The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 224 147 119
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -28
Contract jobs citing NHS 242 352 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.05% 1.55% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.91% 4.24% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 234 300
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 19
Median hourly rate £15.38 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £21.00 £27.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.36
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.49%
NHS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8318 8302 8976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.24% 36.47% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5950 5636 6294
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 128 161
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.87 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £46.25 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in London

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the London region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in London

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the London region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in London

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the London region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in London

NHS
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the London region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram in London

NHS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the London region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -29 34 £340 +4.61% 14
Bromley -21 3 £260 -5.45%
Wimbledon - 2 £325 -
Grays - 1 £150 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £422 -
Wembley - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £313 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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 London region with a requirement for NHS.

1 136 (25.37%) SQL
2 103 (19.22%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (11.19%) SQL Server
4 55 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 50 (9.33%) Project Management
6 49 (9.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (8.77%) PRINCE2
8 46 (8.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 45 (8.40%) Windows
9 45 (8.40%) Finance
10 36 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (6.16%) MS Excel
11 33 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (6.16%) Active Directory
12 31 (5.78%) QlikView
13 30 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (5.60%) T-SQL
13 30 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (5.04%) ITIL
14 27 (5.04%) Electronic Patient Records
15 26 (4.85%) Degree
16 24 (4.48%) Oracle
16 24 (4.48%) MS Office
16 24 (4.48%) .NET
17 23 (4.29%) Information Governance
18 22 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 21 (3.92%) Analytics
19 21 (3.92%) Data Quality
19 21 (3.92%) SystmOne
20 20 (3.73%) JavaScript

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 10 (1.87%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.75%) CMS
4 4 (0.75%) Node.js
5 3 (0.56%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.37%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.37%) SAS
6 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.19%) Kentico
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.48%) MS Office
3 13 (2.43%) MS Project
4 12 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (3.92%) SystmOne
2 15 (2.80%) Lorenzo
3 4 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.56%) Office 365
2 2 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.93%) DHCP
1 5 (0.93%) LAN
1 5 (0.93%) SAN
1 5 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (0.75%) WAN
3 3 (0.56%) DNS
3 3 (0.56%) HTTP
3 3 (0.56%) SMTP
3 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.56%) VLAN
4 2 (0.37%) Firewall
4 2 (0.37%) Internet
4 2 (0.37%) LDAP
4 2 (0.37%) SNMP
4 2 (0.37%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (0.37%) VoIP
4 2 (0.37%) WLAN
5 1 (0.19%) FTP
5 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 49 (9.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (8.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (5.78%) QlikView
6 27 (5.04%) Electronic Patient Records
7 22 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.87%) Data Mart
9 10 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.31%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.56%) MySQL
14 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.37%) MS Access
14 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (0.56%) Xcode
3 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.37%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.37%) Grunt
3 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.19%) gulp
4 1 (0.19%) JIRA
4 1 (0.19%) Moq
4 1 (0.19%) NUnit
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 45 (8.40%) Finance
2 14 (2.61%) Legal
3 9 (1.68%) Marketing
4 8 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.12%) Games
6 5 (0.93%) Interactive Media
7 4 (0.75%) Electronics
7 4 (0.75%) Law
7 4 (0.75%) Local Government
7 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.56%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) Back Office
9 2 (0.37%) Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
10 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 122 (22.76%) Analyst
2 92 (17.16%) Developer
3 63 (11.75%) Project Manager
4 40 (7.46%) Information Analyst
5 29 (5.41%) SQL Developer
6 27 (5.04%) Business Analyst
7 21 (3.92%) NHS Project Manager
7 21 (3.92%) Trainer
8 16 (2.99%) Service Analyst
9 15 (2.80%) Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (2.80%) Support Engineer
10 14 (2.61%) Programme Manager
11 13 (2.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 13 (2.43%) NHS Information Analyst
12 12 (2.24%) Coordinator
12 12 (2.24%) Desktop Engineer
12 12 (2.24%) SQL Analyst
13 11 (2.05%) Desktop Support
13 11 (2.05%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (1.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.48%) .NET
2 15 (2.80%) CSS
2 15 (2.80%) HTML
3 13 (2.43%) ASP.NET
4 10 (1.87%) jQuery
5 9 (1.68%) XML
6 8 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (1.31%) CSS3
8 6 (1.12%) HTML5
9 5 (0.93%) Web Services
10 4 (0.75%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.75%) ODBC
10 4 (0.75%) XSLT
11 3 (0.56%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.56%) Entity Framework
12 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (0.37%) Backbone.js
12 2 (0.37%) React
12 2 (0.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.80%) Informatics
3 12 (2.24%) Freedom of Information
3 12 (2.24%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.31%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.31%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (1.12%) Social Media
5 6 (1.12%) Visualisation
6 5 (0.93%) Clustering
6 5 (0.93%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (0.93%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (0.75%) e-Learning
7 4 (0.75%) EMC VNX
7 4 (0.75%) Online Games
8 3 (0.56%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.56%) Smartcard
8 3 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.40%) Windows
2 14 (2.61%) Windows Server
3 12 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.05%) Windows 7
4 11 (2.05%) Windows XP
5 10 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.31%) Unix
8 4 (0.75%) Android
8 4 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.56%) Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (19.22%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (9.33%) Project Management
3 47 (8.77%) PRINCE2
4 30 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (5.04%) ITIL
6 23 (4.29%) Information Governance
7 21 (3.92%) Analytics
8 19 (3.54%) ETL
8 19 (3.54%) Migration
9 18 (3.36%) Programme Management
10 15 (2.80%) Business Analysis
10 15 (2.80%) Data Protection
10 15 (2.80%) Risk Management
11 14 (2.61%) Change Management
11 14 (2.61%) Data Analysis
12 13 (2.43%) MVC
13 11 (2.05%) Service Delivery
14 10 (1.87%) Data Migration
14 10 (1.87%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 136 (25.37%) SQL
2 30 (5.60%) T-SQL
3 20 (3.73%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.24%) C#
5 11 (2.05%) Java
6 7 (1.31%) C
6 7 (1.31%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.12%) VBA
8 5 (0.93%) C++
8 5 (0.93%) Tcl
9 4 (0.75%) Apple Swift
9 4 (0.75%) Objective-C
9 4 (0.75%) PHP
9 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.75%) VB
10 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.19%) Python
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (4.85%) Degree
2 19 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.56%) ISEB
6 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.37%) MCP
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) CCNA
8 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.19%) ECDL
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.19%) PMP
8 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 18 (3.36%) QA
3 17 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (3.17%) HL7
4 6 (1.12%) SLA
5 4 (0.75%) DICOM
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.75%) Firmware
4 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.75%) SCCM
2 2 (0.37%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.37%) Simpana
3 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.19%) DameWare
3 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.48%) Oracle
3 14 (2.61%) Cisco
4 13 (2.43%) VMware
5 11 (2.05%) Cerner
6 8 (1.49%) HP
7 7 (1.31%) Intel
7 7 (1.31%) SAP
8 5 (0.93%) EMC
8 5 (0.93%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.93%) Tableau
9 4 (0.75%) Citrix
10 3 (0.56%) iSOFT
10 3 (0.56%) MEDITECH
10 3 (0.56%) Yardi
11 2 (0.37%) Civica
11 2 (0.37%) CommVault
11 2 (0.37%) Google
11 2 (0.37%) McKesson
11 2 (0.37%) SolarWinds
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