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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
England / London
Rank 253 153 133
Rank change year-on-year
-100 -20
Contract jobs citing NHS 146 338 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 1.58% 1.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 4.35% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 258 239
Median daily rate £325 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 17
Median hourly rate £15.04 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £12.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £19.42 £183.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £15.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +3.36%

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
6860 7762 7795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.04% 36.28% 36.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4727 5441 5416
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 136 152
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

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 19 February 2017.

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
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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -19 20 £388 +21.56% 6
Ilford - 2 £235 -
Bromley +6 1 £218 -8.42%
Croydon - 1 £525 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 92 (29.11%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (17.09%) SQL
3 47 (14.87%) Microsoft
4 40 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (10.44%) JavaScript
6 33 (10.44%) SQL Server
7 32 (10.13%) Finance
8 28 (8.86%) ITIL
8 28 (8.86%) Windows
8 28 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (8.54%) PRINCE2
9 27 (8.54%) HTML
9 27 (8.54%) Active Directory
9 27 (8.54%) Migration
10 26 (8.23%) Performance Management
11 24 (7.59%) Project Management
12 23 (7.28%) PHP
12 23 (7.28%) CSS
12 23 (7.28%) Information Governance
13 22 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (6.96%) Degree
14 20 (6.33%) VMware
15 18 (5.70%) Data Modelling
15 18 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (5.38%) Electronic Patient Records
17 16 (5.06%) QA
18 15 (4.75%) Marketing
18 15 (4.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 15 (4.75%) Security Cleared

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 9 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.22%) Drupal
3 6 (1.90%) Apache
4 4 (1.27%) CMS
4 4 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.95%) GroupWise
6 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.11%) MS Office
3 3 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.16%) Magento
2 5 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.95%) Lorenzo
3 3 (0.95%) SystmOne
4 2 (0.63%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.85%) Office 365
2 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.58%) IaaS
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.63%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.32%) Google Play
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.80%) Firewall
2 10 (3.16%) DNS
3 9 (2.85%) LAN
3 9 (2.85%) WAN
4 7 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.90%) DHCP
6 5 (1.58%) SAN
6 5 (1.58%) Wireless
7 4 (1.27%) Skype
7 4 (1.27%) WLAN
8 3 (0.95%) Internet
8 3 (0.95%) VLAN
8 3 (0.95%) VPN
8 3 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.95%) X.509
9 2 (0.63%) FTP
9 2 (0.63%) MPLS
9 2 (0.63%) SMTP
9 2 (0.63%) SSH
9 2 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (10.44%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (5.38%) Electronic Patient Records
6 15 (4.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (3.80%) MySQL
7 12 (3.80%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (2.53%) Power BI
8 8 (2.53%) QlikView
9 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.58%) Biml
10 5 (1.58%) MS Access
11 4 (1.27%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.95%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.58%) Grunt
4 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.95%) gulp
5 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.95%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.63%) Bower
6 2 (0.63%) Subversion
6 2 (0.63%) WebStorm
6 2 (0.63%) Xcode
7 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.32%) Hudson
7 1 (0.32%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 32 (10.13%) Finance
2 15 (4.75%) Marketing
3 6 (1.90%) Law
3 6 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.58%) Electronics
4 5 (1.58%) Legal
4 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.27%) Retail
6 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 84 (26.58%) Analyst
2 56 (17.72%) Developer
3 27 (8.54%) Project Manager
4 16 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 14 (4.43%) Service Analyst
5 14 (4.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (3.48%) PHP Developer
6 11 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (3.48%) Support Analyst
7 10 (3.16%) Business Analyst
7 10 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (3.16%) Senior Manager
8 9 (2.85%) Architect
8 9 (2.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (2.85%) NHS Project Manager
8 9 (2.85%) SQL Developer
9 8 (2.53%) Information Analyst
10 7 (2.22%) Consultant
10 7 (2.22%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.54%) HTML
2 23 (7.28%) CSS
3 13 (4.11%) jQuery
4 10 (3.16%) AngularJS
5 7 (2.22%) HTML5
6 6 (1.90%) .NET
6 6 (1.90%) Sass
7 5 (1.58%) CSS3
7 5 (1.58%) React
8 3 (0.95%) LAMP
8 3 (0.95%) LESS
8 3 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.63%) Marionette.js
9 2 (0.63%) Node.js
9 2 (0.63%) RESTful
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.32%) Itk
10 1 (0.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (0.32%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.53%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.22%) User Experience
5 6 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (1.90%) e-Learning
5 6 (1.90%) Informatics
6 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.58%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.27%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.27%) PACS
8 3 (0.95%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.95%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.95%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (0.95%) Life Science
8 3 (0.95%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.63%) BBC
9 2 (0.63%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.86%) Windows
2 14 (4.43%) Linux
3 10 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.90%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.95%) Unix
7 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000
7 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (29.11%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (8.86%) ITIL
3 27 (8.54%) Migration
3 27 (8.54%) PRINCE2
4 26 (8.23%) Performance Management
5 24 (7.59%) Project Management
6 23 (7.28%) Information Governance
7 18 (5.70%) Data Modelling
8 15 (4.75%) ETL
8 15 (4.75%) Line Management
9 14 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (4.11%) Programme Management
11 12 (3.80%) Risk Management
12 11 (3.48%) Analytics
12 11 (3.48%) E-Commerce
12 11 (3.48%) Front End Development
13 10 (3.16%) Workflow
14 9 (2.85%) Change Management
14 9 (2.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.09%) SQL
2 33 (10.44%) JavaScript
3 23 (7.28%) PHP
4 13 (4.11%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.58%) C#
5 5 (1.58%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.58%) VB
6 4 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.95%) C++
7 3 (0.95%) Perl
7 3 (0.95%) Ruby
7 3 (0.95%) VBA
8 2 (0.63%) Apple Swift
8 2 (0.63%) Python
9 1 (0.32%) C
9 1 (0.32%) F#
9 1 (0.32%) Java
9 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (6.96%) Degree
2 15 (4.75%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.22%) MCP
4 7 (2.22%) MCSE
5 5 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.27%) ECDL
7 3 (0.95%) CCNA
7 3 (0.95%) MCITP
7 3 (0.95%) MCTS
8 2 (0.63%) CCA
8 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.63%) MCSA
8 2 (0.63%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (0.63%) PMP
8 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.63%) RHCE
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.06%) QA
2 15 (4.75%) Data Quality
3 12 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (2.85%) HL7
5 7 (2.22%) SLA
6 2 (0.63%) GDPR
6 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.32%) DICOM
7 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.32%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 27 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.95%) NDS
4 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.58%) Puppet
2 3 (0.95%) Nagios
3 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.32%) DameWare
4 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.32%) Simpana
Vendors
1 47 (14.87%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.33%) VMware
3 12 (3.80%) Cisco
4 10 (3.16%) Citrix
5 8 (2.53%) Oracle
5 8 (2.53%) Tableau
6 5 (1.58%) Alteryx
6 5 (1.58%) Cerner
6 5 (1.58%) LANDesk
6 5 (1.58%) SAP
7 4 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.27%) HP
7 4 (1.27%) Novell
8 3 (0.95%) Juniper
8 3 (0.95%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.63%) Dell
10 1 (0.32%) Panasonic
10 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.32%) Veeam
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £120.00 - £155.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £288.00 - £290.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £10 - £17.40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £190.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago