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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 152 161 175
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Contract jobs citing NHS 326 324 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.36% 1.30% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.89% 3.47% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 202 143
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£310 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 31
Average hourly rate £14.25 £20.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.48% +46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.00 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £16.11 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-14.64% -2.36%
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
8376 9335 8345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.05% 37.37% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5944 6591 5748
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 163 207
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £48.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +30 98 £325 +18.18% 24
Uxbridge - 1 £360 -
Croydon - - - -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 150 (21.13%) SQL
2 97 (13.66%) Microsoft
3 89 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
4 86 (12.11%) SQL Server
5 72 (10.14%) Project Management
6 67 (9.44%) Windows
7 66 (9.30%) Migration
8 64 (9.01%) MS Excel
9 58 (8.17%) PRINCE2
9 58 (8.17%) Data Warehouse
10 54 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 49 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 42 (5.92%) Cerner
13 38 (5.35%) ITIL
14 37 (5.21%) Finance
15 36 (5.07%) Windows 7
16 35 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 34 (4.79%) Management Information System
18 30 (4.23%) QlikView
19 29 (4.08%) SharePoint
19 29 (4.08%) Active Directory
20 28 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (3.80%) ETL
21 27 (3.80%) MS Office
21 27 (3.80%) Cerner Millennium
22 26 (3.66%) T-SQL
23 25 (3.52%) Programme Management
23 25 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
24 24 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
25 23 (3.24%) Oracle

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 29 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.70%) IIS
5 4 (0.56%) SAS
5 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.28%) Lync
7 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.28%) CMS
7 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.28%) Drupal
8 1 (0.14%) WordPress
8 1 (0.14%) Confluence
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 64 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.80%) MS Office
3 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.85%) MS Project
5 3 (0.42%) SPSS
5 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.28%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) InDesign
7 1 (0.14%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 27 (3.80%) Cerner Millennium
2 10 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.97%) WAN
2 11 (1.55%) LAN
3 9 (1.27%) Firewall
4 5 (0.70%) BGP
5 4 (0.56%) VPN
5 4 (0.56%) Intranet
5 4 (0.56%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.42%) SAN
6 3 (0.42%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.42%) Wireless
6 3 (0.42%) Internet
6 3 (0.42%) OSPF
6 3 (0.42%) DNS
6 3 (0.42%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.28%) SSL
7 2 (0.28%) VoIP
7 2 (0.28%) DHCP
7 2 (0.28%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (12.11%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.17%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (4.23%) QlikView
6 25 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.83%) OLAP
10 8 (1.13%) MS Access
10 8 (1.13%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 7
12 4 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.42%) MySQL
14 2 (0.28%) EDRMS
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.28%) PerformancePoint
15 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.56%) TestDirector
3 4 (0.56%) XDE
3 4 (0.56%) MSTest
3 4 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.42%) Moq
4 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.42%) Subversion
5 2 (0.28%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.28%) ProC
5 2 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.14%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.14%) MSI
6 1 (0.14%) Xcode
6 1 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 37 (5.21%) Finance
2 14 (1.97%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.69%) Legal
4 10 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.41%) Electronics
4 10 (1.41%) Marketing
5 8 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.28%) Back Office
6 2 (0.28%) Games
6 2 (0.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.14%) Billing
7 1 (0.14%) Local Government
7 1 (0.14%) Publishing
7 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 209 (29.44%) Analyst
2 109 (15.35%) Project Manager
3 62 (8.73%) Developer
4 59 (8.31%) Information Analyst
5 46 (6.48%) NHS Project Manager
6 44 (6.20%) Trainer
7 37 (5.21%) NHS Information Analyst
8 32 (4.51%) Business Analyst
9 30 (4.23%) Data Analyst
10 24 (3.38%) Service Analyst
11 22 (3.10%) Support Analyst
11 22 (3.10%) SQL Developer
11 22 (3.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 21 (2.96%) Product Specialist
13 19 (2.68%) NHS Business Analyst
13 19 (2.68%) Service Desk Analyst
14 18 (2.54%) Senior Analyst
15 16 (2.25%) NHS Data Analyst
16 15 (2.11%) Architect
17 14 (1.97%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.10%) HTML
2 17 (2.39%) .NET
3 16 (2.25%) HTML5
4 14 (1.97%) XML
5 9 (1.27%) CSS
5 9 (1.27%) Web Services
6 7 (0.99%) jQuery
7 6 (0.85%) JSON
8 5 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.56%) RESTful
9 4 (0.56%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.42%) AutoMapper
10 3 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (0.42%) CSS3
10 3 (0.42%) Autofac
10 3 (0.42%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (0.28%) REST
11 2 (0.28%) MDX
11 2 (0.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.79%) Management Information System
2 28 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.10%) PACS
4 18 (2.54%) Informatics
5 11 (1.55%) Smartcard
6 10 (1.41%) DTV
7 8 (1.13%) User Experience
7 8 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 6 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
8 6 (0.85%) GIS
8 6 (0.85%) E-Learning
9 5 (0.70%) LIMS
10 4 (0.56%) NPfIT
10 4 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.42%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.42%) Open Source
11 3 (0.42%) SystemC
11 3 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.44%) Windows
2 36 (5.07%) Windows 7
3 15 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (1.69%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.42%) UNIX
6 3 (0.42%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.28%) Linux
7 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
2 72 (10.14%) Project Management
3 66 (9.30%) Migration
4 58 (8.17%) PRINCE2
5 49 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (5.35%) ITIL
7 27 (3.80%) ETL
8 25 (3.52%) Programme Management
9 24 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (3.10%) Information Governance
11 20 (2.82%) Service Delivery
12 18 (2.54%) Change Management
13 15 (2.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (1.83%) Workflow
14 13 (1.83%) Service Management
14 13 (1.83%) Information Management
15 12 (1.69%) Performance Management
16 11 (1.55%) Data Analysis
16 11 (1.55%) Quality Management
16 11 (1.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 150 (21.13%) SQL
2 26 (3.66%) T-SQL
3 16 (2.25%) VBA
3 16 (2.25%) C#
4 10 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (0.99%) VB
6 6 (0.85%) C
6 6 (0.85%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.56%) PHP
8 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.42%) Python
9 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.28%) Java
10 1 (0.14%) Delphi
10 1 (0.14%) Perl
10 1 (0.14%) Tcl
10 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.14%) VBScript
10 1 (0.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (2.96%) Degree
2 14 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (1.13%) ISEB
4 8 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.85%) CCNA
6 5 (0.70%) CCNP
7 4 (0.56%) Postgraduate
7 4 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.28%) PMP
9 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.28%) AAT
10 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.54%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.55%) QA
2 11 (1.55%) SLA
3 8 (1.13%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) BS7799
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
4 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.56%) ZENworks
2 3 (0.42%) SCCM
3 2 (0.28%) SCOM
4 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 97 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.92%) Cerner
3 23 (3.24%) Oracle
4 18 (2.54%) VMware
5 16 (2.25%) Business Objects
6 14 (1.97%) Tableau
7 12 (1.69%) SAP
7 12 (1.69%) Citrix
8 9 (1.27%) Cisco
9 6 (0.85%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.42%) Juniper
10 3 (0.42%) Dell
11 2 (0.28%) Intel
11 2 (0.28%) CommVault
11 2 (0.28%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.28%) Adobe
11 2 (0.28%) HP
12 1 (0.14%) Compaq
12 1 (0.14%) Macromedia
12 1 (0.14%) Cognos
West London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £180 to £220 per day 3 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Davanti Solutions
Rate: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £180 to £230 per day 2 Months Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: Market Rate for long term contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: From £15 to £22 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: From £15 to £22 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £275 - 320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago