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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 158 140 136
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing NHS 315 366 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.49% 1.73% 1.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.16% 4.77% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 229 214
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £200 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.42 £181.00 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
7569 7666 8365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 36.15% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5294 5373 5683
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £286 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 151 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.02% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.47 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £48.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 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
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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 44 £311 -6.74% 12
Carshalton 0 1 - -
Grays - 1 £150 -
Wembley - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £313 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £175 -
Bromley - 1 £238 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 146 (23.62%) SQL
2 123 (19.90%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (11.97%) SQL Server
4 71 (11.49%) Microsoft
5 62 (10.03%) Project Management
6 58 (9.39%) Finance
6 58 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (9.06%) Windows
8 53 (8.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 51 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (7.77%) PRINCE2
11 47 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (7.44%) ITIL
13 45 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (6.63%) MS Excel
14 41 (6.63%) Active Directory
15 35 (5.66%) T-SQL
16 33 (5.34%) QlikView
16 33 (5.34%) Information Governance
17 32 (5.18%) MS Office
18 30 (4.85%) ETL
18 30 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 29 (4.69%) Analytics
20 28 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
21 27 (4.37%) Programme Management
21 27 (4.37%) Oracle
22 26 (4.21%) .NET
22 26 (4.21%) Cisco
22 26 (4.21%) Data Quality

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.62%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.13%) SAS
4 3 (0.49%) CMS
4 3 (0.49%) ColdFusion
4 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.49%) IIS
4 3 (0.49%) Node.js
5 2 (0.32%) Apache
5 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.32%) WordPress
6 1 (0.16%) Drupal
6 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.16%) Moodle
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 41 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.18%) MS Office
3 12 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.62%) MS Project
5 9 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (3.56%) SystmOne
2 10 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.16%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.32%) GitHub
1 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.32%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.78%) LAN
2 9 (1.46%) Firewall
2 9 (1.46%) WAN
3 8 (1.29%) VoIP
4 7 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.97%) DHCP
5 6 (0.97%) OSPF
5 6 (0.97%) SAN
5 6 (0.97%) Wireless
6 5 (0.81%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (0.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.65%) DNS
7 4 (0.65%) VLAN
7 4 (0.65%) VPN
8 3 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.49%) LDAP
8 3 (0.49%) RIP
9 2 (0.32%) HTTP
9 2 (0.32%) NAS
9 2 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 58 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (8.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (5.34%) QlikView
6 29 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (1.78%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.46%) MS Access
10 9 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (0.97%) OLAP
11 6 (0.97%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.81%) MySQL
12 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.49%) Data Mart
14 3 (0.49%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (0.49%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.49%) XDE
4 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.32%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.32%) JIRA
4 2 (0.32%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.16%) Toad
5 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.16%) Xcode
General
1 58 (9.39%) Finance
2 18 (2.91%) Marketing
3 16 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.62%) Electronics
4 10 (1.62%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.29%) Legal
6 4 (0.65%) Interactive Media
6 4 (0.65%) Law
6 4 (0.65%) Local Government
7 3 (0.49%) Banking
7 3 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.16%) Advertising
8 1 (0.16%) Billing
8 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 157 (25.40%) Analyst
2 94 (15.21%) Developer
3 71 (11.49%) Project Manager
4 49 (7.93%) Information Analyst
5 34 (5.50%) Business Analyst
6 28 (4.53%) NHS Information Analyst
7 26 (4.21%) SQL Developer
7 26 (4.21%) Trainer
8 23 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 23 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
9 20 (3.24%) NHS Project Manager
10 18 (2.91%) Programme Manager
10 18 (2.91%) Senior Information Analyst
11 17 (2.75%) Service Analyst
12 16 (2.59%) NHS Business Analyst
12 16 (2.59%) Service Desk Analyst
13 14 (2.27%) Information Manager
13 14 (2.27%) Senior NHS Information Analyst
13 14 (2.27%) SQL Analyst
14 13 (2.10%) NHS BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.21%) .NET
2 19 (3.07%) HTML
3 14 (2.27%) XML
4 13 (2.10%) ASP.NET
4 13 (2.10%) CSS
5 10 (1.62%) AngularJS
6 9 (1.46%) jQuery
7 8 (1.29%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (1.13%) Web Services
9 6 (0.97%) HTML5
10 5 (0.81%) Entity Framework
10 5 (0.81%) XSLT
11 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (0.65%) CSS3
12 3 (0.49%) MDX
12 3 (0.49%) ODBC
13 2 (0.32%) 802.1X
13 2 (0.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.56%) Informatics
3 21 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
5 11 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.46%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.13%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 6 (0.97%) Smartcard
8 6 (0.97%) Statistics
9 5 (0.81%) Clustering
9 5 (0.81%) EMC VMAX
9 5 (0.81%) Freedom of Information Act
9 5 (0.81%) PACS
9 5 (0.81%) Social Media
10 4 (0.65%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.65%) EMC VNX
10 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (9.06%) Windows
2 18 (2.91%) Windows 7
3 16 (2.59%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.94%) Windows XP
5 10 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.13%) Android
8 6 (0.97%) Unix
8 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.65%) Linux
10 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (19.90%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (10.03%) Project Management
3 48 (7.77%) PRINCE2
4 46 (7.44%) ITIL
5 45 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (5.34%) Information Governance
7 30 (4.85%) ETL
7 30 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (4.69%) Analytics
9 27 (4.37%) Programme Management
10 24 (3.88%) Change Management
11 20 (3.24%) Data Protection
12 19 (3.07%) Service Delivery
12 19 (3.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 18 (2.91%) Migration
13 18 (2.91%) MVC
14 15 (2.43%) Information Security
14 15 (2.43%) Line Management
15 14 (2.27%) Business Analytics
15 14 (2.27%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 146 (23.62%) SQL
2 35 (5.66%) T-SQL
3 22 (3.56%) JavaScript
4 15 (2.43%) C#
5 8 (1.29%) VBA
6 7 (1.13%) Java
6 7 (1.13%) PHP
7 6 (0.97%) PL/SQL
7 6 (0.97%) VB
8 4 (0.65%) C++
8 4 (0.65%) Tcl
9 3 (0.49%) C
9 3 (0.49%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.32%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.32%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.16%) Ruby
11 1 (0.16%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (4.05%) Degree
2 13 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.97%) ISEB
5 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.81%) CCNP
7 4 (0.65%) CCNA
8 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.49%) MBA
8 3 (0.49%) MCSE
9 2 (0.32%) CCIE
9 2 (0.32%) CISSP
9 2 (0.32%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.32%) MCP
9 2 (0.32%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.21%) Data Quality
2 23 (3.72%) QA
3 12 (1.94%) HL7
4 7 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.97%) SLA
6 4 (0.65%) DICOM
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.65%) Firmware
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.16%) NFS
4 1 (0.16%) Samba
4 1 (0.16%) vSphere
4 1 (0.16%) XenApp
4 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.29%) SCCM
2 4 (0.65%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.32%) DameWare
3 2 (0.32%) Simpana
3 2 (0.32%) WSUS
4 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.16%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.16%) SCSM
Vendors
1 71 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.37%) Oracle
3 26 (4.21%) Cisco
4 17 (2.75%) VMware
5 14 (2.27%) Cerner
6 13 (2.10%) SAP
7 9 (1.46%) Citrix
7 9 (1.46%) HP
8 8 (1.29%) Tableau
9 7 (1.13%) Intel
10 6 (0.97%) EMC
11 4 (0.65%) Aruba
11 4 (0.65%) BMC
11 4 (0.65%) Juniper
11 4 (0.65%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.65%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.49%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.49%) Forcepoint
12 3 (0.49%) iSOFT
13 2 (0.32%) Remedy
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £130.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £101.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + Dependent Upon Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £444.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £81 - £295 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
North West London
Public Health England
Rate: From £37,454 to £45,769 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Ealing
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day + Please quote
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £280 per month + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £500 per annum + DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £451 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
South Western Ambulance Service
Rate: From £65,922 to £81,618 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £Dependent On Experience
Posted: 21 days ago