Period
to 15 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 204 184
Rank change year-on-year -12 -20 -51
Contract jobs citing NHS 40 54 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.75% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 1.75% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 41
City of London median daily rate £325 £320 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £209 £188 £160
90th Percentile £655 £533 £513
Central London median daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 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 2,920 3,079 2,636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.36% 42.81% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,254 2,416 2,018
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £285 £319 £313
90th Percentile £713 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 37 31
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.44% +18.42% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.19 £12.89
90th Percentile £33.41 £33.69 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.62 £18.45
% change year-on-year -10.96% +17.18% -5.38%

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 December 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 December 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 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 8 (20.00%) Python
2 8 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 8 (20.00%) Data Science
2 8 (20.00%) Conversational UI
3 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) Machine Learning
4 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) Finance
6 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (7.50%) Data Management
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL
7 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
7 3 (7.50%) ETL
7 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (7.50%) Flask
7 3 (7.50%) Decision-Making
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Contract Negotiation
8 2 (5.00%) Line Management
8 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Analytics
8 2 (5.00%) PMO
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) Programme Management

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 (2.50%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.50%) NServiceBus
1 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SystmOne
1 1 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) Power BI
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) OLAP
2 1 (2.50%) QlikView
2 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Python Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) NHS Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) NHS Performance Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Python Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Technician
7 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Python Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Technician
7 2 (5.00%) Trainer
8 1 (2.50%) Junior
8 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Flask
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) NumPy
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 8 (20.00%) Conversational UI
2 8 (20.00%) Data Science
3 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.00%) Machine Learning
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Data Management
5 3 (7.50%) Decision-Making
5 3 (7.50%) ETL
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) Benchmarking
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Contract Negotiation
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Python
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Cerner
2 1 (2.50%) Tableau
2 1 (2.50%) VMware