The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 127 210 236
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +26
Contract jobs citing NHS 382 226 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.62% 0.93% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.29% 2.85% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 143 121
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£303 £301 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.68 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £28.45 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.49
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.51%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7227 7919 8181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.65% 32.65% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4852 5457 5531
Average daily rate £450 £462 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 172 204
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.59 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
NHS
England

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +41 72 £325 +19.81% 20
Croydon - - - -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS.

1 216 (26.37%) SQL
2 133 (16.24%) SQL Server
3 90 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 83 (10.13%) Project Management
4 83 (10.13%) Migration
5 81 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
6 74 (9.04%) Microsoft
7 70 (8.55%) MS Excel
7 70 (8.55%) Finance
8 67 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 67 (8.18%) PRINCE2
9 63 (7.69%) Windows
10 59 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
11 51 (6.23%) Cerner
12 46 (5.62%) Oracle
13 44 (5.37%) ITIL
14 41 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
15 37 (4.52%) T-SQL
15 37 (4.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 36 (4.40%) Active Directory
16 36 (4.40%) Management Information System
16 36 (4.40%) QlikView
17 34 (4.15%) MS Office
17 34 (4.15%) Information Governance
18 32 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 32 (3.91%) Cerner Millennium
18 32 (3.91%) Data Quality
19 31 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
20 29 (3.54%) Informatics
21 27 (3.30%) Windows 7

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.98%) IIS
3 7 (0.85%) SAS
3 7 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (0.73%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.61%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.37%) CMS
7 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.24%) Drupal
9 1 (0.12%) WordPress
9 1 (0.12%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 70 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.15%) MS Office
3 10 (1.22%) MS Project
4 9 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.37%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.24%) SPSS
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.12%) InDesign
9 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (3.91%) Cerner Millennium
2 16 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.24%) Agresso
5 1 (0.12%) assyst
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.98%) Firewall
2 7 (0.85%) LAN
2 7 (0.85%) WAN
2 7 (0.85%) VPN
3 6 (0.73%) DNS
3 6 (0.73%) SAN
3 6 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.61%) Wireless
4 5 (0.61%) BGP
4 5 (0.61%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (0.61%) DHCP
5 4 (0.49%) VoIP
5 4 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.37%) Intranet
6 3 (0.37%) ISDN
6 3 (0.37%) IPsec
6 3 (0.37%) OSPF
7 2 (0.24%) HSRP
7 2 (0.24%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 90 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 67 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (4.40%) QlikView
7 32 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (1.95%) MS Access
10 13 (1.59%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.10%) OLAP
12 6 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 7
13 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.61%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.61%) PerformancePoint
14 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.49%) MySQL
14 4 (0.49%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 8 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.61%) TestDirector
2 5 (0.61%) XDE
3 4 (0.49%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.24%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.24%) ProC
5 2 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.12%) Ant
6 1 (0.12%) MSTest
6 1 (0.12%) Moq
6 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.12%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 70 (8.55%) Finance
2 23 (2.81%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 17 (2.08%) Marketing
4 16 (1.95%) Electronics
5 13 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (0.73%) Legal
7 5 (0.61%) Back Office
8 4 (0.49%) Banking
8 4 (0.49%) Retail
9 2 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.12%) Publishing
10 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 265 (32.36%) Analyst
2 136 (16.61%) Project Manager
3 104 (12.70%) Information Analyst
4 70 (8.55%) Developer
4 70 (8.55%) NHS Information Analyst
5 57 (6.96%) NHS Project Manager
6 49 (5.98%) Trainer
7 40 (4.88%) Data Analyst
8 33 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
9 30 (3.66%) Business Analyst
9 30 (3.66%) NHS Data Analyst
10 27 (3.30%) SQL Developer
11 25 (3.05%) Senior Information Analyst
12 22 (2.69%) Support Analyst
13 21 (2.56%) Service Analyst
14 20 (2.44%) Architect
14 20 (2.44%) Information Manager
15 19 (2.32%) Administrator
16 18 (2.20%) Configuration Analyst
17 17 (2.08%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.83%) CSS
2 11 (1.34%) HTML
3 8 (0.98%) .NET
4 7 (0.85%) XML
5 5 (0.61%) Web Services
6 4 (0.49%) jQuery
7 3 (0.37%) JSON
7 3 (0.37%) MDX
7 3 (0.37%) Itk
8 2 (0.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.24%) CSS3
8 2 (0.24%) HTML5
8 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.12%) SOAP
9 1 (0.12%) XSL
9 1 (0.12%) XSLT
9 1 (0.12%) Ajax
9 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.12%) REST
9 1 (0.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.40%) Management Information System
2 29 (3.54%) Informatics
3 24 (2.93%) PACS
4 16 (1.95%) DTV
5 9 (1.10%) Smartcard
6 7 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (0.73%) GIS
8 5 (0.61%) NPfIT
8 5 (0.61%) E-Learning
8 5 (0.61%) Health Informatics
9 4 (0.49%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.49%) Economics
10 3 (0.37%) IPTV
10 3 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.37%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.37%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.37%) FMCG
10 3 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.24%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 63 (7.69%) Windows
2 27 (3.30%) Windows 7
3 18 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (1.34%) Windows XP
5 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.49%) Linux
7 2 (0.24%) Android
7 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.24%) UNIX
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (10.13%) Project Management
1 83 (10.13%) Migration
2 81 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (8.18%) PRINCE2
4 44 (5.37%) ITIL
5 37 (4.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 34 (4.15%) Information Governance
7 31 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (3.30%) ETL
9 25 (3.05%) Programme Management
10 23 (2.81%) Service Delivery
10 23 (2.81%) Change Management
10 23 (2.81%) Performance Management
11 20 (2.44%) Data Migration
12 18 (2.20%) Data Analysis
12 18 (2.20%) Test Scripting
13 17 (2.08%) Business Analysis
14 16 (1.95%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (1.95%) Service Management
15 15 (1.83%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 216 (26.37%) SQL
2 37 (4.52%) T-SQL
3 13 (1.59%) VB
4 12 (1.47%) C
5 7 (0.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (0.85%) VBA
6 6 (0.73%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.61%) C#
8 4 (0.49%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.24%) PHP
10 1 (0.12%) Java
10 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 12 (1.47%) Degree
3 8 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (0.85%) ISEB
5 6 (0.73%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.61%) CCNA
7 4 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.37%) CCNP
9 2 (0.24%) CCIE
9 2 (0.24%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.24%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.24%) APMG
9 2 (0.24%) AAT
10 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.12%) PMP
10 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.91%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.34%) SLA
2 11 (1.34%) QA
3 6 (0.73%) HL7
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 36 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.49%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (1.59%) SCCM
2 6 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.61%) SCOM
4 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.12%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.12%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 74 (9.04%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.23%) Cerner
3 46 (5.62%) Oracle
4 27 (3.30%) VMware
5 22 (2.69%) Business Objects
6 19 (2.32%) SAP
7 13 (1.59%) Cognos
8 11 (1.34%) Cisco
9 10 (1.22%) Tableau
10 7 (0.85%) Dell
11 6 (0.73%) Wyse
11 6 (0.73%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.61%) Lotus
13 4 (0.49%) NetApp
13 4 (0.49%) Citrix
14 3 (0.37%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.37%) InterSystems
15 2 (0.24%) Aruba
15 2 (0.24%) Mitel
15 2 (0.24%) Infoflex
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