Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

National Health Service (NHS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 165 186
Rank change year-on-year -58 +21 -78
Contract jobs citing NHS 38 79 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.54% 1.20% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 2.84% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 54 42
City of London median daily rate £275 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -0.76% +0.77%
10th Percentile £213 £138 £178
90th Percentile £675 £638 £684
Central London median daily rate £290 £375 £330
% change year-on-year -22.67% +13.64% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
City of London median hourly rate £14.04 £14.15 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.78% -10.19% -14.86%
10th Percentile £12.52 £12.66 £12.78
90th Percentile £15.75 £155.16 £21.33
Central London median hourly rate £14.04 £14.15 £15.75
% change year-on-year -0.78% -10.19% -14.86%

NHS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,070 2,781 2,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.59% 42.09% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,352 2,105 2,217
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +1.06%
10th Percentile £319 £314 £305
90th Percentile £725 £688 £659
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £470
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +4.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 30 30
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.16 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.82% +11.34% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.35 £33.36 £47.80
Central London median hourly rate £19.38 £18.85 £18.45
% change year-on-year +2.79% +2.17% -12.14%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the City of London

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NHS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in the City of London

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in the City of London

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for NHS.

1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (18.42%) Project Management
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
5 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
5 5 (13.16%) Change Management
5 5 (13.16%) Finance
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) SCCM
5 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (13.16%) Power BI
5 5 (13.16%) Data Science
6 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (7.89%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.89%) Python
7 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
7 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
8 2 (5.26%) Analytics
8 2 (5.26%) Information Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) Matrix Organization

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.26%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Power BI
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) QlikView
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) IT Technician
2 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Technician
3 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Information Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) NHS Business Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Python Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.26%) NHS Information Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Python Developer
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) Change Management
3 5 (13.16%) Data Science
4 3 (7.89%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.26%) Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Information Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Cerner
2 1 (2.63%) Ivanti
2 1 (2.63%) Tableau