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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 100 129 187
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +58
Contract jobs citing NHS 117 73 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.97% 1.24% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.25% 3.29% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 42 27
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£325 £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £216 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £398 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.83 £44.58 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.26% +242.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £24.12 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £65.04 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.44%
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
2230 2216 2758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.59% 37.67% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 1608 2033
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 69
Average hourly rate £20.67 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £41.60 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 66 (30.28%) SQL
2 64 (29.36%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (22.02%) SQL Server
4 47 (21.56%) Microsoft
5 40 (18.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (14.68%) Project Management
8 30 (13.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (13.30%) Finance
10 27 (12.39%) QlikView
11 24 (11.01%) T-SQL
12 23 (10.55%) PRINCE2
13 22 (10.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (9.63%) Management Information System
15 20 (9.17%) MS Excel
16 19 (8.72%) VBA
16 19 (8.72%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (7.34%) Degree
18 15 (6.88%) SharePoint
18 15 (6.88%) Change Management
19 14 (6.42%) ETL
19 14 (6.42%) Programme Management
20 13 (5.96%) Windows
21 12 (5.50%) Telecoms
21 12 (5.50%) Tableau
22 11 (5.05%) Data Quality
22 11 (5.05%) Migration
22 11 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.38%) SAS
4 2 (0.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.46%) CMS
5 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.83%) MS Office
2 4 (1.83%) PowerPivot
3 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.92%) SAN
2 2 (0.92%) Internet
2 2 (0.92%) LAN
2 2 (0.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (0.46%) VLAN
3 1 (0.46%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.46%) LDAP
3 1 (0.46%) DHCP
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.46%) SNMP
3 1 (0.46%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.02%) SQL Server
2 40 (18.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (13.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (12.39%) QlikView
6 22 (10.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (8.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (5.05%) OLAP
10 5 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (2.29%) MS Access
11 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.38%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Power View
13 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.46%) MySQL
14 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
14 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Cucumber
2 4 (1.83%) Behat
2 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.46%) JIRA
5 1 (0.46%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 29 (13.30%) Finance
2 12 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.13%) Marketing
3 9 (4.13%) Electronics
3 9 (4.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.92%) Publishing
4 2 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 60 (27.52%) Analyst
2 35 (16.06%) Developer
3 23 (10.55%) Project Manager
3 23 (10.55%) Information Analyst
4 17 (7.80%) NHS Information Analyst
5 16 (7.34%) NHS Project Manager
6 15 (6.88%) Business Analyst
7 14 (6.42%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (5.50%) Senior Information Analyst
8 12 (5.50%) Business Manager
9 11 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 10 (4.59%) Trainer
11 9 (4.13%) SQL Developer
12 8 (3.67%) Architect
12 8 (3.67%) Applications Support
12 8 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 7 (3.21%) QlikView Developer
14 6 (2.75%) NHS Business Analyst
14 6 (2.75%) DBA
14 6 (2.75%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.59%) .NET
2 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.38%) XML
3 2 (0.92%) MDX
3 2 (0.92%) Xamarin.iOS
3 2 (0.92%) HTML
4 1 (0.46%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.46%) CSS
4 1 (0.46%) WCF
4 1 (0.46%) WPF
4 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.46%) XHTML
4 1 (0.46%) Middleware
4 1 (0.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.63%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.13%) DTV
4 8 (3.67%) PACS
5 7 (3.21%) Informatics
6 6 (2.75%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.83%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.92%) CMDB
8 2 (0.92%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.92%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.92%) Statistics
9 1 (0.46%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.46%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.46%) IVR
9 1 (0.46%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.96%) Windows
2 6 (2.75%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.46%) Linux
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (29.36%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (14.68%) Project Management
3 23 (10.55%) PRINCE2
4 15 (6.88%) Change Management
5 14 (6.42%) Programme Management
5 14 (6.42%) ETL
6 11 (5.05%) Migration
6 11 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (4.13%) Quality Management
7 9 (4.13%) Information Management
7 9 (4.13%) ITIL
7 9 (4.13%) CRM
7 9 (4.13%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (4.13%) Line Management
7 9 (4.13%) Mentoring
8 7 (3.21%) Data Analysis
9 6 (2.75%) Business Analysis
9 6 (2.75%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (2.75%) User Stories
9 6 (2.75%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 66 (30.28%) SQL
2 24 (11.01%) T-SQL
3 19 (8.72%) VBA
4 5 (2.29%) VB
4 5 (2.29%) C#
5 2 (0.92%) Java
5 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.46%) C++
6 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (7.34%) Degree
2 8 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) MCSE
3 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.38%) PMP
4 3 (1.38%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.38%) CCNA
4 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.38%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.46%) MBA
6 1 (0.46%) MCSA
6 1 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.46%) IIBA
6 1 (0.46%) CBAP
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.05%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.21%) SLA
3 5 (2.29%) QA
4 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) MOM
1 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.46%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 47 (21.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.50%) Tableau
3 10 (4.59%) SAP
4 7 (3.21%) Oracle
4 7 (3.21%) Cisco
5 6 (2.75%) Cerner
6 3 (1.38%) BT
7 2 (0.92%) VMware
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.46%) Novell
8 1 (0.46%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.46%) Citrix
8 1 (0.46%) Cognos
8 1 (0.46%) Trillium
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £351 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £210 - £220 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £380 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £375.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago