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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 261 150 140
Rank change year-on-year
-111 -10
Contract jobs citing NHS 181 376 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.82% 1.60% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 4.33% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 281 233
Median daily rate £325 £308 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £185 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.41% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 16
Median hourly rate £14.04 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.46 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £21.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.56 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -6.66%
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
8165 8689 8965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.89% 36.90% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5741 6097 6046
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 165 167
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -31 28 £300 -7.69% 6
Bromley -12 2 - -
Wimbledon - 2 £350 -
Ilford +4 1 £475 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 104 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
2 101 (23.82%) SQL
3 51 (12.03%) SQL Server
4 49 (11.56%) Microsoft
5 42 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (8.73%) Windows
7 36 (8.49%) Finance
8 33 (7.78%) Active Directory
8 33 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (6.84%) MS Excel
10 29 (6.84%) Project Management
11 28 (6.60%) T-SQL
11 28 (6.60%) Security Cleared
12 26 (6.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (5.42%) JavaScript
14 22 (5.19%) PRINCE2
14 22 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
15 21 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (4.95%) Data Protection
16 20 (4.72%) HTML
16 20 (4.72%) Information Governance
17 19 (4.48%) ITIL
17 19 (4.48%) MS Office
17 19 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (4.25%) Business Analysis
18 18 (4.25%) Degree
19 17 (4.01%) Migration
19 17 (4.01%) CSS

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 11 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.94%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.71%) CMS
4 2 (0.47%) Drupal
4 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.47%) WordPress
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) Confluence
5 1 (0.24%) Kentico
5 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.24%) SAS
5 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.48%) MS Office
3 8 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.71%) MS Project
4 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.24%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (3.07%) SystmOne
2 8 (1.89%) Lorenzo
3 3 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.47%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.47%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.24%) GitHub
2 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.24%) Google Play
2 1 (0.24%) IaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.18%) Firewall
1 5 (1.18%) SAN
2 4 (0.94%) DHCP
2 4 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.71%) DNS
3 3 (0.71%) HTTP
3 3 (0.71%) Internet
3 3 (0.71%) LAN
3 3 (0.71%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.71%) VPN
3 3 (0.71%) WAN
4 2 (0.47%) SMTP
4 2 (0.47%) SNMP
4 2 (0.47%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.47%) VLAN
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.24%) SSH
5 1 (0.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (6.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (3.77%) QlikView
6 16 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (3.07%) Electronic Patient Records
7 13 (3.07%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.12%) Data Mart
9 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.47%) MS Access
13 2 (0.47%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.47%) Power BI
13 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.24%) Biml
Development Applications
1 11 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.12%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.18%) Grunt
4 5 (1.18%) Xcode
5 3 (0.71%) gulp
5 3 (0.71%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.24%) JIRA
7 1 (0.24%) Maven
7 1 (0.24%) Moq
7 1 (0.24%) NUnit
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 36 (8.49%) Finance
2 10 (2.36%) Marketing
3 8 (1.89%) Legal
4 7 (1.65%) Interactive Media
5 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.71%) Advertising
6 3 (0.71%) Electronics
6 3 (0.71%) Games
6 3 (0.71%) Law
6 3 (0.71%) Local Government
6 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.47%) Back Office
7 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (22.88%) Analyst
2 93 (21.93%) Developer
3 42 (9.91%) Project Manager
4 29 (6.84%) Information Analyst
5 22 (5.19%) Business Analyst
5 22 (5.19%) NHS Project Manager
6 21 (4.95%) Architect
7 19 (4.48%) SQL Developer
8 13 (3.07%) Senior Developer
9 11 (2.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 11 (2.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 11 (2.59%) Service Analyst
9 11 (2.59%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (2.59%) Support Engineer
10 10 (2.36%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 10 (2.36%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (2.36%) Trainer
11 9 (2.12%) Business Manager
11 9 (2.12%) Data Mart Developer
11 9 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.72%) HTML
2 17 (4.01%) CSS
3 15 (3.54%) jQuery
4 14 (3.30%) CSS3
5 13 (3.07%) .NET
6 12 (2.83%) HTML5
7 10 (2.36%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.89%) Node.js
9 7 (1.65%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.65%) React
10 6 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (1.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.18%) iOS SDK
11 5 (1.18%) Web Services
12 4 (0.94%) REST
13 3 (0.71%) Android SDK
13 3 (0.71%) Backbone.js
13 3 (0.71%) LESS
13 3 (0.71%) Play Framework
14 2 (0.47%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.12%) User Experience
4 8 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (1.65%) Informatics
6 6 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.18%) e-Learning
7 5 (1.18%) EMC VMAX
7 5 (1.18%) Social Media
8 4 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.94%) Cryptography
8 4 (0.94%) EMC VNX
8 4 (0.94%) Freedom of Information Act
8 4 (0.94%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.71%) Clustering
9 3 (0.71%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.71%) Smartcard
9 3 (0.71%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.73%) Windows
2 13 (3.07%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.59%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.12%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.89%) Android
7 7 (1.65%) Linux
7 7 (1.65%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.94%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (6.84%) Project Management
4 22 (5.19%) PRINCE2
5 21 (4.95%) Data Protection
6 20 (4.72%) Information Governance
7 19 (4.48%) ITIL
7 19 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (4.25%) Business Analysis
9 17 (4.01%) Migration
10 14 (3.30%) Change Management
10 14 (3.30%) ETL
10 14 (3.30%) Programme Management
11 11 (2.59%) Service Delivery
12 10 (2.36%) Data Migration
12 10 (2.36%) E-Commerce
12 10 (2.36%) iOS Development
12 10 (2.36%) Mentoring
12 10 (2.36%) MVC
12 10 (2.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (23.82%) SQL
2 28 (6.60%) T-SQL
3 23 (5.42%) JavaScript
4 14 (3.30%) C
5 13 (3.07%) Java
6 9 (2.12%) Apple Swift
6 9 (2.12%) C#
7 8 (1.89%) Objective-C
7 8 (1.89%) PHP
8 6 (1.42%) C++
9 5 (1.18%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.18%) Python
10 3 (0.71%) VBA
11 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.47%) Pascal
11 2 (0.47%) Ruby
12 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.24%) Tcl
12 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.25%) Degree
3 12 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.71%) MCP
6 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.47%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) CCNA
8 1 (0.24%) CCNP
8 1 (0.24%) ECDL
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.24%) MCSA
8 1 (0.24%) PMP
8 1 (0.24%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (2.83%) HL7
3 11 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.59%) QA
4 7 (1.65%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) DICOM
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.94%) Firmware
4 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.24%) Docker
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (0.71%) SCCM
2 2 (0.47%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.47%) SCOM
2 2 (0.47%) Simpana
3 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) Puppet
3 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 49 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.54%) VMware
3 14 (3.30%) Cisco
4 10 (2.36%) Oracle
5 8 (1.89%) HP
6 7 (1.65%) Cerner
7 5 (1.18%) Adobe
8 4 (0.94%) Citrix
8 4 (0.94%) EMC
9 3 (0.71%) BMC
9 3 (0.71%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.71%) Mitel
9 3 (0.71%) Polycom
9 3 (0.71%) Remedy
9 3 (0.71%) SAP
9 3 (0.71%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.47%) Brocade
10 2 (0.47%) hybris
10 2 (0.47%) MEDITECH
10 2 (0.47%) SolarWinds
London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £130 - £140 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £900 - £935 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West London
Networkers
Rate: £13 - £16 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £565 per day Rates up to £565/day, 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + Dependent Upon Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £300 per day + Dependent Upon Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago