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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 265 159 140
Rank change year-on-year
-106 -19
Contract jobs citing NHS 191 368 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 1.55% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.26% 4.18% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 258 227
Median daily rate £330 £300 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £296
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 13
Median hourly rate £14.04 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.49 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £22.03 £61.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -16.12%
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
8435 8799 9064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.52% 37.05% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5947 6106 6056
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 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 167 184
Median hourly rate £17.75 £21.30 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £13.17 £13.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -48 25 £319 +6.25% 9
Bromley -5 2 - -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Ilford -1 1 £475 +120.93%
Southwark - 1 £500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £250 -
Edgware - 1 £375 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 94 (25.90%) Business Intelligence
2 80 (22.04%) SQL
3 44 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 36 (9.92%) SQL Server
5 30 (8.26%) Finance
5 30 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (7.99%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (7.99%) Project Management
7 27 (7.44%) JavaScript
8 26 (7.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (6.89%) HTML
10 24 (6.61%) Security Cleared
11 23 (6.34%) Windows
11 23 (6.34%) Active Directory
12 22 (6.06%) Data Protection
13 21 (5.79%) T-SQL
13 21 (5.79%) MS Excel
13 21 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (5.51%) PRINCE2
14 20 (5.51%) MS Office
14 20 (5.51%) CSS
15 19 (5.23%) jQuery
15 19 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (4.96%) Degree
16 18 (4.96%) Disclosure Scotland
17 17 (4.68%) Information Governance
17 17 (4.68%) Migration
18 16 (4.41%) Business Analysis
19 15 (4.13%) HTML5

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 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.10%) Drupal
2 4 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.83%) CMS
4 2 (0.55%) Apache
4 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.55%) WordPress
5 1 (0.28%) Confluence
5 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.28%) Kentico
5 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.51%) MS Office
3 8 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.55%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.55%) MS Project
7 1 (0.28%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (2.48%) SystmOne
2 4 (1.10%) Lorenzo
3 3 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.55%) Magento
5 1 (0.28%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.28%) GitHub
1 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.28%) Google Play
1 1 (0.28%) IaaS
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.28%) Office 365
1 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.93%) Firewall
2 4 (1.10%) DNS
2 4 (1.10%) Internet
3 3 (0.83%) HTTP
3 3 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (0.83%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.83%) VPN
3 3 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.55%) DHCP
4 2 (0.55%) SMTP
4 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.28%) FTP
5 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.28%) Intranet
5 1 (0.28%) LAN
5 1 (0.28%) SSH
5 1 (0.28%) WAN
5 1 (0.28%) WebEx
5 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (7.99%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (7.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (3.58%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.75%) Electronic Patient Records
9 7 (1.93%) QlikView
9 7 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.38%) MySQL
11 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.55%) MS Access
12 2 (0.55%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.55%) Power BI
12 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.28%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.48%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.38%) Grunt
4 5 (1.38%) Xcode
5 3 (0.83%) gulp
5 3 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.28%) JIRA
6 1 (0.28%) Maven
6 1 (0.28%) Moq
6 1 (0.28%) NUnit
6 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 30 (8.26%) Finance
2 10 (2.75%) Marketing
3 8 (2.20%) Legal
4 5 (1.38%) Interactive Media
4 5 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.10%) Back Office
6 3 (0.83%) Advertising
6 3 (0.83%) Electronics
6 3 (0.83%) Law
6 3 (0.83%) Local Government
6 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.83%) Retail
7 2 (0.55%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (23.97%) Analyst
2 80 (22.04%) Developer
3 36 (9.92%) Project Manager
4 25 (6.89%) Information Analyst
5 23 (6.34%) Business Analyst
6 21 (5.79%) Architect
7 19 (5.23%) NHS Project Manager
8 13 (3.58%) Senior Developer
9 12 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 12 (3.31%) SQL Developer
10 10 (2.75%) Service Analyst
10 10 (2.75%) SQL Analyst
11 9 (2.48%) iOS Developer
11 9 (2.48%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (2.20%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.20%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (2.20%) NHS Business Analyst
12 8 (2.20%) NHS Information Analyst
12 8 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.89%) HTML
2 20 (5.51%) CSS
3 19 (5.23%) jQuery
4 15 (4.13%) CSS3
4 15 (4.13%) HTML5
5 12 (3.31%) .NET
6 10 (2.75%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.75%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.20%) Node.js
8 7 (1.93%) React
9 5 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.38%) iOS SDK
9 5 (1.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (1.10%) REST
10 4 (1.10%) Web Services
11 3 (0.83%) Android SDK
11 3 (0.83%) Backbone.js
11 3 (0.83%) Play Framework
12 2 (0.55%) Entity Framework
12 2 (0.55%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.13%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.48%) User Experience
4 7 (1.93%) Freedom of Information
4 7 (1.93%) Informatics
5 5 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.10%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.10%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.10%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (1.10%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.10%) Social Media
7 3 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.83%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.83%) PACS
7 3 (0.83%) Smartcard
7 3 (0.83%) Social Network
8 2 (0.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.34%) Windows
2 11 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.48%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.93%) Linux
4 7 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.65%) Android
5 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.10%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.10%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (25.90%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (7.99%) Project Management
4 22 (6.06%) Data Protection
5 20 (5.51%) PRINCE2
6 17 (4.68%) Information Governance
6 17 (4.68%) Migration
7 16 (4.41%) Business Analysis
8 15 (4.13%) ITIL
9 14 (3.86%) Change Management
10 13 (3.58%) Programme Management
11 12 (3.31%) ETL
11 12 (3.31%) Service Delivery
11 12 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (2.75%) Data Migration
12 10 (2.75%) Front End Development
12 10 (2.75%) iOS Development
12 10 (2.75%) Mentoring
12 10 (2.75%) Risk Management
12 10 (2.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (22.04%) SQL
2 27 (7.44%) JavaScript
3 21 (5.79%) T-SQL
4 13 (3.58%) C
4 13 (3.58%) PHP
5 10 (2.75%) C#
6 9 (2.48%) Apple Swift
6 9 (2.48%) Java
7 8 (2.20%) Objective-C
8 5 (1.38%) C++
8 5 (1.38%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.38%) Python
9 4 (1.10%) VBA
10 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.55%) Cypher
10 2 (0.55%) Pascal
10 2 (0.55%) Ruby
11 1 (0.28%) Perl
11 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (6.61%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.96%) Degree
3 13 (3.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.65%) MCP
6 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.10%) CCNA
9 3 (0.83%) CCA
9 3 (0.83%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.83%) MCSE
10 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.28%) ECDL
11 1 (0.28%) NVQ Level 3
11 1 (0.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.75%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.75%) HL7
3 6 (1.65%) QA
3 6 (1.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.28%) Docker
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (0.83%) SCCM
2 2 (0.55%) Puppet
2 2 (0.55%) SCOM
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.28%) Nagios
3 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 44 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.75%) Cerner
3 9 (2.48%) Cisco
4 8 (2.20%) Oracle
4 8 (2.20%) VMware
5 5 (1.38%) Adobe
6 4 (1.10%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.83%) BMC
7 3 (0.83%) Google
7 3 (0.83%) Mitel
7 3 (0.83%) Polycom
7 3 (0.83%) Remedy
7 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.83%) SAP
7 3 (0.83%) Yardi
8 2 (0.55%) McKesson
8 2 (0.55%) MEDITECH
8 2 (0.55%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.28%) Symantec
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £125 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £160 to £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £195 to £200 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £260 to £270 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £230 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £390 - £391 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £290 per day
Posted: 5 days ago