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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 266 185 156
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -29
Contract jobs citing NHS 166 285 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 1.26% 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 3.39% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 201 204
Median daily rate £313 £310 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £299 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 26
Median hourly rate £15.83 £14.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.03% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £22.40 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.75%
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
7714 8403 8731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.11% 37.12% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5351 5838 6186
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 149 203
Median hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -10 32 £350 +14.75% 3
Harrow - 2 £193 -
Ilford +3 1 £275 -21.42%
Bromley - 1 £210 -
Croydon - 1 £525 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 113 (32.10%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (18.47%) SQL
3 55 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 41 (11.65%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (11.08%) JavaScript
6 37 (10.51%) SQL Server
7 36 (10.23%) HTML
8 35 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (9.09%) PHP
10 31 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (8.52%) Finance
12 29 (8.24%) Project Management
12 29 (8.24%) Windows
12 29 (8.24%) CSS
13 25 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (6.82%) Degree
14 24 (6.82%) PRINCE2
14 24 (6.82%) Active Directory
15 23 (6.53%) MS Office
15 23 (6.53%) MS Excel
16 22 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (5.97%) Migration
18 20 (5.68%) T-SQL
18 20 (5.68%) Information Governance
19 19 (5.40%) ITIL
19 19 (5.40%) ETL
19 19 (5.40%) VMware
19 19 (5.40%) Management Information System
19 19 (5.40%) Performance Management

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 13 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.56%) Drupal
3 7 (1.99%) Apache
3 7 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.14%) CMS
4 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.85%) GroupWise
5 3 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.57%) WordPress
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (6.53%) MS Excel
1 23 (6.53%) MS Office
2 5 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.14%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.28%) InDesign
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.41%) Magento
2 5 (1.42%) Lorenzo
2 5 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.14%) SystmOne
4 3 (0.85%) Cerner Millennium
4 3 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.14%) IaaS
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.57%) Google Play
4 2 (0.57%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.55%) Firewall
2 10 (2.84%) DNS
3 7 (1.99%) LAN
3 7 (1.99%) WAN
4 6 (1.70%) Internet
5 4 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.14%) Wireless
5 4 (1.14%) WLAN
5 4 (1.14%) X.509
6 3 (0.85%) FTP
6 3 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.85%) SAN
6 3 (0.85%) SSH
6 3 (0.85%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.85%) VPN
7 2 (0.57%) DHCP
7 2 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.28%) HTTP
8 1 (0.28%) SNMP
8 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.65%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (10.51%) SQL Server
3 31 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (4.26%) MySQL
7 14 (3.98%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.69%) Electronic Patient Records
9 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.42%) Biml
11 5 (1.42%) MS Access
11 5 (1.42%) QlikView
12 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.84%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.14%) Xcode
5 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.57%) Grunt
6 2 (0.57%) Subversion
7 1 (0.28%) Hudson
7 1 (0.28%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 30 (8.52%) Finance
2 18 (5.11%) Marketing
3 6 (1.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.42%) Electronics
4 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.14%) Law
5 4 (1.14%) Retail
6 2 (0.57%) Back Office
6 2 (0.57%) Interactive Media
6 2 (0.57%) Legal
6 2 (0.57%) Local Government
6 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.57%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 85 (24.15%) Analyst
2 77 (21.88%) Developer
3 32 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 19 (5.40%) NHS Project Manager
5 15 (4.26%) Business Analyst
5 15 (4.26%) Information Analyst
6 14 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (3.69%) Senior Developer
7 13 (3.69%) Service Analyst
8 12 (3.41%) Architect
8 12 (3.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (3.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (3.13%) PHP Developer
9 11 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (2.84%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 10 (2.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (2.84%) SQL Analyst
11 9 (2.56%) Information Manager
11 9 (2.56%) Magento Developer
11 9 (2.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.23%) HTML
2 29 (8.24%) CSS
3 18 (5.11%) jQuery
4 13 (3.69%) HTML5
5 11 (3.13%) CSS3
6 9 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.70%) React
8 4 (1.14%) Sass
9 3 (0.85%) .NET
9 3 (0.85%) iOS SDK
9 3 (0.85%) LAMP
9 3 (0.85%) LESS
9 3 (0.85%) MDX
9 3 (0.85%) Node.js
9 3 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.57%) Android SDK
10 2 (0.57%) Marionette.js
10 2 (0.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (0.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.40%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.27%) User Experience
4 7 (1.99%) Informatics
5 6 (1.70%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.70%) e-Learning
6 5 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.42%) PACS
6 5 (1.42%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.14%) Smartcard
8 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.85%) Life Science
8 3 (0.85%) Linked Data
8 3 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.85%) Social Network
8 3 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.57%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.57%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.24%) Windows
2 15 (4.26%) Linux
3 8 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.99%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.70%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.42%) Android
6 5 (1.42%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.14%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (32.10%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (8.24%) Project Management
4 24 (6.82%) PRINCE2
5 21 (5.97%) Migration
6 20 (5.68%) Information Governance
7 19 (5.40%) ETL
7 19 (5.40%) ITIL
7 19 (5.40%) Performance Management
8 18 (5.11%) E-Commerce
9 16 (4.55%) Data Protection
9 16 (4.55%) Programme Management
10 14 (3.98%) Analytics
10 14 (3.98%) Data Modelling
11 13 (3.69%) Change Management
11 13 (3.69%) Line Management
12 12 (3.41%) Data Management
12 12 (3.41%) Front End Development
13 11 (3.13%) Mentoring
13 11 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (18.47%) SQL
2 39 (11.08%) JavaScript
3 32 (9.09%) PHP
4 20 (5.68%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.99%) Apple Swift
7 6 (1.70%) C
7 6 (1.70%) C#
7 6 (1.70%) Java
7 6 (1.70%) Python
8 5 (1.42%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.42%) Ruby
8 5 (1.42%) VB
9 4 (1.14%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.14%) Perl
10 3 (0.85%) C++
11 2 (0.57%) Pascal
11 2 (0.57%) VBA
12 1 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 24 (6.82%) Degree
2 16 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.27%) MCP
7 6 (1.70%) CCNA
7 6 (1.70%) MCSE
8 5 (1.42%) CCA
8 5 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.14%) ECDL
10 3 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (0.85%) MCSA
10 3 (0.85%) RHCE
11 2 (0.57%) CCNP
11 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.28%) CCIE
12 1 (0.28%) CISA
12 1 (0.28%) CISSP
12 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.98%) QA
2 13 (3.69%) Data Quality
3 12 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (2.56%) SLA
5 5 (1.42%) HL7
6 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.28%) DICOM
System Software
1 24 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.85%) NDS
3 3 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.57%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.99%) Puppet
2 4 (1.14%) Nagios
3 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.85%) SCCM
4 2 (0.57%) SCOM
5 1 (0.28%) Ansible
5 1 (0.28%) DameWare
5 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.28%) Simpana
Vendors
1 55 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.40%) VMware
3 14 (3.98%) Cisco
4 12 (3.41%) Oracle
5 11 (3.13%) Cerner
6 7 (1.99%) Citrix
6 7 (1.99%) Tableau
7 5 (1.42%) Alteryx
7 5 (1.42%) SAP
8 4 (1.14%) Adobe
8 4 (1.14%) Google
8 4 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.14%) Remedy
9 3 (0.85%) BMC
9 3 (0.85%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.85%) HP
9 3 (0.85%) Mitel
9 3 (0.85%) Novell
9 3 (0.85%) Polycom
9 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
Central London / West End
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £175 - £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago