Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 162 161
Rank change year-on-year -46 -1 -45
Contract jobs citing NHS 48 75 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 1.21% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 3.06% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 57 54
City of London median daily rate £290 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.77% - -
10th Percentile £213 £138 £163
90th Percentile £528 £613 £625
Central London median daily rate £275 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -15.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 15
City of London median hourly rate £14.01 £14.15 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.97% +8.81% -3.70%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £17.23 £15.79 £18.55
Central London median hourly rate £14.01 £14.15 £13.00
% change year-on-year -0.97% +8.81% -18.75%

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 2,996 2,448 2,618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.95% 39.43% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,307 1,873 2,094
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £294
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £515 £500 £473
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 23 43
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.33% -1.61% -5.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.51 £11.30
90th Percentile £47.32 £29.95 £41.08
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% -4.40%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 8 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 8 (16.67%) SCCM
5 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 6 (12.50%) Finance
7 5 (10.42%) Change Management
7 5 (10.42%) Wireless
7 5 (10.42%) Sophos
7 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
7 5 (10.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (10.42%) Power BI
7 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
9 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (6.25%) Statistics
9 3 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (6.25%) Data Quality
10 2 (4.17%) Analytics
10 2 (4.17%) Line Management
10 2 (4.17%) Customer Requirements

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 (10.42%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.42%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Wireless
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Power BI
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.08%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (2.08%) QlikView
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 8 (16.67%) Service Desk Technician
3 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Developer
4 4 (8.33%) NHS Business Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Information Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) NHS Information Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) NHS Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.08%) MDX
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (20.83%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Project Management
4 5 (10.42%) Change Management
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (6.25%) Statistics
6 2 (4.17%) Analytics
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Content Management
6 2 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Data Science
6 2 (4.17%) Information Architecture
6 2 (4.17%) Line Management
6 2 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (4.17%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.17%) PMO
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) GDPR
3 1 (2.08%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Sophos
3 1 (2.08%) Cerner
3 1 (2.08%) Ivanti
3 1 (2.08%) Tableau