Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 175 140
Rank change year-on-year -26 -35 -24
Contract jobs citing NHS 52 55 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.89% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 2.26% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 55
City of London median daily rate £300 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +14.75% -6.15%
10th Percentile £187 £157 £175
90th Percentile £539 £521 £478
Central London median daily rate £320 £350 £310
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 13
City of London median hourly rate £12.43 - £13.00
10th Percentile £11.81 - £11.50
90th Percentile £18.80 - £17.15
Central London median hourly rate £12.43 - £13.00

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 3,030 2,430 2,719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.69% 39.40% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,407 1,863 2,136
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £289
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 26 45
City of London median hourly rate £21.88 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.17% -2.56% +9.46%
10th Percentile £12.63 £13.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.38 £55.00 £35.04
Central London median hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +14.47% -3.77% +12.83%

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 21 February 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

NHS
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 - -
NHS
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 16 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
3 8 (15.38%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.46%) Sophos
4 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 6 (11.54%) Project Management
6 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
6 5 (9.62%) Wireless
6 5 (9.62%) PHP
6 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (9.62%) ITIL
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.69%) Statistics
7 4 (7.69%) Degree
7 4 (7.69%) jQuery
7 4 (7.69%) HTML
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 4 (7.69%) C#
7 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
7 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) Change Management
7 4 (7.69%) CSS
7 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
7 4 (7.69%) Data Quality
7 4 (7.69%) Sass

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 3 (5.77%) CMS
1 3 (5.77%) WordPress
2 2 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (1.92%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
1 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Wireless
2 1 (1.92%) DHCP
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.92%) MS Access
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.92%) Bower
2 1 (1.92%) Grunt
2 1 (1.92%) gulp
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) PhpStorm
2 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) IT Technician
4 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Technician
5 3 (5.77%) NHS Performance Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) HTML Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Information Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) NHS Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) CSS
1 4 (7.69%) HTML
1 4 (7.69%) jQuery
1 4 (7.69%) Sass
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) RESTful
3 2 (3.85%) Ajax
3 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.85%) Browserify
3 2 (3.85%) CSS3
3 2 (3.85%) HTML5
3 2 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.92%) Behat
4 1 (1.92%) Compass CSS Framework
4 1 (1.92%) Drush
4 1 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.92%) LESS
4 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.77%) User Experience
5 2 (3.85%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) Fintech
6 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (11.54%) Project Management
3 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.62%) ITIL
4 4 (7.69%) Change Management
4 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.69%) Statistics
5 3 (5.77%) Benchmarking
5 3 (5.77%) Content Management
5 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.77%) DevOps
5 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.77%) Front End Development
5 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.77%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.77%) Scorecard
5 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.85%) Analytics
6 2 (3.85%) High Availability
6 2 (3.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.62%) PHP
4 4 (7.69%) C#
4 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) APMP
3 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.92%) MCP
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 4 (7.69%) PMO
2 2 (3.85%) HL7
2 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Kibana
2 1 (1.92%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Sophos
3 2 (3.85%) McAfee
4 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.92%) Cerner
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com