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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
England / London
Rank 257 175 157
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -18
Contract jobs citing NHS 152 290 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.80% 1.38% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.20% 3.82% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 222 196
Median daily rate £325 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £201 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 18
Median hourly rate £18.33 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.92% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £12.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £23.10 £181.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.36 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -7.93%

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
6904 7592 7631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.12% 36.16% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4765 5239 5364
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 £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 135 150
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -13 23 £375 +15.38% 8
Ilford - 2 £283 -
Bromley +3 1 £218 -8.42%
Croydon - 1 £525 -
Harrow - 1 £220 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 95 (28.96%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (16.46%) SQL
3 46 (14.02%) Microsoft
4 45 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (10.37%) JavaScript
7 30 (9.15%) HTML
8 28 (8.54%) SQL Server
8 28 (8.54%) Windows
8 28 (8.54%) Project Management
8 28 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (8.23%) Finance
9 27 (8.23%) PHP
10 26 (7.93%) PRINCE2
10 26 (7.93%) Migration
11 25 (7.62%) CSS
11 25 (7.62%) Active Directory
12 23 (7.01%) Performance Management
12 23 (7.01%) Information Governance
13 22 (6.71%) Degree
13 22 (6.71%) ITIL
14 19 (5.79%) VMware
14 19 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (5.49%) Data Modelling
16 17 (5.18%) MS Office
16 17 (5.18%) QA
16 17 (5.18%) Electronic Patient Records
17 16 (4.88%) jQuery
17 16 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 15 (4.57%) Linux

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 (2.74%) Drupal
2 6 (1.83%) Apache
2 6 (1.83%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.22%) CMS
4 4 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.91%) GroupWise
6 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (5.18%) MS Office
2 15 (4.57%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.05%) Magento
2 5 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.22%) SystmOne
4 3 (0.91%) Cerner Millennium
4 3 (0.91%) Lorenzo
5 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.52%) IaaS
1 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.52%) Office 365
2 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.30%) Google Play
3 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.27%) Firewall
2 10 (3.05%) DNS
3 9 (2.74%) LAN
3 9 (2.74%) WAN
4 7 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.52%) DHCP
5 5 (1.52%) Wireless
6 4 (1.22%) Internet
6 4 (1.22%) SAN
6 4 (1.22%) WLAN
6 4 (1.22%) X.509
7 3 (0.91%) VLAN
7 3 (0.91%) VPN
8 2 (0.61%) FTP
8 2 (0.61%) MPLS
8 2 (0.61%) SSH
8 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.30%) BGP
9 1 (0.30%) DMZ
9 1 (0.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (8.54%) SQL Server
3 19 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (5.18%) Electronic Patient Records
5 16 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (4.27%) MySQL
7 12 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.44%) QlikView
8 8 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.52%) Biml
9 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.52%) MS Access
10 4 (1.22%) Power BI
10 4 (1.22%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.91%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.91%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.91%) Xcode
4 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.61%) Grunt
4 2 (0.61%) Subversion
4 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.30%) Hudson
5 1 (0.30%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 27 (8.23%) Finance
2 14 (4.27%) Marketing
3 6 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.52%) Electronics
4 5 (1.52%) Law
4 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.22%) Retail
6 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.61%) Back Office
7 2 (0.61%) Legal
7 2 (0.61%) Local Government
7 2 (0.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 85 (25.91%) Analyst
2 56 (17.07%) Developer
3 35 (10.67%) Project Manager
4 15 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 13 (3.96%) NHS Project Manager
5 13 (3.96%) Service Analyst
5 13 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (3.66%) Business Analyst
6 12 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (3.35%) PHP Developer
8 10 (3.05%) Information Analyst
8 10 (3.05%) Support Analyst
9 9 (2.74%) Information Manager
9 9 (2.74%) Senior Manager
10 8 (2.44%) Drupal Developer
10 8 (2.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (2.44%) SQL Developer
11 7 (2.13%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.15%) HTML
2 25 (7.62%) CSS
3 16 (4.88%) jQuery
4 10 (3.05%) AngularJS
5 9 (2.74%) HTML5
6 7 (2.13%) .NET
7 6 (1.83%) CSS3
8 5 (1.52%) React
9 3 (0.91%) LESS
9 3 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.91%) Sass
10 2 (0.61%) Django
10 2 (0.61%) iOS SDK
10 2 (0.61%) LAMP
10 2 (0.61%) Marionette.js
10 2 (0.61%) Node.js
10 2 (0.61%) RESTful
10 2 (0.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 1 (0.30%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.05%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.13%) e-Learning
5 6 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (1.83%) Informatics
5 6 (1.83%) User Experience
6 5 (1.52%) PACS
6 5 (1.52%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.22%) Smartcard
8 3 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (0.91%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (0.91%) Life Science
8 3 (0.91%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.61%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.61%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.61%) Social Network
9 2 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.54%) Windows
2 15 (4.57%) Linux
3 10 (3.05%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.83%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.61%) Android
9 2 (0.61%) Unix
9 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (28.96%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (8.54%) Project Management
3 26 (7.93%) Migration
3 26 (7.93%) PRINCE2
4 23 (7.01%) Information Governance
4 23 (7.01%) Performance Management
5 22 (6.71%) ITIL
6 18 (5.49%) Data Modelling
7 14 (4.27%) ETL
7 14 (4.27%) Line Management
7 14 (4.27%) Programme Management
8 12 (3.66%) Change Management
8 12 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (3.35%) Analytics
9 11 (3.35%) E-Commerce
9 11 (3.35%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (3.35%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.05%) BDD
10 10 (3.05%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.46%) SQL
2 34 (10.37%) JavaScript
3 27 (8.23%) PHP
4 12 (3.66%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.13%) C#
5 7 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.83%) Python
7 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.52%) Ruby
7 5 (1.52%) VB
8 4 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (1.22%) Java
8 4 (1.22%) Perl
9 3 (0.91%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.91%) VBA
10 2 (0.61%) C++
11 1 (0.30%) F#
11 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (6.71%) Degree
2 14 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.13%) MCSE
7 6 (1.83%) CCNA
7 6 (1.83%) MCP
8 5 (1.52%) CCA
8 5 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.22%) ECDL
10 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.61%) MCSA
11 2 (0.61%) PMP
11 2 (0.61%) RHCE
12 1 (0.30%) CCIE
12 1 (0.30%) CCNP
12 1 (0.30%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.30%) MCSD
12 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.18%) QA
2 13 (3.96%) Data Quality
3 10 (3.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (2.74%) HL7
5 8 (2.44%) SLA
6 2 (0.61%) GDPR
6 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.30%) DICOM
7 1 (0.30%) PMBOK
System Software
1 25 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.91%) NDS
4 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.61%) vSphere
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.83%) Puppet
2 4 (1.22%) Nagios
3 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) DameWare
4 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.30%) SCCM
4 1 (0.30%) Simpana
Vendors
1 46 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.79%) VMware
3 15 (4.57%) Cisco
4 11 (3.35%) Oracle
5 10 (3.05%) Citrix
6 9 (2.74%) Cerner
7 7 (2.13%) Tableau
8 5 (1.52%) Alteryx
8 5 (1.52%) SAP
9 4 (1.22%) LANDesk
9 4 (1.22%) Novell
9 4 (1.22%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.91%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.91%) Google
10 3 (0.91%) HP
10 3 (0.91%) Juniper
10 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.61%) Dell
11 2 (0.61%) Yardi
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