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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 146 147 208
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +61
Contract jobs citing NHS 372 372 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.55% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.31% 4.16% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 227 152
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£300 £303 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% +9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +27.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.49 £13.80 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.02 £55.71 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -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
8622 8947 9751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.36% 37.37% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5961 5951 6649
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 183 197
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 August 2015.

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
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 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +34 106 £308 -5.38% 9
Bromley +3 8 £260 +48.57%
Ilford - 2 £215 -
Hammersmith -3 1 £245 -51.00%
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Paddington - 1 - -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 188 (25.90%) SQL
2 148 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
3 104 (14.33%) SQL Server
4 101 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 100 (13.77%) Microsoft
6 90 (12.40%) Project Management
6 90 (12.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 81 (11.16%) Data Warehouse
8 70 (9.64%) PRINCE2
9 67 (9.23%) Windows
10 63 (8.68%) QlikView
11 62 (8.54%) MS Excel
12 58 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
13 55 (7.58%) Finance
14 54 (7.44%) T-SQL
15 49 (6.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 49 (6.75%) ETL
16 45 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
17 42 (5.79%) Change Management
17 42 (5.79%) Management Information System
17 42 (5.79%) Active Directory
18 41 (5.65%) Programme Management
19 37 (5.10%) ITIL
19 37 (5.10%) MS Office
20 35 (4.82%) Windows 7
21 33 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
21 33 (4.55%) Informatics
22 32 (4.41%) SharePoint
22 32 (4.41%) Data Quality
23 29 (3.99%) Migration

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 32 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.65%) MS Exchange
3 7 (0.96%) IIS
4 6 (0.83%) SAS
5 5 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.55%) Lync
7 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.41%) CMS
8 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 62 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.10%) MS Office
3 6 (0.83%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) SPSS
6 1 (0.14%) Stata
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.65%) Cerner Millennium
3 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.83%) Office 365
2 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.79%) Firewall
3 11 (1.52%) WAN
4 10 (1.38%) Wireless
5 9 (1.24%) Internet
6 7 (0.96%) VPN
6 7 (0.96%) DHCP
6 7 (0.96%) LAN
6 7 (0.96%) SNMP
7 6 (0.83%) Network Security
8 5 (0.69%) VoIP
8 5 (0.69%) EIGRP
8 5 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.55%) LDAP
9 4 (0.55%) DNS
9 4 (0.55%) Intranet
10 3 (0.41%) SAN
10 3 (0.41%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.41%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 101 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 90 (12.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 81 (11.16%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (8.68%) QlikView
6 49 (6.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (3.44%) BusinessObjects
9 18 (2.48%) OLAP
10 16 (2.20%) MS Access
11 14 (1.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (1.79%) PerformancePoint
13 8 (1.10%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.83%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.55%) DTS
16 4 (0.55%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.69%) JIRA
2 5 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.55%) TestDirector
3 4 (0.55%) XDE
4 3 (0.41%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.28%) Behat
5 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.28%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 55 (7.58%) Finance
2 29 (3.99%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.44%) Marketing
4 22 (3.03%) Electronics
4 22 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 6 (0.83%) Local Government
6 5 (0.69%) Publishing
6 5 (0.69%) Back Office
7 4 (0.55%) Retail
8 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.41%) Legal
9 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 185 (25.48%) Analyst
2 117 (16.12%) Developer
3 84 (11.57%) Project Manager
4 71 (9.78%) Information Analyst
5 51 (7.02%) NHS Information Analyst
6 43 (5.92%) Business Analyst
7 39 (5.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 36 (4.96%) NHS Project Manager
9 32 (4.41%) SQL Developer
10 27 (3.72%) Trainer
11 23 (3.17%) Architect
11 23 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
11 23 (3.17%) NHS Business Analyst
12 21 (2.89%) QlikView Developer
13 19 (2.62%) Support Analyst
14 18 (2.48%) Senior Information Analyst
15 17 (2.34%) Business Manager
15 17 (2.34%) Desktop Support
15 17 (2.34%) Consultant
16 16 (2.20%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.31%) .NET
2 15 (2.07%) XML
3 9 (1.24%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.83%) HTML
5 5 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (0.69%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.55%) Entity Framework
6 4 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.41%) RESTful
7 3 (0.41%) WCF
7 3 (0.41%) CSS
8 2 (0.28%) MDX
8 2 (0.28%) HTML5
8 2 (0.28%) Xamarin.iOS
8 2 (0.28%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.14%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.14%) REST
9 1 (0.14%) CSS3
9 1 (0.14%) WPF
9 1 (0.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.55%) Informatics
4 22 (3.03%) DTV
5 14 (1.93%) Statistics
6 12 (1.65%) PACS
7 9 (1.24%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.10%) Smartcard
9 7 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
9 7 (0.96%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.69%) E-Learning
10 5 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.55%) Freedom of Information Act
11 4 (0.55%) Health Informatics
12 3 (0.41%) iPad
12 3 (0.41%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.41%) BYOD
12 3 (0.41%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.41%) PDA
13 2 (0.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.23%) Windows
2 35 (4.82%) Windows 7
3 16 (2.20%) Windows XP
4 7 (0.96%) Linux
5 4 (0.55%) FreeBSD
5 4 (0.55%) Android
5 4 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.28%) UNIX
7 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
2 90 (12.40%) Project Management
3 70 (9.64%) PRINCE2
4 49 (6.75%) ETL
5 45 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (5.79%) Change Management
7 41 (5.65%) Programme Management
8 37 (5.10%) ITIL
9 29 (3.99%) Migration
10 22 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
11 21 (2.89%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (2.89%) Change Control
12 20 (2.75%) Information Governance
12 20 (2.75%) Dashboard Development
12 20 (2.75%) Data Analysis
13 19 (2.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 18 (2.48%) Data Modelling
15 17 (2.34%) Line Management
16 16 (2.20%) Risk Management
16 16 (2.20%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 188 (25.90%) SQL
2 54 (7.44%) T-SQL
3 25 (3.44%) VBA
4 15 (2.07%) C#
5 8 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 6 (0.83%) VB
7 4 (0.55%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.41%) Java
9 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.28%) PHP
10 1 (0.14%) Python
10 1 (0.14%) Ruby
10 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.14%) C
10 1 (0.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (2.89%) Degree
2 17 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.65%) PMP
5 12 (1.65%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.24%) CCNP
7 8 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.96%) CCNA
9 4 (0.55%) ISEB
9 4 (0.55%) MCSE
9 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.41%) NVQ Level 3
10 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.14%) MBA
11 1 (0.14%) CIPD
11 1 (0.14%) MCSA
11 1 (0.14%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.41%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.75%) SLA
3 10 (1.38%) QA
4 9 (1.24%) HL7
5 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.28%) NFS
4 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.14%) Samba
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.55%) WMI
2 3 (0.41%) SCCM
2 3 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (0.41%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.28%) OpenView
3 2 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.28%) MOM
3 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.28%) DameWare
3 2 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 100 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.86%) Cisco
3 26 (3.58%) Oracle
4 24 (3.31%) VMware
5 23 (3.17%) SAP
5 23 (3.17%) Cerner
6 19 (2.62%) Tableau
7 18 (2.48%) Citrix
8 7 (0.96%) CheckPoint
9 6 (0.83%) BT
9 6 (0.83%) SolarWinds
10 4 (0.55%) Wyse
10 4 (0.55%) Brocade
10 4 (0.55%) EMC
10 4 (0.55%) HP
11 3 (0.41%) Mitel
11 3 (0.41%) MobileIron
12 2 (0.28%) Nintex
12 2 (0.28%) Aruba
12 2 (0.28%) Isilon
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