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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 127 215 226
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 385 230 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.63% 0.95% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.33% 2.90% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 143 120
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£303 £301 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £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 20 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.73 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £40.00 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7230 7925 8157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 32.69% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4861 5471 5512
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
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 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 174 205
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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 25 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 25 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 25 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 +45 73 £325 +19.81% 20
Croydon - 1 £225 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 215 (26.09%) SQL
2 133 (16.14%) SQL Server
3 89 (10.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 84 (10.19%) Project Management
4 84 (10.19%) Migration
5 80 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
6 74 (8.98%) Microsoft
7 71 (8.62%) Finance
8 70 (8.50%) MS Excel
9 66 (8.01%) PRINCE2
10 65 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 62 (7.52%) Windows
12 57 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
13 52 (6.31%) Cerner
14 46 (5.58%) Oracle
15 43 (5.22%) ITIL
16 41 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
17 38 (4.61%) T-SQL
17 38 (4.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 36 (4.37%) Information Governance
18 36 (4.37%) Management Information System
18 36 (4.37%) QlikView
19 35 (4.25%) MS Office
19 35 (4.25%) Active Directory
20 33 (4.00%) Cerner Millennium
21 32 (3.88%) Data Quality
22 31 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
23 30 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 29 (3.52%) Informatics
25 27 (3.28%) Windows 7

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.97%) IIS
3 7 (0.85%) SAS
3 7 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (0.61%) IBM Notes
4 5 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.36%) CMS
5 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.24%) Drupal
7 1 (0.12%) WordPress
7 1 (0.12%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 70 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.25%) MS Office
3 10 (1.21%) MS Project
4 9 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.36%) 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 33 (4.00%) Cerner Millennium
2 16 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.36%) 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 (0.97%) Firewall
2 7 (0.85%) LAN
2 7 (0.85%) WAN
2 7 (0.85%) VPN
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%) DNS
5 4 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.49%) DHCP
6 3 (0.36%) ISDN
6 3 (0.36%) VoIP
6 3 (0.36%) Intranet
6 3 (0.36%) IPsec
6 3 (0.36%) OSPF
7 2 (0.24%) HSRP
7 2 (0.24%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 89 (10.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (4.37%) QlikView
7 30 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (1.94%) MS Access
10 13 (1.58%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.09%) 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 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.61%) TestDirector
2 5 (0.61%) XDE
3 4 (0.49%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.36%) 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 71 (8.62%) Finance
2 23 (2.79%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.06%) Manufacturing
3 17 (2.06%) Marketing
4 16 (1.94%) Electronics
5 13 (1.58%) 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 (32.16%) Analyst
2 138 (16.75%) Project Manager
3 104 (12.62%) Information Analyst
4 70 (8.50%) Developer
4 70 (8.50%) NHS Information Analyst
5 59 (7.16%) NHS Project Manager
6 50 (6.07%) Trainer
7 40 (4.85%) Data Analyst
8 32 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
9 30 (3.64%) Business Analyst
9 30 (3.64%) NHS Data Analyst
10 27 (3.28%) SQL Developer
11 24 (2.91%) Senior Information Analyst
12 22 (2.67%) Information Manager
12 22 (2.67%) Support Analyst
13 21 (2.55%) Service Analyst
14 20 (2.43%) Architect
15 19 (2.31%) Administrator
16 18 (2.18%) Configuration Analyst
17 17 (2.06%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.82%) CSS
2 11 (1.33%) HTML
3 8 (0.97%) .NET
4 7 (0.85%) XML
5 5 (0.61%) Web Services
6 4 (0.49%) jQuery
7 3 (0.36%) JSON
7 3 (0.36%) MDX
7 3 (0.36%) 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 (4.37%) Management Information System
2 29 (3.52%) Informatics
3 24 (2.91%) PACS
4 16 (1.94%) DTV
5 9 (1.09%) Smartcard
6 7 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (0.73%) GIS
8 5 (0.61%) NPfIT
8 5 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (0.61%) E-Learning
8 5 (0.61%) Health Informatics
9 4 (0.49%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.49%) Economics
10 3 (0.36%) IPTV
10 3 (0.36%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.36%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.36%) FMCG
10 3 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.24%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 62 (7.52%) Windows
2 27 (3.28%) Windows 7
3 17 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (1.33%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.49%) Linux
7 2 (0.24%) Android
7 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.24%) UNIX
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (10.19%) Project Management
1 84 (10.19%) Migration
2 80 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (8.01%) PRINCE2
4 43 (5.22%) ITIL
5 38 (4.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 36 (4.37%) Information Governance
7 31 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (3.28%) ETL
9 25 (3.03%) Programme Management
10 24 (2.91%) Service Delivery
11 23 (2.79%) Change Management
11 23 (2.79%) Performance Management
12 20 (2.43%) Data Migration
13 18 (2.18%) Data Analysis
13 18 (2.18%) Test Scripting
14 17 (2.06%) Business Analysis
15 16 (1.94%) Digital Marketing
15 16 (1.94%) Service Management
16 15 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 215 (26.09%) SQL
2 38 (4.61%) T-SQL
3 12 (1.46%) VB
3 12 (1.46%) C
4 7 (0.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (0.85%) VBA
5 6 (0.73%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.61%) C#
7 4 (0.49%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.24%) PHP
9 1 (0.12%) Java
9 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 12 (1.46%) Degree
3 8 (0.97%) 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 (0.36%) 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 (3.88%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.33%) SLA
2 11 (1.33%) QA
3 6 (0.73%) HL7
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (4.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.49%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (1.58%) 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 (8.98%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.31%) Cerner
3 46 (5.58%) Oracle
4 27 (3.28%) VMware
5 22 (2.67%) Business Objects
6 19 (2.31%) SAP
7 13 (1.58%) Cognos
8 11 (1.33%) Cisco
9 10 (1.21%) Tableau
10 6 (0.73%) Dell
10 6 (0.73%) Wyse
10 6 (0.73%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.61%) Lotus
12 4 (0.49%) NetApp
12 4 (0.49%) Citrix
13 3 (0.36%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.36%) InterSystems
14 2 (0.24%) Aruba
14 2 (0.24%) Mitel
14 2 (0.24%) Infoflex
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