Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 180 187
Rank change year-on-year -39 +7 -76
Contract jobs citing NHS 35 63 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.93% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 2.14% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 46
City of London median daily rate £425 £381 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% +16.41% +6.50%
10th Percentile £210 £177 £176
90th Percentile £675 £638 £450
Central London median daily rate £375 £419 £330
% change year-on-year -10.45% +26.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
City of London median hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 -
Central London median hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 -

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 3,006 2,943 2,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.94% 43.38% 41.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,342 2,260 2,209
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £308 £320 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 34 30
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.85 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.67% +9.74% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.20 £12.79 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £85.08
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% +5.26% -5.00%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Artificial Intelligence
2 8 (22.86%) Python
2 8 (22.86%) Algorithms
2 8 (22.86%) Data Science
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) Finance
4 6 (17.14%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) Machine Learning
5 5 (14.29%) Change Management
5 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
6 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
6 4 (11.43%) SCCM
6 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Flask
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.71%) Validation
8 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
8 2 (5.71%) Service Management
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
8 2 (5.71%) ETL
8 2 (5.71%) PHP
8 2 (5.71%) SQL

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 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Big Data
1 1 (2.86%) QlikView
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Python Developer
4 4 (11.43%) IT Technician
4 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Technician
5 3 (8.57%) NHS Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Python Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) NHS Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior NHS Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Python Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Flask
2 2 (5.71%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) NumPy
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Algorithms
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Artificial Intelligence
2 8 (22.86%) Data Science
3 6 (17.14%) Machine Learning
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
4 5 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) ETL
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Service Management
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.71%) Validation
8 1 (2.86%) Data Mapping
8 1 (2.86%) Open Source
8 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) PHP
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Cerner
2 1 (2.86%) Tableau