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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 266 158 144
Rank change year-on-year
-108 -14
Contract jobs citing NHS 166 366 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 1.57% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 4.19% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 239 242
Median daily rate £325 £300 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £183 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 18
Median hourly rate £15.16 £14.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.89 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.02 £21.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -16.66%
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
8213 8733 9254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.99% 37.50% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5761 6030 6326
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 161 211
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.58 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -36 29 £334 +11.25% 12
Bromley -3 3 £210 -19.23%
Twickenham - 2 - - 1
Ilford -5 1 £475 +68.14%
Southwark - 1 £500 -
Edgware - 1 £375 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 110 (30.14%) Business Intelligence
2 76 (20.82%) SQL
3 55 (15.07%) Microsoft
4 39 (10.68%) SQL Server
5 37 (10.14%) JavaScript
6 36 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (9.04%) HTML
8 32 (8.77%) Finance
9 31 (8.49%) Windows
9 31 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (8.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 31 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (7.95%) Project Management
11 28 (7.67%) Active Directory
12 27 (7.40%) CSS
13 26 (7.12%) PRINCE2
13 26 (7.12%) jQuery
14 25 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 23 (6.30%) PHP
16 22 (6.03%) MS Office
17 21 (5.75%) Data Protection
17 21 (5.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (5.75%) Degree
18 20 (5.48%) T-SQL
18 20 (5.48%) MS Excel
19 19 (5.21%) Security Cleared
20 18 (4.93%) CSS3
20 18 (4.93%) ITIL
20 18 (4.93%) Migration
21 17 (4.66%) VMware

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 11 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.74%) Drupal
3 6 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.37%) Apache
4 5 (1.37%) CMS
5 4 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.55%) WordPress
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Confluence
7 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.27%) Kentico
7 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (6.03%) MS Office
2 20 (5.48%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.55%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.55%) MS Project
6 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.27%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (2.19%) SystmOne
2 4 (1.10%) Lorenzo
2 4 (1.10%) Magento
2 4 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.55%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.55%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) GitHub
3 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.27%) Google Play
3 1 (0.27%) IaaS
3 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.29%) Firewall
2 10 (2.74%) DNS
3 6 (1.64%) Internet
4 5 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.10%) DHCP
5 4 (1.10%) LAN
6 3 (0.82%) HTTP
6 3 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.82%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.82%) VPN
6 3 (0.82%) WAN
6 3 (0.82%) X.509
7 2 (0.55%) FTP
7 2 (0.55%) SAN
7 2 (0.55%) SMTP
7 2 (0.55%) SSH
7 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.55%) WLAN
8 1 (0.27%) Intranet
8 1 (0.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (8.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (5.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (4.38%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.29%) MySQL
8 10 (2.74%) Electronic Patient Records
9 9 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.37%) Biml
11 5 (1.37%) QlikView
12 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.82%) MS Access
13 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.55%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.19%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.37%) Grunt
5 4 (1.10%) Xcode
6 3 (0.82%) gulp
7 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.27%) JIRA
8 1 (0.27%) Maven
8 1 (0.27%) Moq
8 1 (0.27%) NUnit
8 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 32 (8.77%) Finance
2 11 (3.01%) Marketing
3 6 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.37%) Interactive Media
5 4 (1.10%) Back Office
5 4 (1.10%) Electronics
5 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.82%) Publishing
6 3 (0.82%) Retail
7 2 (0.55%) Advertising
7 2 (0.55%) Law
7 2 (0.55%) Legal
7 2 (0.55%) Local Government
8 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 85 (23.29%) Developer
2 79 (21.64%) Analyst
3 40 (10.96%) Project Manager
4 22 (6.03%) NHS Project Manager
5 21 (5.75%) Information Analyst
6 19 (5.21%) Business Analyst
7 15 (4.11%) Architect
8 14 (3.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 12 (3.29%) Senior Developer
9 12 (3.29%) SQL Analyst
10 11 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (2.74%) Service Analyst
12 9 (2.47%) Drupal Developer
12 9 (2.47%) Information Manager
12 9 (2.47%) Service Desk Analyst
12 9 (2.47%) SQL Developer
13 8 (2.19%) Business Manager
13 8 (2.19%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 8 (2.19%) iOS Developer
13 8 (2.19%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.04%) HTML
2 27 (7.40%) CSS
3 26 (7.12%) jQuery
4 18 (4.93%) CSS3
5 17 (4.66%) HTML5
6 14 (3.84%) AngularJS
7 11 (3.01%) React
8 9 (2.47%) .NET
9 8 (2.19%) Node.js
10 7 (1.92%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.10%) iOS SDK
12 4 (1.10%) REST
12 4 (1.10%) Web Services
13 3 (0.82%) Backbone.js
13 3 (0.82%) Play Framework
13 3 (0.82%) Ruby on Rails
14 2 (0.55%) Android SDK
14 2 (0.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.74%) User Experience
4 6 (1.64%) PACS
5 5 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.37%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.10%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.10%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.10%) Informatics
6 4 (1.10%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.10%) Smartcard
6 4 (1.10%) Social Media
7 3 (0.82%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.82%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.49%) Windows
2 10 (2.74%) Linux
2 10 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (2.47%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.47%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.37%) Android
6 5 (1.37%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.10%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (30.14%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (7.95%) Project Management
4 26 (7.12%) PRINCE2
5 21 (5.75%) Data Protection
6 18 (4.93%) ITIL
6 18 (4.93%) Migration
7 16 (4.38%) ETL
8 14 (3.84%) Change Management
8 14 (3.84%) Front End Development
9 13 (3.56%) Information Governance
9 13 (3.56%) Service Delivery
10 12 (3.29%) Business Analysis
11 11 (3.01%) Data Management
11 11 (3.01%) Programme Management
12 10 (2.74%) Analytics
12 10 (2.74%) Data Migration
12 10 (2.74%) Data Modelling
12 10 (2.74%) E-Commerce
12 10 (2.74%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (20.82%) SQL
2 37 (10.14%) JavaScript
3 23 (6.30%) PHP
4 20 (5.48%) T-SQL
5 12 (3.29%) C
6 9 (2.47%) Java
7 8 (2.19%) Apple Swift
7 8 (2.19%) C#
7 8 (2.19%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.92%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.37%) C++
9 5 (1.37%) Python
9 5 (1.37%) Ruby
10 4 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.10%) VBA
11 3 (0.82%) Perl
12 2 (0.55%) Cypher
12 2 (0.55%) Pascal
12 2 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (5.75%) Degree
2 19 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.92%) MCP
7 5 (1.37%) CCNA
7 5 (1.37%) MCSE
8 4 (1.10%) CCA
8 4 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.10%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.82%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (0.55%) CCNP
10 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.55%) MCSA
10 2 (0.55%) RHCE
11 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.27%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.47%) QA
4 7 (1.92%) HL7
5 6 (1.64%) SLA
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (7.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.55%) vSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Docker
6 1 (0.27%) NDS
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.27%) Xen
6 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.37%) Puppet
2 4 (1.10%) SCCM
3 3 (0.82%) Nagios
4 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.55%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) Ansible
5 1 (0.27%) DameWare
5 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.27%) Simpana
5 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 55 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.66%) VMware
3 12 (3.29%) Cisco
4 10 (2.74%) Cerner
5 8 (2.19%) Oracle
6 7 (1.92%) Citrix
7 5 (1.37%) Alteryx
7 5 (1.37%) Tableau
8 4 (1.10%) Adobe
8 4 (1.10%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.10%) HP
8 4 (1.10%) Remedy
8 4 (1.10%) SAP
9 3 (0.82%) BMC
9 3 (0.82%) Dell
9 3 (0.82%) Google
9 3 (0.82%) Mitel
9 3 (0.82%) Polycom
9 3 (0.82%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
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