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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 127 177 188
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 70 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.21% 0.59% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.99% 1.83% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £299 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% +8.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £44.58 £12.75 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+249.60% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £11.28 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.04 £14.05 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.59%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1753 2296 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.40% 32.42% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1660 1882
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £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 39 64 49
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.40 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 £48.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
NHS
London

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 49 (32.24%) SQL
2 35 (23.03%) SQL Server
3 21 (13.82%) Finance
4 19 (12.50%) Oracle
4 19 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (11.18%) MS Excel
6 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 16 (10.53%) Information Governance
7 15 (9.87%) Telecoms
8 14 (9.21%) Programme Management
8 14 (9.21%) Windows
9 13 (8.55%) Data Quality
9 13 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (7.89%) Manufacturing
10 12 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (7.89%) Marketing
11 11 (7.24%) Informatics
11 11 (7.24%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (7.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 11 (7.24%) Electronics
11 11 (7.24%) SAP
11 11 (7.24%) ETL
11 11 (7.24%) DTV
12 10 (6.58%) VB
12 10 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (5.92%) T-SQL
13 9 (5.92%) Active Directory
13 9 (5.92%) Cerner

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (2.63%) IBM Notes
1 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.97%) IIS
2 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) MS Project
2 3 (1.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (4.61%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (1.32%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) Firewall
2 1 (0.66%) IPsec
2 1 (0.66%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.66%) ISDN
2 1 (0.66%) LAN
2 1 (0.66%) PSTN
2 1 (0.66%) WAN
2 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.95%) QlikView
6 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.32%) OLAP
7 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.66%) MS Access
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.66%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.97%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.66%) MSTest
3 1 (0.66%) Moq
3 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (13.82%) Finance
2 15 (9.87%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 12 (7.89%) Marketing
4 11 (7.24%) Electronics
5 4 (2.63%) Retail
6 3 (1.97%) Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Back Office
7 2 (1.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (40.79%) Analyst
2 19 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 17 (11.18%) Project Manager
4 14 (9.21%) Developer
4 14 (9.21%) Data Analyst
4 14 (9.21%) NHS Data Analyst
5 13 (8.55%) NHS Information Analyst
6 11 (7.24%) NHS Project Manager
7 10 (6.58%) Quality Analyst
7 10 (6.58%) Data Quality Analyst
7 10 (6.58%) SQL Developer
7 10 (6.58%) Configuration Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) Senior Information Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.29%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (3.29%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.63%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.26%) CSS
2 4 (2.63%) .NET
3 3 (1.97%) HTML
4 2 (1.32%) Web Services
5 1 (0.66%) XML
5 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.66%) JSON
5 1 (0.66%) jQuery
5 1 (0.66%) RESTful
5 1 (0.66%) HTML5
5 1 (0.66%) Autofac
5 1 (0.66%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.66%) AutoMapper
5 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) DTV
1 11 (7.24%) Informatics
2 4 (2.63%) Smartcard
3 3 (1.97%) IPTV
3 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.97%) FMCG
3 3 (1.97%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.32%) GIS
4 2 (1.32%) PACS
4 2 (1.32%) Economics
5 1 (0.66%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.21%) Windows
2 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.97%) Linux
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (10.53%) Information Governance
3 14 (9.21%) Programme Management
4 11 (7.24%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (7.24%) ETL
5 7 (4.61%) ITIL
5 7 (4.61%) PRINCE2
5 7 (4.61%) Project Management
5 7 (4.61%) Service Delivery
5 7 (4.61%) Migration
6 6 (3.95%) Service Management
7 4 (2.63%) Data Analysis
7 4 (2.63%) Data Migration
8 3 (1.97%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (1.97%) Security Testing
8 3 (1.97%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (1.97%) DevOps
8 3 (1.97%) Business Analysis
8 3 (1.97%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (1.97%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (32.24%) SQL
2 10 (6.58%) VB
3 9 (5.92%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.61%) C
5 3 (1.97%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.32%) C#
7 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (0.66%) CCNP
3 1 (0.66%) CCNA
3 1 (0.66%) ISEB
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.55%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.29%) SLA
3 3 (1.97%) QA
4 2 (1.32%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (5.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (12.50%) Oracle
2 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.24%) SAP
4 9 (5.92%) Cerner
5 4 (2.63%) Lotus
5 4 (2.63%) VMware
6 3 (1.97%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.32%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.32%) Tableau
8 1 (0.66%) Dundas
8 1 (0.66%) Cisco
8 1 (0.66%) iSOFT
8 1 (0.66%) BT
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