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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 154 167 216
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +49
Contract jobs citing NHS 348 329 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.41% 1.30% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.96% 3.44% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 209 121
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£308 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £160 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £301
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £13.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% +39.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £15.33 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.58% -9.83%
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
8779 9552 9389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.63% 37.70% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6110 6725 6478
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 155 239
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -15.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.20 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 +46 93 £325 +18.18% 30
Croydon - - - -
Thornton Heath - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 156 (21.85%) SQL
2 89 (12.46%) SQL Server
3 86 (12.04%) Microsoft
4 83 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
5 79 (11.06%) Project Management
6 72 (10.08%) Migration
7 71 (9.94%) Windows
8 57 (7.98%) MS Excel
9 55 (7.70%) PRINCE2
10 54 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
10 54 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 46 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 45 (6.30%) Finance
13 40 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 37 (5.18%) ITIL
15 36 (5.04%) Cerner
15 36 (5.04%) QlikView
16 35 (4.90%) Windows 7
17 34 (4.76%) Management Information System
18 32 (4.48%) MS Office
19 30 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (4.06%) SharePoint
21 26 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
22 25 (3.50%) ETL
22 25 (3.50%) Oracle
22 25 (3.50%) Active Directory
23 24 (3.36%) PACS
24 23 (3.22%) Cerner Millennium
25 22 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 22 (3.08%) T-SQL

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (0.84%) IIS
4 5 (0.70%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.42%) SAS
6 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.28%) Drupal
7 2 (0.28%) CMS
7 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.14%) WordPress
8 1 (0.14%) Confluence
8 1 (0.14%) Lync
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 57 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.48%) MS Office
3 8 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.98%) MS Project
4 7 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.42%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.42%) SPSS
7 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) InDesign
8 1 (0.14%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 23 (3.22%) Cerner Millennium
2 11 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.14%) assyst
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.68%) WAN
2 10 (1.40%) LAN
3 8 (1.12%) Firewall
4 6 (0.84%) VPN
4 6 (0.84%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (0.70%) BGP
5 5 (0.70%) DNS
5 5 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.56%) Intranet
6 4 (0.56%) IPsec
7 3 (0.42%) EIGRP
7 3 (0.42%) SAN
7 3 (0.42%) RIP
7 3 (0.42%) SNMP
7 3 (0.42%) DHCP
8 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.28%) SSL
8 2 (0.28%) Internet
8 2 (0.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (5.04%) QlikView
5 26 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.26%) OLAP
9 8 (1.12%) MS Access
10 7 (0.98%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 7
12 3 (0.42%) MySQL
12 3 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.28%) EDRMS
13 2 (0.28%) EDMS
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.28%) PerformancePoint
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.98%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.70%) TestDirector
3 5 (0.70%) XDE
4 4 (0.56%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.42%) MSTest
5 3 (0.42%) Subversion
5 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.28%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.28%) ProC
6 2 (0.28%) Moq
6 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.14%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.14%) MSI
7 1 (0.14%) Xcode
7 1 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 45 (6.30%) Finance
2 14 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.54%) Legal
4 11 (1.54%) Electronics
4 11 (1.54%) Marketing
5 7 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.28%) Back Office
6 2 (0.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.14%) Billing
7 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 217 (30.39%) Analyst
2 115 (16.11%) Project Manager
3 65 (9.10%) Information Analyst
4 63 (8.82%) Developer
5 52 (7.28%) NHS Project Manager
6 44 (6.16%) NHS Information Analyst
6 44 (6.16%) Trainer
7 36 (5.04%) Business Analyst
8 26 (3.64%) Data Analyst
9 24 (3.36%) Product Specialist
9 24 (3.36%) NHS Business Analyst
10 23 (3.22%) SQL Developer
11 21 (2.94%) Support Analyst
11 21 (2.94%) Service Analyst
11 21 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 18 (2.52%) NHS Data Analyst
13 18 (2.52%) Service Desk Analyst
14 16 (2.24%) Applications Support
14 16 (2.24%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.52%) HTML
2 14 (1.96%) .NET
3 12 (1.68%) XML
3 12 (1.68%) HTML5
4 9 (1.26%) CSS
4 9 (1.26%) Web Services
5 6 (0.84%) jQuery
6 5 (0.70%) JSON
7 4 (0.56%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.42%) RESTful
8 3 (0.42%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.42%) CSS3
8 3 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.28%) Autofac
9 2 (0.28%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (0.28%) AutoMapper
9 2 (0.28%) REST
9 2 (0.28%) MDX
9 2 (0.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 30 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.36%) PACS
4 15 (2.10%) Informatics
5 12 (1.68%) Smartcard
6 11 (1.54%) DTV
7 7 (0.98%) User Experience
8 6 (0.84%) Visualisation
8 6 (0.84%) GIS
9 5 (0.70%) LIMS
9 5 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (0.70%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.42%) NPfIT
11 3 (0.42%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.42%) Economics
11 3 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.42%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 71 (9.94%) Windows
2 35 (4.90%) Windows 7
3 15 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (1.82%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.42%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.42%) UNIX
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 83 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
2 79 (11.06%) Project Management
3 72 (10.08%) Migration
4 55 (7.70%) PRINCE2
5 46 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (5.18%) ITIL
7 25 (3.50%) ETL
8 22 (3.08%) Information Governance
9 21 (2.94%) Service Delivery
9 21 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (2.66%) Information Management
10 19 (2.66%) Programme Management
10 19 (2.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 15 (2.10%) Business Analysis
11 15 (2.10%) Change Management
12 13 (1.82%) Workflow
12 13 (1.82%) Service Management
12 13 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (1.68%) Data Migration
13 12 (1.68%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (21.85%) SQL
2 22 (3.08%) T-SQL
3 14 (1.96%) VBA
4 12 (1.68%) C#
5 9 (1.26%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.12%) VB
7 7 (0.98%) C
8 6 (0.84%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.42%) PHP
9 3 (0.42%) Python
10 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.28%) Java
11 1 (0.14%) Delphi
11 1 (0.14%) Perl
11 1 (0.14%) Tcl
11 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (2.94%) Degree
2 12 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.12%) ISEB
4 8 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (0.98%) CCNA
6 5 (0.70%) CCNP
6 5 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.56%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.28%) PMP
9 2 (0.28%) AAT
9 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.68%) QA
3 10 (1.40%) SLA
4 7 (0.98%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
4 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.12%) SCCM
2 3 (0.42%) SCOM
2 3 (0.42%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 86 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.04%) Cerner
3 25 (3.50%) Oracle
4 21 (2.94%) VMware
5 20 (2.80%) Business Objects
6 13 (1.82%) SAP
7 11 (1.54%) Tableau
8 10 (1.40%) Cisco
9 8 (1.12%) Citrix
10 5 (0.70%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.70%) Cognos
11 4 (0.56%) Dell
12 3 (0.42%) Juniper
13 2 (0.28%) Wyse
13 2 (0.28%) Intel
13 2 (0.28%) HP
13 2 (0.28%) PeopleSoft
13 2 (0.28%) Adobe
13 2 (0.28%) CommVault
14 1 (0.14%) Informatica
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