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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 99 133 180
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +47
Contract jobs citing NHS 100 74 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.90% 1.26% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.02% 3.49% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 41 30
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £44.58 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.61% +256.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £24.12 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £65.04 £14.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.44 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.81% -3.48%
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
1993 2120 2822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.87% 36.04% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1586 1498 2069
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 46 64
Average hourly rate £17.99 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 60 (28.99%) SQL
2 59 (28.50%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (20.29%) SQL Server
3 42 (20.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (18.84%) Microsoft
5 34 (16.43%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (16.43%) Project Management
6 30 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (12.56%) QlikView
7 26 (12.56%) T-SQL
8 22 (10.63%) PRINCE2
9 21 (10.14%) VBA
9 21 (10.14%) Finance
9 21 (10.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (9.18%) Management Information System
11 18 (8.70%) Windows
11 18 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (8.21%) MS Excel
13 16 (7.73%) Change Management
14 15 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (6.76%) Degree
16 12 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (5.80%) OLAP
16 12 (5.80%) ETL
16 12 (5.80%) Tableau
16 12 (5.80%) Data Quality
17 11 (5.31%) Line Management
17 11 (5.31%) SharePoint
17 11 (5.31%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.45%) SAS
2 3 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.48%) CMS
3 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.93%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.93%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.97%) MS Office
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.45%) LAN
2 2 (0.97%) DHCP
2 2 (0.97%) SNMP
2 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.97%) Internet
2 2 (0.97%) EIGRP
2 2 (0.97%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (0.97%) VLAN
3 1 (0.48%) Firewall
3 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.29%) SQL Server
1 42 (20.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 34 (16.43%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (12.56%) QlikView
5 21 (10.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (5.80%) OLAP
9 6 (2.90%) MS Access
9 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (2.42%) PerformancePoint
10 5 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
1 2 (0.97%) Behat
1 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.48%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (10.14%) Finance
2 11 (5.31%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.86%) Marketing
4 7 (3.38%) Electronics
4 7 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.97%) Publishing
5 2 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 66 (31.88%) Analyst
2 34 (16.43%) Developer
3 24 (11.59%) Information Analyst
4 18 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 18 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 18 (8.70%) NHS Information Analyst
5 13 (6.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (6.28%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (5.80%) Senior Information Analyst
7 11 (5.31%) NHS Project Manager
8 10 (4.83%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.35%) Business Manager
10 8 (3.86%) NHS Business Analyst
10 8 (3.86%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 8 (3.86%) Trainer
10 8 (3.86%) Architect
11 7 (3.38%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) QlikView Developer
12 6 (2.90%) Applications Support
12 6 (2.90%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.38%) .NET
2 4 (1.93%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.97%) XML
3 2 (0.97%) WCF
3 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.48%) Xamarin.iOS
4 1 (0.48%) WPF
4 1 (0.48%) Middleware
4 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.18%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.86%) PACS
4 7 (3.38%) DTV
5 6 (2.90%) Informatics
5 6 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.93%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.93%) Smartcard
7 3 (1.45%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.45%) Statistics
8 2 (0.97%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.97%) IVR
8 2 (0.97%) CMDB
8 2 (0.97%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.48%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.70%) Windows
2 9 (4.35%) Windows XP
2 9 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.50%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (16.43%) Project Management
3 22 (10.63%) PRINCE2
4 16 (7.73%) Change Management
5 12 (5.80%) ETL
5 12 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (5.31%) Line Management
7 10 (4.83%) Mentoring
7 10 (4.83%) Migration
7 10 (4.83%) Programme Management
7 10 (4.83%) Business Analysis
8 9 (4.35%) ITIL
9 8 (3.86%) Data Analysis
10 7 (3.38%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (2.90%) Matrix Management
11 6 (2.90%) Change Control
11 6 (2.90%) Analytics
11 6 (2.90%) Quality Management
11 6 (2.90%) CRM
12 5 (2.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (28.99%) SQL
2 26 (12.56%) T-SQL
3 21 (10.14%) VBA
4 5 (2.42%) VB
5 4 (1.93%) C#
6 2 (0.97%) Java
6 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.48%) C++
7 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (6.76%) Degree
2 8 (3.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.93%) MCSE
3 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.45%) PMP
4 3 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.45%) CCNA
4 3 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.45%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.48%) IIBA
5 1 (0.48%) CBAP
5 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.48%) MCSA
5 1 (0.48%) MBA
5 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.80%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.86%) SLA
3 4 (1.93%) QA
4 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (0.97%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.80%) Tableau
3 8 (3.86%) SAP
3 8 (3.86%) Cisco
4 7 (3.38%) Oracle
5 4 (1.93%) Cerner
6 3 (1.45%) BT
7 1 (0.48%) VMware
7 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.48%) Citrix
7 1 (0.48%) Cognos
7 1 (0.48%) Trillium
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