The first 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 134 180 196
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +16
Contract jobs citing NHS 62 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.09% 0.58% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.56% 1.77% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 19
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £180 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £381 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £273 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.91% -9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £44.58 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+242.88% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £11.20 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.04 £14.20 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1741 2311 2417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.49% 32.66% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1707 1862
Average daily rate £486 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 57 48
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.25 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
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London

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 10 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 52 (32.50%) SQL
2 35 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 25 (15.63%) Oracle
4 22 (13.75%) Information Governance
5 20 (12.50%) Finance
6 19 (11.88%) MS Excel
6 19 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (9.38%) Data Quality
7 15 (9.38%) Informatics
7 15 (9.38%) Windows
8 13 (8.13%) Microsoft
8 13 (8.13%) Telecoms
8 13 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (7.50%) Programme Management
9 12 (7.50%) Project Management
9 12 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (6.88%) CSS
10 11 (6.88%) VB
10 11 (6.88%) Cerner
11 10 (6.25%) Active Directory
11 10 (6.25%) ETL
11 10 (6.25%) Manufacturing
11 10 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (6.25%) Marketing
12 9 (5.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 9 (5.63%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (5.63%) Cerner Millennium
12 9 (5.63%) Migration
12 9 (5.63%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 (2.50%) IBM Notes
1 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) Documentum
3 1 (0.63%) Captiva
Applications
1 19 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.13%) MS Office
3 3 (1.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 9 (5.63%) Cerner Millennium
2 2 (1.25%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.25%) LAN
1 2 (1.25%) WAN
1 2 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (0.63%) IPsec
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) VPN
2 1 (0.63%) PSTN
2 1 (0.63%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.75%) QlikView
7 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.25%) OLAP
7 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.63%) MS Access
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.63%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.63%) EDMS
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (12.50%) Finance
2 13 (8.13%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.25%) Marketing
3 10 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.63%) Electronics
5 4 (2.50%) Retail
6 3 (1.88%) Banking
7 2 (1.25%) Back Office
7 2 (1.25%) Automotive
8 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 68 (42.50%) Analyst
2 22 (13.75%) Information Analyst
3 17 (10.63%) Project Manager
4 16 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 16 (10.00%) NHS Information Analyst
4 16 (10.00%) NHS Data Analyst
5 13 (8.13%) NHS Project Manager
5 13 (8.13%) Developer
6 12 (7.50%) Quality Analyst
6 12 (7.50%) Data Quality Analyst
7 10 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 9 (5.63%) Configuration Analyst
9 8 (5.00%) Service Analyst
10 7 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (3.75%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.75%) Senior Information Analyst
12 5 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
12 5 (3.13%) Business Analyst
13 4 (2.50%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.88%) CSS
2 1 (0.63%) Web Services
2 1 (0.63%) HTML
2 1 (0.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.38%) Informatics
2 9 (5.63%) DTV
3 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.88%) IPTV
4 3 (1.88%) FMCG
4 3 (1.88%) Smartcard
4 3 (1.88%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.25%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.25%) PACS
5 2 (1.25%) Economics
5 2 (1.25%) GIS
6 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.63%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.63%) Photography
6 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.38%) Windows
2 7 (4.38%) Windows XP
3 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.88%) Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.75%) Information Governance
2 19 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (7.50%) Project Management
3 12 (7.50%) Programme Management
4 10 (6.25%) ETL
5 9 (5.63%) Migration
5 9 (5.63%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (4.38%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.75%) Service Management
7 6 (3.75%) ITIL
8 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.13%) Data Management
8 5 (3.13%) Data Migration
9 4 (2.50%) Data Analysis
9 4 (2.50%) ITSM
10 3 (1.88%) Business Analysis
10 3 (1.88%) Performance Management
10 3 (1.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (1.88%) Security Testing
10 3 (1.88%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.50%) SQL
2 11 (6.88%) VB
3 7 (4.38%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.75%) C
5 1 (0.63%) C#
5 1 (0.63%) Java
5 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.25%) Degree
3 1 (0.63%) CCNP
3 1 (0.63%) CCNA
3 1 (0.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.38%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.13%) SLA
3 3 (1.88%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (15.63%) Oracle
2 13 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.88%) Cerner
4 9 (5.63%) SAP
5 4 (2.50%) Lotus
6 3 (1.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.25%) VMware
7 2 (1.25%) Tableau
7 2 (1.25%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco
8 1 (0.63%) McKesson
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe
8 1 (0.63%) EMC
8 1 (0.63%) Dundas
8 1 (0.63%) iSOFT
8 1 (0.63%) BT
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