The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 22 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)
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 246 148
Rank change year-on-year -1 -98  
Contract jobs citing NHS 177 193 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.85% 0.89% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 2.38% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 148 277
Median daily rate £375 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £308 £315
% change year-on-year +13.82% -2.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
Median hourly rate £14.90 £14.04 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.16% -19.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £12.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £99.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year -19.44% +23.07%  

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7898 8122 8588
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.10% 37.41% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5672 5874 6038
Median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 109 151
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NHS in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in London

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in London

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in London

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NHS in London

NHS
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 54 £413 +37.50% 11
Westminster - 5 £525 - 6
West End of London +11 2 £269 -32.81%
Ilford - 2 £271 -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for NHS.

1 99 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (18.81%) SQL
3 49 (15.36%) Finance
4 47 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (14.73%) JavaScript
5 40 (12.54%) HTML
6 38 (11.91%) Project Management
7 37 (11.60%) Microsoft
8 36 (11.29%) PRINCE2
9 32 (10.03%) CSS
10 29 (9.09%) ITIL
10 29 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (8.78%) Microsoft Excel
11 28 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (8.15%) Windows
13 24 (7.52%) Active Directory
14 20 (6.27%) Linux
14 20 (6.27%) SQL Server
14 20 (6.27%) Degree
14 20 (6.27%) Information Governance
15 19 (5.96%) AngularJS
15 19 (5.96%) Electronic Patient Records
16 18 (5.64%) PHP
16 18 (5.64%) Migration
17 17 (5.33%) Performance Management
17 17 (5.33%) Git (software)
18 16 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (5.02%) Change Management
19 15 (4.70%) Service Management
20 14 (4.39%) Risk Management

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.13%) Apache
2 8 (2.51%) nginx
3 7 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.88%) CMS
5 4 (1.25%) Drupal
6 3 (0.94%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.31%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.31%) IIS
8 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (8.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.51%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.57%) Magento
2 5 (1.57%) SystmOne
3 4 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.94%) Lorenzo
4 3 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.45%) Office 365
2 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.94%) IaaS
6 2 (0.63%) GitHub
6 2 (0.63%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.31%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.31%) SaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Slack
7 1 (0.31%) Trello
7 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.51%) Wireless
2 7 (2.19%) DHCP
2 7 (2.19%) DNS
2 7 (2.19%) Firewall
2 7 (2.19%) WAN
3 6 (1.88%) LAN
4 5 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.25%) Skype
6 3 (0.94%) Internet
6 3 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.63%) FTP
7 2 (0.63%) MPLS
7 2 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.63%) SAN
7 2 (0.63%) VLAN
7 2 (0.63%) VoIP
7 2 (0.63%) WLAN
8 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.96%) Electronic Patient Records
3 16 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.39%) MySQL
5 13 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.51%) Power BI
7 8 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.57%) Big Data
11 4 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.25%) GIS
12 3 (0.94%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.63%) QlikView
13 2 (0.63%) RavenDB
13 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.31%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 17 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.19%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (1.57%) gulp
4 4 (1.25%) Grunt
4 4 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.94%) Bower
5 3 (0.94%) Jasmine
5 3 (0.94%) Mocha
6 2 (0.63%) WebStorm
7 1 (0.31%) Ant
7 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.31%) JIRA
7 1 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 49 (15.36%) Finance
2 12 (3.76%) Marketing
3 10 (3.13%) Banking
4 7 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.88%) Front Office
6 5 (1.57%) Law
7 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.94%) Back Office
8 3 (0.94%) Electronics
8 3 (0.94%) Legal
8 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.63%) Publishing
9 2 (0.63%) Retail
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 74 (23.20%) Developer
2 70 (21.94%) Analyst
3 29 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 14 (4.39%) Business Analyst
5 13 (4.08%) Architect
5 13 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (3.76%) Programme Manager
7 11 (3.45%) Consultant
8 10 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (3.13%) IT Manager
8 10 (3.13%) Service Analyst
9 9 (2.82%) NHS Project Manager
9 9 (2.82%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (2.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (2.51%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (2.51%) Software Engineer
10 8 (2.51%) Support Analyst
11 7 (2.19%) .NET Developer
11 7 (2.19%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.54%) HTML
2 32 (10.03%) CSS
3 19 (5.96%) AngularJS
4 14 (4.39%) HTML5
4 14 (4.39%) jQuery
4 14 (4.39%) React
5 10 (3.13%) LAMP
5 10 (3.13%) Symfony
6 9 (2.82%) .NET
6 9 (2.82%) RESTful
7 8 (2.51%) Laravel
7 8 (2.51%) LEMP Stack
8 7 (2.19%) Redux
9 6 (1.88%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (1.88%) CSS3
9 6 (1.88%) Entity Framework
9 6 (1.88%) Sass
9 6 (1.88%) WPF
10 5 (1.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.51%) User Experience
4 7 (2.19%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.19%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.19%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.19%) Fintech
4 7 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.57%) e-Learning
6 5 (1.57%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.25%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.94%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.63%) CCTV
9 2 (0.63%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.15%) Windows
2 20 (6.27%) Linux
3 11 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.13%) Unix
5 9 (2.82%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.88%) Windows 2000
6 6 (1.88%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.63%) AIX
7 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) NetWare
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (11.91%) Project Management
4 36 (11.29%) PRINCE2
5 29 (9.09%) ITIL
6 28 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (6.27%) Information Governance
8 18 (5.64%) Migration
9 17 (5.33%) Performance Management
10 16 (5.02%) Change Management
11 15 (4.70%) Service Management
12 14 (4.39%) Risk Management
13 13 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (4.08%) TDD
13 13 (4.08%) Workflow
14 12 (3.76%) Data Analysis
14 12 (3.76%) OO
15 11 (3.45%) ITSM
16 10 (3.13%) Front End Development
16 10 (3.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 60 (18.81%) SQL
2 47 (14.73%) JavaScript
3 18 (5.64%) PHP
4 14 (4.39%) C#
5 9 (2.82%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.51%) C++
6 8 (2.51%) Java
7 7 (2.19%) Scala
8 6 (1.88%) VBA
9 5 (1.57%) ES6
10 4 (1.25%) F#
10 4 (1.25%) Python
10 4 (1.25%) Ruby
10 4 (1.25%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.94%) R
12 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.63%) C
12 2 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (6.27%) Degree
2 9 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.88%) PMP
5 5 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.25%) MCP
6 4 (1.25%) MCSE
6 4 (1.25%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.94%) CCNA
7 3 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.94%) MCITP
7 3 (0.94%) MCSA
7 3 (0.94%) MCTS
7 3 (0.94%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.63%) CCAB
8 2 (0.63%) CCNP
8 2 (0.63%) CIPD
8 2 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.08%) Data Quality
1 13 (4.08%) PMO
2 11 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (3.45%) HL7
3 7 (2.19%) QA
4 3 (0.94%) SLA
5 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.63%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.31%) BS7799
6 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.31%) MiFID
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 24 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.94%) Docker
4 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.94%) SCOM
2 2 (0.63%) Ansible
2 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.63%) Puppet
2 2 (0.63%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.31%) Nagios
3 1 (0.31%) Nessus
3 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (11.60%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.13%) Cisco
3 8 (2.51%) LANDesk
4 6 (1.88%) Cerner
5 5 (1.57%) CheckPoint
5 5 (1.57%) HP
5 5 (1.57%) Infoflex
5 5 (1.57%) VMware
6 4 (1.25%) Oracle
6 4 (1.25%) SolarWinds
7 3 (0.94%) Citrix
7 3 (0.94%) SAP
7 3 (0.94%) Tableau
8 2 (0.63%) Dell
8 2 (0.63%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.63%) Juniper
8 2 (0.63%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.63%) Panasonic
8 2 (0.63%) Toshiba
9 1 (0.31%) LogRhythm
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Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per day + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £360.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £170 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £15.10 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of Westminster
Hays West And Wales
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ISR Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays West And Wales
Rate: £420.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of Westminster
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Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays West And Wales
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays West And Wales
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
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South West London
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Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
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City of Westminster
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Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
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