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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
London / City of London
Rank 129 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 21 47 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 1.50% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 3.94% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 62
Median daily rate £375 £319 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £187 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 3
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £15.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.61% +3.36%

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
1042 1193 1932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.17% 38.02% 37.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 922 1514
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 33
Median hourly rate £20.38 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +9.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.12 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for NHS.

1 35 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.64%) HTML
4 12 (21.82%) CSS
5 8 (14.55%) PHP
5 8 (14.55%) Finance
6 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.73%) Magento
6 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (10.91%) Front End Development
7 6 (10.91%) Marketing
7 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
7 6 (10.91%) SQL
8 5 (9.09%) ITIL
8 5 (9.09%) Linux
8 5 (9.09%) Project Management
8 5 (9.09%) Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Scrum
9 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
9 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (5.45%) Low Latency
10 3 (5.45%) Office 365
10 3 (5.45%) Sass
10 3 (5.45%) Analytics
10 3 (5.45%) Grunt
10 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (5.45%) Line Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) Apache
1 2 (3.64%) CMS
1 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.82%) Drupal
2 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.82%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) DHCP
1 3 (5.45%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) Skype
2 2 (3.64%) SSL
2 2 (3.64%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) FTP
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) IPsec
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) MPLS
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) SSH
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) VLAN
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (5.45%) MySQL
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.64%) Biml
3 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.64%) MS Access
3 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Grunt
2 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.82%) gulp
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Magento Developer
6 3 (5.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) HTML Developer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) HTML
2 12 (21.82%) CSS
3 3 (5.45%) jQuery
3 3 (5.45%) Sass
4 2 (3.64%) CSS3
4 2 (3.64%) HTML5
4 2 (3.64%) LAMP
4 2 (3.64%) LESS
4 2 (3.64%) Marionette.js
4 2 (3.64%) RESTful
4 2 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.82%) CGI
5 1 (1.82%) Django
5 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.82%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.82%) J2EE
5 1 (1.82%) REST
5 1 (1.82%) Symfony
5 1 (1.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.82%) NPfIT
3 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
3 6 (10.91%) Front End Development
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Migration
4 5 (9.09%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum
6 3 (5.45%) Analytics
6 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.45%) Information Governance
6 3 (5.45%) Line Management
6 3 (5.45%) Low Latency
6 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.45%) TDD
6 3 (5.45%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.55%) PHP
3 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) C++
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
5 2 (3.64%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.82%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) MCP
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) MCITP
3 2 (3.64%) MCSE
3 2 (3.64%) MCTS
4 1 (1.82%) ECDL
4 1 (1.82%) MCSA
4 1 (1.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) DICOM
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.45%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) Alteryx
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Tableau
4 1 (1.82%) Cerner
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Juniper
4 1 (1.82%) NetApp
4 1 (1.82%) Panasonic
4 1 (1.82%) Veeam
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