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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 152 153 156
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing NHS 327 342 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.42% 1.41% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.06% 3.79% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 206 167
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£325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £150 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 34
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.11% +29.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.40 £26.40 £25.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
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
8046 9026 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.90% 37.21% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 6286 5484
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 165 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.67 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +13 99 £340 +23.63% 24
Uxbridge - 1 £360 - 1
Hillingdon - - - -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 164 (23.07%) SQL
2 102 (14.35%) Microsoft
3 96 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
4 95 (13.36%) SQL Server
5 75 (10.55%) Project Management
6 64 (9.00%) PRINCE2
7 62 (8.72%) Windows
7 62 (8.72%) MS Excel
8 61 (8.58%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (8.30%) Migration
10 53 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 48 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 47 (6.61%) Cerner
13 39 (5.49%) QlikView
14 37 (5.20%) ITIL
14 37 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 34 (4.78%) Finance
16 32 (4.50%) Windows 7
17 31 (4.36%) Management Information System
17 31 (4.36%) SharePoint
17 31 (4.36%) T-SQL
18 30 (4.22%) ETL
18 30 (4.22%) Active Directory
19 29 (4.08%) Programme Management
19 29 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (3.94%) MS Office
20 28 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
21 27 (3.80%) Cerner Millennium
21 27 (3.80%) Degree
22 25 (3.52%) Agile Software Development

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (0.98%) IIS
5 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.56%) SAS
7 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.28%) Lync
8 2 (0.28%) Drupal
8 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 62 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.94%) MS Office
3 10 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.84%) MS Project
6 4 (0.56%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.42%) SPSS
8 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.14%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 27 (3.80%) Cerner Millennium
2 8 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.55%) WAN
2 8 (1.13%) Firewall
3 7 (0.98%) LAN
4 5 (0.70%) SAN
4 5 (0.70%) BGP
4 5 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.56%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (0.56%) EIGRP
6 3 (0.42%) IPsec
6 3 (0.42%) RIP
6 3 (0.42%) SNMP
6 3 (0.42%) VPN
6 3 (0.42%) DNS
7 2 (0.28%) Intranet
7 2 (0.28%) Internet
7 2 (0.28%) OSPF
7 2 (0.28%) VoIP
7 2 (0.28%) DHCP
7 2 (0.28%) Wireless
8 1 (0.14%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 61 (8.58%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (5.49%) QlikView
5 37 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (2.11%) OLAP
10 11 (1.55%) MS Access
11 8 (1.13%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 7
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.42%) MySQL
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.28%) PerformancePoint
14 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.28%) OLTP
15 1 (0.14%) Oracle9i Database
15 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.56%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.56%) MSTest
4 3 (0.42%) Subversion
4 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.42%) Moq
5 2 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.14%) Xcode
6 1 (0.14%) MSI
6 1 (0.14%) Selenium
6 1 (0.14%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (4.78%) Finance
2 12 (1.69%) Legal
3 10 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (1.13%) Marketing
5 8 (1.13%) Electronics
5 8 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.28%) Back Office
6 2 (0.28%) Publishing
6 2 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.14%) Law
7 1 (0.14%) Local Government
7 1 (0.14%) Retail
7 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 206 (28.97%) Analyst
2 105 (14.77%) Project Manager
3 67 (9.42%) Information Analyst
4 66 (9.28%) Developer
5 50 (7.03%) NHS Project Manager
6 42 (5.91%) NHS Information Analyst
7 38 (5.34%) Trainer
8 34 (4.78%) Business Analyst
9 33 (4.64%) Data Analyst
10 24 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 23 (3.23%) SQL Developer
12 22 (3.09%) Product Specialist
12 22 (3.09%) Support Analyst
12 22 (3.09%) Service Analyst
13 21 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
14 20 (2.81%) NHS Business Analyst
15 18 (2.53%) Service Desk Analyst
15 18 (2.53%) NHS Data Analyst
16 15 (2.11%) Applications Support
16 15 (2.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.52%) HTML
2 19 (2.67%) .NET
3 17 (2.39%) HTML5
3 17 (2.39%) XML
4 12 (1.69%) CSS
5 11 (1.55%) Web Services
6 9 (1.27%) jQuery
7 7 (0.98%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.84%) JSON
9 4 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (0.56%) RESTful
9 4 (0.56%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.42%) AutoMapper
10 3 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (0.42%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (0.42%) Autofac
10 3 (0.42%) CSS3
11 2 (0.28%) REST
11 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.28%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.36%) Management Information System
2 29 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.38%) Informatics
4 23 (3.23%) PACS
5 10 (1.41%) Smartcard
6 9 (1.27%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.13%) User Experience
7 8 (1.13%) DTV
8 7 (0.98%) E-Learning
8 7 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
8 7 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (0.84%) GIS
10 5 (0.70%) LIMS
11 4 (0.56%) SystemC
11 4 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.56%) NPfIT
12 3 (0.42%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.42%) Statistics
13 2 (0.28%) Open Source
13 2 (0.28%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 62 (8.72%) Windows
2 32 (4.50%) Windows 7
3 15 (2.11%) Windows XP
4 13 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.42%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.28%) UNIX
8 1 (0.14%) Linux
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (10.55%) Project Management
3 64 (9.00%) PRINCE2
4 59 (8.30%) Migration
5 48 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (5.20%) ITIL
7 30 (4.22%) ETL
8 29 (4.08%) Programme Management
9 25 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (3.23%) Information Governance
11 21 (2.95%) Change Management
12 20 (2.81%) Service Delivery
13 15 (2.11%) Workflow
13 15 (2.11%) Service Management
14 14 (1.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 14 (1.97%) Information Management
14 14 (1.97%) Project Planning
15 13 (1.83%) Quality Management
15 13 (1.83%) Data Modelling
16 12 (1.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (23.07%) SQL
2 31 (4.36%) T-SQL
3 19 (2.67%) C#
3 19 (2.67%) VBA
4 12 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.27%) VB
6 6 (0.84%) PowerShell
6 6 (0.84%) C
7 4 (0.56%) PHP
8 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.28%) Java
9 2 (0.28%) Python
10 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.14%) Delphi
10 1 (0.14%) Perl
10 1 (0.14%) VBScript
10 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.14%) Tcl
10 1 (0.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (3.80%) Degree
2 13 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (0.98%) CCNA
5 6 (0.84%) CCNP
6 4 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.56%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.42%) ISEB
8 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.14%) CCAB
9 1 (0.14%) MCP
9 1 (0.14%) MCSE
9 1 (0.14%) PMP
9 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.14%) ECDL
9 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.81%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.69%) QA
3 10 (1.41%) HL7
3 10 (1.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) GxP
4 1 (0.14%) BS7799
4 1 (0.14%) COBIT
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.56%) ZENworks
2 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.14%) SCCM
2 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 102 (14.35%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.61%) Cerner
3 20 (2.81%) VMware
4 19 (2.67%) Oracle
5 16 (2.25%) Tableau
6 12 (1.69%) Citrix
7 11 (1.55%) Business Objects
8 9 (1.27%) SAP
9 8 (1.13%) Cisco
10 5 (0.70%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.28%) Infoflex
11 2 (0.28%) Juniper
11 2 (0.28%) CommVault
11 2 (0.28%) Intel
12 1 (0.14%) InterSystems
12 1 (0.14%) Cognos
12 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.14%) Dell
12 1 (0.14%) Adobe
12 1 (0.14%) McAfee
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