Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 172 200 206
Rank change year-on-year +28 +6 -26
Contract jobs citing NHS 21 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.70% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 1.82% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 36 35
City of London median daily rate £338 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.87% +3.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £207 £206 £187
90th Percentile £555 £613 £539
Central London median daily rate £338 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.19% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
City of London median hourly rate £13.08 £14.04 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.84% +12.91% -
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.56 £11.81
90th Percentile £27.48 £33.66 £18.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.66 £14.04 £12.43
% change year-on-year +61.47% +12.91% -

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 1,583 2,641 2,930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.62% 38.74% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,176 1,998 2,313
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £275 £282 £313
90th Percentile £700 £700 £725
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 45
City of London median hourly rate £23.31 £18.70 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.65% -14.02% +14.47%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.91 £12.60
90th Percentile £52.25 £37.09 £48.40
Central London median hourly rate £23.31 £18.70 £21.63
% change year-on-year +24.65% -13.53% +13.82%

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 20 February 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NHS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Azure
2 6 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (23.81%) SCCM
3 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
4 4 (19.05%) Public Sector
5 3 (14.29%) Microservices
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) MySQL
5 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 2 (9.52%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.52%) JUnit
6 2 (9.52%) DNS
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
6 2 (9.52%) Nessus
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis

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 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Gradle
1 2 (9.52%) JUnit
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
1 2 (9.52%) Mockito
General
1 4 (19.05%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) NHS Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) NHS Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) NHS Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
1 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.76%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Microservices
2 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
3 2 (9.52%) Proactive Management
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) BDD
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Information Governance
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) Java 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
1 6 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) WALLIX
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau