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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 98 100 106
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing NHS 45 91 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.46% 1.79% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.66% 4.64% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 59
Average daily rate £311 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.07% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £220 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -43.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -3.22%
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
1229 1962 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.85% 38.68% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 1541 1672
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 39
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £22.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 31 (34.83%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (22.47%) SQL
3 16 (17.98%) Windows
3 16 (17.98%) Active Directory
4 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
5 11 (12.36%) Project Management
6 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (10.11%) HTML
8 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.99%) .NET
8 8 (8.99%) ITIL
9 7 (7.87%) CSS
10 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
10 6 (6.74%) C#
10 6 (6.74%) VMware
10 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (6.74%) Degree
10 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
11 5 (5.62%) jQuery
11 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
11 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (5.62%) Information Governance
11 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (5.62%) Front End Development
11 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
11 5 (5.62%) MVC
11 5 (5.62%) Finance
11 5 (5.62%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) CMS
3 2 (2.25%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.25%) Node.js
4 1 (1.12%) Apache
4 1 (1.12%) Drupal
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.12%) SAS
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) SystmOne
2 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) WAN
2 3 (3.37%) LAN
3 2 (2.25%) Firewall
3 2 (2.25%) OSPF
3 2 (2.25%) RIP
3 2 (2.25%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (2.25%) VoIP
3 2 (2.25%) VPN
3 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.49%) OLAP
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.37%) MySQL
6 3 (3.37%) QlikView
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.12%) MS Access
8 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.25%) Bitbucket
1 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Marketing
3 3 (3.37%) Games
3 3 (3.37%) Interactive Media
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Analyst
2 22 (24.72%) Developer
3 9 (10.11%) Service Analyst
3 9 (10.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) Information Analyst
5 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) C++ Developer
6 4 (4.49%) NHS Information Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) NHS BI Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Senior NHS Information Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) HTML
2 8 (8.99%) .NET
3 7 (7.87%) CSS
4 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.62%) jQuery
6 4 (4.49%) HTML5
6 4 (4.49%) XML
7 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.37%) CSS3
8 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.25%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.25%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (1.12%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.12%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.12%) PhoneGap
9 1 (1.12%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (1.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.49%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.49%) Statistics
3 3 (3.37%) Online Games
3 3 (3.37%) Social Media
4 2 (2.25%) Handset
4 2 (2.25%) Informatics
4 2 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.12%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.98%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
2 5 (5.62%) Windows Server
2 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.49%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.25%) Linux
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.83%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (12.36%) Project Management
3 8 (8.99%) ITIL
4 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis
5 5 (5.62%) ETL
5 5 (5.62%) Front End Development
5 5 (5.62%) Information Governance
5 5 (5.62%) MVC
6 4 (4.49%) Change Management
6 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.49%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.37%) Analytics
7 3 (3.37%) Information Security
7 3 (3.37%) Records Management
7 3 (3.37%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (3.37%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (2.25%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.25%) Line Management
8 2 (2.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) SQL
2 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.74%) C#
4 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.49%) C++
6 3 (3.37%) VBA
7 2 (2.25%) Java
7 2 (2.25%) PHP
8 1 (1.12%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.12%) R
8 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Degree
1 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.37%) MCSE
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.25%) CCNA
3 2 (2.25%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (1.12%) CCNP
4 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (17.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) VMware
3 5 (5.62%) Cisco
3 5 (5.62%) Citrix
4 3 (3.37%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.25%) Aruba
5 2 (2.25%) Juniper
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle
5 2 (2.25%) Tableau
6 1 (1.12%) Avaya
6 1 (1.12%) Cerner
6 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.12%) Google
6 1 (1.12%) Zend
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