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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 140 107 126
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +19
Contract jobs citing NHS 31 82 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 1.74% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 4.44% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 61 56
Median daily rate £328 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £289 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -16.66%
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
1397 1845 2166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.92% 39.18% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1464 1557
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 54
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.98 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.01 £25.00 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 34 (55.74%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.51%) HTML
4 12 (19.67%) CSS
5 11 (18.03%) SQL
5 11 (18.03%) jQuery
6 10 (16.39%) CSS3
6 10 (16.39%) PHP
6 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
7 9 (14.75%) Front End Development
7 9 (14.75%) HTML5
8 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
9 6 (9.84%) Linux
9 6 (9.84%) User Experience
10 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (8.20%) Windows
10 5 (8.20%) MS Office
10 5 (8.20%) Java
10 5 (8.20%) Finance
10 5 (8.20%) VMware
10 5 (8.20%) Marketing
11 4 (6.56%) Degree
11 4 (6.56%) Quality Management
11 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
11 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (6.56%) Adobe
11 4 (6.56%) DNS
11 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
11 4 (6.56%) Magento

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 4 (6.56%) Drupal
2 3 (4.92%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) WordPress
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.64%) Kentico
4 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.64%) InDesign
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.64%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) DNS
2 3 (4.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) FTP
4 1 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) Intranet
4 1 (1.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.92%) MySQL
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Biml
2 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.64%) QlikView
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.64%) Grunt
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) Xcode
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
1 5 (8.20%) Marketing
2 4 (6.56%) Interactive Media
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (13.11%) Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Magento Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Data Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Field Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) HTML Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) HTML
2 12 (19.67%) CSS
3 11 (18.03%) jQuery
4 10 (16.39%) CSS3
5 9 (14.75%) HTML5
6 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.56%) Node.js
8 3 (4.92%) React
9 2 (3.28%) Ajax
9 2 (3.28%) LESS
9 2 (3.28%) REST
9 2 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (3.28%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.28%) XHTML
10 1 (1.64%) .NET
10 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.64%) LAMP
10 1 (1.64%) SOAP
10 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) User Experience
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.64%) Animation
5 1 (1.64%) Blog
5 1 (1.64%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) Windows
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) Android
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (14.75%) Front End Development
3 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (6.56%) Quality Management
4 3 (4.92%) BDD
4 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
4 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
4 3 (4.92%) Information Management
4 3 (4.92%) ITIL
4 3 (4.92%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (4.92%) Migration
4 3 (4.92%) Service Design
4 3 (4.92%) Validation
5 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.28%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (3.28%) Pair Programming
5 2 (3.28%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.28%) Project Management
5 2 (3.28%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.03%) SQL
3 10 (16.39%) PHP
4 5 (8.20%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.92%) Python
6 3 (4.92%) Ruby
7 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) C#
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) MCP
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.64%) CCA
4 1 (1.64%) CCNA
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) MCSA
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
1 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
1 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) Adobe
4 2 (3.28%) Alteryx
4 2 (3.28%) Tableau
5 1 (1.64%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.64%) Apple
5 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Dell
5 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec