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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 125 105 130
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Contract jobs citing NHS 32 98 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 1.78% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.51% 4.81% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 74 57
Median daily rate £363 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £187 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £687 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.80 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £21.00 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.69%
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
1274 2037 2405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.97% 36.98% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1044 1568 1804
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.45 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.91 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £61.70 £45.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016, 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 23 (31.51%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.55%) SQL
3 14 (19.18%) Windows
4 9 (12.33%) Project Management
5 8 (10.96%) ITIL
5 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.96%) .NET
6 7 (9.59%) CSS
6 7 (9.59%) HTML
6 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.22%) Windows Server
7 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
7 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.22%) MVC
7 6 (8.22%) VMware
8 5 (6.85%) Games
8 5 (6.85%) C#
8 5 (6.85%) C++
8 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.85%) Front End Development
8 5 (6.85%) jQuery
9 4 (5.48%) Online Games
9 4 (5.48%) Degree
9 4 (5.48%) Sitecore
9 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (5.48%) Social Media
9 4 (5.48%) CSS3

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 3 (4.11%) CMS
1 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.11%) Node.js
2 2 (2.74%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.74%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.37%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Magento
1 1 (1.37%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) DHCP
1 2 (2.74%) DNS
1 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.37%) QlikView
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
1 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) Grunt
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.37%) Xcode
General
1 5 (6.85%) Games
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Interactive Media
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Developer
2 18 (24.66%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Service Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) C++ Developer
4 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.11%) Information Analyst
5 3 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (2.74%) Head of Delivery
6 2 (2.74%) iOS Developer
6 2 (2.74%) Objective-C Developer
6 2 (2.74%) Server Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) .NET
2 7 (9.59%) CSS
2 7 (9.59%) HTML
3 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.85%) jQuery
5 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (5.48%) CSS3
6 3 (4.11%) HTML5
7 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.74%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.74%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (2.74%) XML
8 1 (1.37%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.37%) Express
8 1 (1.37%) JBoss Seam
8 1 (1.37%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.48%) Online Games
1 4 (5.48%) Social Media
2 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.37%) Informatics
4 1 (1.37%) Statistics
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.74%) Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (12.33%) Project Management
3 8 (10.96%) ITIL
4 6 (8.22%) MVC
5 5 (6.85%) Front End Development
6 4 (5.48%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.11%) Analytics
7 3 (4.11%) Migration
7 3 (4.11%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.74%) Information Governance
8 2 (2.74%) Information Management
8 2 (2.74%) Information Security
8 2 (2.74%) iOS Development
8 2 (2.74%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (2.74%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.74%) Records Management
8 2 (2.74%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (2.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.85%) C#
3 5 (6.85%) C++
4 3 (4.11%) Java
4 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.74%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.74%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.74%) PHP
5 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.37%) PMP
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) VMware
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.11%) Citrix
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle
6 1 (1.37%) Avaya
6 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.37%) Dell
6 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.37%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) IBM
6 1 (1.37%) Symantec
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