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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 237 148 143
Rank change year-on-year
-89 -5
Contract jobs citing NHS 199 373 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.92% 1.59% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.51% 4.37% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 284 222
Median daily rate £325 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £175 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £316 £280
% change year-on-year
-2.76% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 18
Median hourly rate £56.52 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.95% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £21.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.44%
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
7921 8544 8869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.70% 36.49% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5623 5990 6069
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 £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 110 149 155
Median hourly rate £19.23 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.20 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £52.17 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -23 30 £300 -7.69% 10
Wimbledon - 3 £450 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (27.25%) SQL
2 115 (23.05%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (13.03%) SQL Server
4 59 (11.82%) Microsoft
5 58 (11.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (9.22%) Windows
8 41 (8.22%) Finance
9 38 (7.62%) T-SQL
10 37 (7.41%) MS Excel
11 36 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (7.01%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (7.01%) Active Directory
13 33 (6.61%) Project Management
14 32 (6.41%) PRINCE2
15 31 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 29 (5.81%) Security Cleared
17 28 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (5.21%) JavaScript
19 24 (4.81%) ITIL
19 24 (4.81%) ETL
20 23 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
20 23 (4.61%) Data Protection
20 23 (4.61%) QlikView
20 23 (4.61%) Disclosure Scotland
21 22 (4.41%) Electronic Patient Records
21 22 (4.41%) Information Governance
21 22 (4.41%) Migration
21 22 (4.41%) MS Office
22 21 (4.21%) HTML

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 15 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.60%) CMS
4 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.40%) SAS
4 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.40%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.40%) WordPress
5 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.20%) Confluence
5 1 (0.20%) Drupal
5 1 (0.20%) Kentico
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.41%) MS Office
3 8 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.40%) MS Project
5 5 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.40%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (3.61%) SystmOne
2 17 (3.41%) Lorenzo
3 3 (0.60%) Magento
3 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.60%) GitHub
2 2 (0.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.20%) Google Play
3 1 (0.20%) IaaS
3 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.00%) LAN
1 5 (1.00%) SAN
1 5 (1.00%) WAN
2 4 (0.80%) DHCP
2 4 (0.80%) Firewall
2 4 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.60%) HTTP
3 3 (0.60%) Internet
3 3 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.40%) DNS
4 2 (0.40%) SMTP
4 2 (0.40%) SNMP
4 2 (0.40%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.40%) VLAN
4 2 (0.40%) VPN
4 2 (0.40%) Wireless
4 2 (0.40%) WLAN
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (7.01%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (4.61%) QlikView
7 22 (4.41%) Electronic Patient Records
8 19 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (3.21%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (2.00%) Data Mart
12 7 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.80%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.60%) MS Access
16 2 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.40%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.00%) Grunt
4 5 (1.00%) Xcode
5 3 (0.60%) gulp
5 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.40%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.40%) JIRA
7 1 (0.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.20%) Maven
7 1 (0.20%) Moq
7 1 (0.20%) NUnit
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 41 (8.22%) Finance
2 11 (2.20%) Marketing
3 9 (1.80%) Legal
4 8 (1.60%) Interactive Media
5 5 (1.00%) Games
5 5 (1.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.80%) Local Government
7 3 (0.60%) Advertising
7 3 (0.60%) Electronics
7 3 (0.60%) Law
7 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.40%) Back Office
8 2 (0.40%) Banking
8 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (22.65%) Analyst
2 110 (22.04%) Developer
3 45 (9.02%) Project Manager
4 39 (7.82%) Information Analyst
5 26 (5.21%) SQL Developer
6 22 (4.41%) NHS Project Manager
7 20 (4.01%) Trainer
8 18 (3.61%) Architect
8 18 (3.61%) Business Analyst
9 15 (3.01%) SQL Analyst
10 14 (2.81%) Support Engineer
11 13 (2.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 13 (2.61%) Service Analyst
12 12 (2.40%) Senior Developer
12 12 (2.40%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (2.20%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 11 (2.20%) Desktop Engineer
13 11 (2.20%) Desktop Support
13 11 (2.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 11 (2.20%) NHS Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.21%) .NET
1 21 (4.21%) HTML
2 19 (3.81%) CSS
3 15 (3.01%) jQuery
4 12 (2.40%) ASP.NET
4 12 (2.40%) CSS3
5 10 (2.00%) HTML5
5 10 (2.00%) Node.js
6 9 (1.80%) AngularJS
7 8 (1.60%) Web Services
8 7 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (1.40%) React
8 7 (1.40%) XML
9 5 (1.00%) ODBC
10 4 (0.80%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.80%) Entity Framework
10 4 (0.80%) iOS SDK
10 4 (0.80%) REST
10 4 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (0.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.01%) Informatics
2 15 (3.01%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.80%) Freedom of Information
3 9 (1.80%) User Experience
4 7 (1.40%) Social Media
5 6 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.20%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.20%) e-Learning
6 5 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.00%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (0.80%) Clustering
7 4 (0.80%) Cryptography
7 4 (0.80%) EMC VNX
7 4 (0.80%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.22%) Windows
2 13 (2.61%) Windows Server
3 12 (2.40%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.20%) Windows 7
4 11 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.80%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.20%) Android
8 6 (1.20%) Linux
8 6 (1.20%) Unix
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (23.05%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (6.61%) Project Management
4 32 (6.41%) PRINCE2
5 24 (4.81%) ETL
5 24 (4.81%) ITIL
6 23 (4.61%) Data Protection
6 23 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (4.41%) Information Governance
7 22 (4.41%) Migration
8 19 (3.81%) Business Analysis
9 17 (3.41%) Programme Management
10 16 (3.21%) Change Management
11 15 (3.01%) Data Analysis
12 14 (2.81%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.61%) Data Migration
13 13 (2.61%) MVC
14 12 (2.40%) Analytics
14 12 (2.40%) Front End Development
14 12 (2.40%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (27.25%) SQL
2 38 (7.62%) T-SQL
3 26 (5.21%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.81%) Java
5 13 (2.61%) C
6 12 (2.40%) C#
7 9 (1.80%) Apple Swift
8 8 (1.60%) C++
8 8 (1.60%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.40%) PHP
10 6 (1.20%) VBA
11 5 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.00%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.00%) Tcl
12 4 (0.80%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.40%) VB
14 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.20%) Python
14 1 (0.20%) Ruby
14 1 (0.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.21%) Degree
3 12 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.40%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (0.40%) ISEB
8 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.20%) ACCA
9 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) CCNA
9 1 (0.20%) CCNP
9 1 (0.20%) CIMA
9 1 (0.20%) ECDL
9 1 (0.20%) MCP
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (3.21%) HL7
3 15 (3.01%) QA
4 14 (2.81%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.40%) SLA
6 4 (0.80%) DICOM
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (7.01%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.80%) Firmware
4 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.20%) Docker
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (0.60%) SCCM
2 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.40%) Simpana
3 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.20%) DameWare
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.20%) SCOM
3 1 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 59 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.81%) Oracle
3 16 (3.21%) Cisco
4 13 (2.61%) VMware
5 8 (1.60%) Cerner
5 8 (1.60%) HP
6 5 (1.00%) SAP
7 4 (0.80%) CheckPoint
7 4 (0.80%) Citrix
7 4 (0.80%) EMC
7 4 (0.80%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.60%) Adobe
9 2 (0.40%) Avaya
9 2 (0.40%) Brocade
9 2 (0.40%) CommVault
9 2 (0.40%) Intel
9 2 (0.40%) iSOFT
9 2 (0.40%) McKesson
9 2 (0.40%) MEDITECH
9 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds
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