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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 133 100
Rank change year-on-year +24 -33  
Contract jobs citing NHS 57 31 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.73% 0.92% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.12% 2.32% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 88
Median daily rate £413 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £309 £315
% change year-on-year +13.36% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year -18.30% +20.33%  

NHS is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1382 1335 2184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 41.88% 39.45% 37.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1046 1116 1739
Median daily rate £530 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 39
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -23.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £62.00 £59.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing NHS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for NHS.

1 55 (61.80%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (34.83%) JavaScript
3 27 (30.34%) HTML
4 24 (26.97%) Finance
5 21 (23.60%) CSS
6 19 (21.35%) Linux
7 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (17.98%) PHP
8 16 (17.98%) SQL
9 14 (15.73%) MySQL
9 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (12.36%) React
11 10 (11.24%) OO
11 10 (11.24%) Apache
11 10 (11.24%) LAMP
11 10 (11.24%) TDD
11 10 (11.24%) Symfony
11 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
12 9 (10.11%) Information Governance
12 9 (10.11%) Banking
12 9 (10.11%) E-Commerce
12 9 (10.11%) Unix
13 8 (8.99%) C++
13 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
13 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
13 8 (8.99%) Project Management
13 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
13 8 (8.99%) Marketing
13 8 (8.99%) Laravel
13 8 (8.99%) nginx

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 10 (11.24%) Apache
2 8 (8.99%) nginx
3 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.25%) Drupal
4 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (5.62%) Magento
3 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) GitHub
2 1 (1.12%) Google Drive
2 1 (1.12%) IaaS
2 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Slack
2 1 (1.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Wireless
2 3 (3.37%) Firewall
2 3 (3.37%) Internet
2 3 (3.37%) LAN
2 3 (3.37%) WAN
3 2 (2.25%) DHCP
3 2 (2.25%) FTP
3 2 (2.25%) Skype
3 2 (2.25%) VoIP
3 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.25%) WLAN
4 1 (1.12%) DNS
4 1 (1.12%) IPsec
4 1 (1.12%) MPLS
4 1 (1.12%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.12%) SAN
4 1 (1.12%) SSL
4 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.12%) VLAN
4 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) MySQL
2 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.49%) GIS
4 2 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.25%) Big Data
4 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.12%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.12%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.12%) Redis
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.37%) Jasmine
2 3 (3.37%) Mocha
3 2 (2.25%) Grunt
3 2 (2.25%) gulp
4 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (26.97%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Banking
3 8 (8.99%) Marketing
4 5 (5.62%) Front Office
5 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (37.08%) Developer
2 9 (10.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (8.99%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (8.99%) Project Manager
3 8 (8.99%) Software Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) PHP Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.62%) LAMP Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Magento Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.49%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 3 (3.37%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.37%) NHS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.34%) HTML
2 21 (23.60%) CSS
3 11 (12.36%) React
4 10 (11.24%) LAMP
4 10 (11.24%) Symfony
5 8 (8.99%) HTML5
5 8 (8.99%) Laravel
5 8 (8.99%) LEMP Stack
5 8 (8.99%) RESTful
6 6 (6.74%) jQuery
6 6 (6.74%) Redux
7 5 (5.62%) .NET
7 5 (5.62%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.62%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.62%) Entity Framework
7 5 (5.62%) WPF
8 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.49%) LINQ
9 3 (3.37%) Angular 2
9 3 (3.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Algorithms
2 7 (7.87%) Data Structures
2 7 (7.87%) Fintech
3 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.62%) User Experience
4 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.25%) CCTV
5 2 (2.25%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.12%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) NPfIT
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Linux
2 9 (10.11%) Unix
3 4 (4.49%) Windows
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.12%) AIX
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.80%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.24%) OO
3 10 (11.24%) TDD
4 9 (10.11%) E-Commerce
4 9 (10.11%) Information Governance
5 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.99%) Project Management
5 8 (8.99%) SDLC
5 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
6 7 (7.87%) High Availability
6 7 (7.87%) ITIL
6 7 (7.87%) Low Latency
6 7 (7.87%) Multithreading
6 7 (7.87%) MVC
6 7 (7.87%) OOD
6 7 (7.87%) Performance Management
6 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.74%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.83%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.98%) PHP
2 16 (17.98%) SQL
3 8 (8.99%) C++
4 6 (6.74%) C#
5 5 (5.62%) ES6
5 5 (5.62%) Java
5 5 (5.62%) Scala
6 4 (4.49%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.25%) Python
8 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.25%) MCITP
4 2 (2.25%) MCP
4 2 (2.25%) MCSE
4 2 (2.25%) MCTS
4 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) MCSA
5 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.12%) MiFID
3 1 (1.12%) PMO
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) Docker
3 1 (1.12%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Ansible
1 1 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.12%) Nagios
1 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
1 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
2 3 (3.37%) HP
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco
3 2 (2.25%) Dell
3 2 (2.25%) Panasonic
3 2 (2.25%) Toshiba
4 1 (1.12%) Juniper
4 1 (1.12%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.12%) NetApp
4 1 (1.12%) Tableau
4 1 (1.12%) Veeam
4 1 (1.12%) VMware
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