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (6.78%) Finance
2 5 (2.82%) Marketing
2 5 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.82%) Electronics
2 5 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.26%) Legal
4 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (25.42%) Analyst
2 28 (15.82%) Developer
3 18 (10.17%) Information Analyst
4 17 (9.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (8.47%) Trainer
6 14 (7.91%) Project Manager
6 14 (7.91%) Data Analyst
6 14 (7.91%) SQL Developer
7 12 (6.78%) NHS Information Analyst
8 11 (6.21%) NHS Data Analyst
9 9 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.52%) Senior Information Analyst
10 8 (4.52%) Business Manager
11 7 (3.95%) SQL DBA
11 7 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 7 (3.95%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.95%) DBA
12 6 (3.39%) NHS Project Manager
13 5 (2.82%) Information Manager
13 5 (2.82%) NHS Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.04%) HTML
2 13 (7.34%) HTML5
3 12 (6.78%) XML
4 6 (3.39%) CSS
5 5 (2.82%) .NET
6 3 (1.69%) jQuery
6 3 (1.69%) Web Services
6 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.13%) Autofac
7 2 (1.13%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.13%) RESTful
7 2 (1.13%) JSON
7 2 (1.13%) MDX
7 2 (1.13%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.13%) AutoMapper
8 1 (0.56%) Itk
8 1 (0.56%) WCF
8 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.34%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.39%) Informatics
4 5 (2.82%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.82%) DTV
5 3 (1.69%) PACS
5 3 (1.69%) Open Source
6 2 (1.13%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.13%) Statistics
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.56%) Animation
7 1 (0.56%) Podcast
7 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.56%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.56%) LIMS
7 1 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.08%) Windows
2 4 (2.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.13%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.77%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (9.04%) ETL
3 12 (6.78%) PRINCE2
4 11 (6.21%) Project Management
5 9 (5.08%) Migration
5 9 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (5.08%) Programme Management
5 9 (5.08%) Data Migration
5 9 (5.08%) Information Governance
6 7 (3.95%) Information Management
7 6 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (2.82%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (2.82%) ITIL
8 5 (2.82%) Risk Management
8 5 (2.82%) Quality Management
9 4 (2.26%) Performance Management
9 4 (2.26%) Data Analysis
9 4 (2.26%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (1.69%) Line Management
10 3 (1.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (40.68%) SQL
2 16 (9.04%) T-SQL
3 12 (6.78%) VBA
4 10 (5.65%) C#
5 7 (3.95%) VB
6 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.13%) PHP
8 1 (0.56%) Scala
8 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.56%) Delphi
8 1 (0.56%) VBScript
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (4.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) CIPD
3 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.56%) MCSE
3 1 (0.56%) ECDL
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.08%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.69%) HL7
2 3 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) XenMobile
1 1 (0.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 39 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.78%) Tableau
3 11 (6.21%) Cerner
4 7 (3.95%) Oracle
5 5 (2.82%) SAP
6 3 (1.69%) Citrix
7 2 (1.13%) CommVault
7 2 (1.13%) VMware
8 1 (0.56%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.56%) Infoflex
8 1 (0.56%) Apple
8 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.56%) iSOFT
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe
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