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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
England / London
Rank 266 185 142
Rank change year-on-year -81 -43  
Contract jobs citing NHS 141 297 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.72% 1.34% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% 3.88% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 226 211
Median daily rate £306 £298 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -8.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £178 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 17
Median hourly rate £14.04 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.43% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.23 £22.20 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.07 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.18% -10.00%  

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 6847 7657 7476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.17% 34.60% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4755 5443 5093
Median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 121 139
Median hourly rate £28.35 £19.99 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.77% +4.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.91 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 25 March 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 -5 32 £300 -5.88% 9
Wimbledon -2 2 £498 +184.28%
Ilford - 1 £180 -
West End of London - 1 £400 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 81 (26.56%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (17.70%) SQL
3 44 (14.43%) Microsoft
4 37 (12.13%) Finance
4 37 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (10.16%) ITIL
5 31 (10.16%) Project Management
5 31 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (9.51%) Windows
7 28 (9.18%) JavaScript
7 28 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (8.85%) Information Governance
9 26 (8.52%) SQL Server
9 26 (8.52%) PRINCE2
9 26 (8.52%) Migration
10 23 (7.54%) Active Directory
11 22 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (7.21%) Degree
12 21 (6.89%) Performance Management
13 20 (6.56%) HTML
14 19 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (5.90%) Electronic Patient Records
16 17 (5.57%) CSS
16 17 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (5.25%) Marketing
17 16 (5.25%) Security Cleared
17 16 (5.25%) MS Excel
17 16 (5.25%) VMware
17 16 (5.25%) Risk Management
17 16 (5.25%) Programme Management

NHS
Top Related 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 9 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.31%) Apache
2 4 (1.31%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.98%) GroupWise
4 2 (0.66%) CMS
4 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.33%) Drupal
5 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.28%) MS Office
3 6 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.98%) MS Project
5 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.28%) Magento
2 5 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.64%) SystmOne
3 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.31%) Lorenzo
4 2 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.33%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.61%) Office 365
2 8 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.64%) IaaS
4 3 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.33%) Google Play
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.93%) Firewall
2 11 (3.61%) WAN
3 10 (3.28%) LAN
4 9 (2.95%) Wireless
5 7 (2.30%) DNS
6 6 (1.97%) WLAN
7 5 (1.64%) DHCP
7 5 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.31%) Internet
8 4 (1.31%) Skype
9 3 (0.98%) FTP
9 3 (0.98%) SAN
9 3 (0.98%) VPN
10 2 (0.66%) MPLS
10 2 (0.66%) SMTP
10 2 (0.66%) SSL
10 2 (0.66%) VLAN
10 2 (0.66%) VoIP
10 2 (0.66%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (8.52%) SQL Server
3 22 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.90%) Electronic Patient Records
5 17 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (3.28%) Power BI
7 10 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.30%) QlikView
10 5 (1.64%) MS Access
10 5 (1.64%) MySQL
11 4 (1.31%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.98%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.33%) GIS
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.97%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.97%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.64%) Grunt
4 4 (1.31%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (0.98%) gulp
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.66%) Bower
6 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.66%) Subversion
6 2 (0.66%) WebStorm
6 2 (0.66%) Xcode
7 1 (0.33%) Hudson
7 1 (0.33%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 37 (12.13%) Finance
2 16 (5.25%) Marketing
3 6 (1.97%) Law
4 5 (1.64%) Electronics
4 5 (1.64%) Legal
4 5 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.31%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Billing
6 1 (0.33%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 83 (27.21%) Analyst
2 52 (17.05%) Developer
3 27 (8.85%) Project Manager
4 12 (3.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 12 (3.93%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (3.93%) Service Analyst
4 12 (3.93%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (3.61%) Senior Manager
6 10 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (3.28%) Support Analyst
7 9 (2.95%) Architect
8 8 (2.62%) Business Analyst
8 8 (2.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (2.62%) IT Manager
9 7 (2.30%) Consultant
9 7 (2.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (2.30%) Magento Developer
9 7 (2.30%) NHS Project Manager
9 7 (2.30%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.56%) HTML
2 17 (5.57%) CSS
3 10 (3.28%) AngularJS
4 7 (2.30%) .NET
4 7 (2.30%) jQuery
4 7 (2.30%) Sass
5 3 (0.98%) HTML5
5 3 (0.98%) LESS
5 3 (0.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (0.98%) XSL
6 2 (0.66%) CSS3
6 2 (0.66%) LAMP
6 2 (0.66%) Marionette.js
6 2 (0.66%) Node.js
6 2 (0.66%) React
6 2 (0.66%) RESTful
7 1 (0.33%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.33%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.33%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (0.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.28%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.95%) User Experience
4 7 (2.30%) e-Learning
5 6 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.31%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.98%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.98%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (0.98%) Life Science
7 3 (0.98%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.66%) BBC
8 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.66%) Fintech
8 2 (0.66%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (0.66%) PACS
8 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.51%) Windows
2 14 (4.59%) Linux
3 10 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.95%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.30%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.64%) Unix
6 5 (1.64%) Windows 2000
7 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.56%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (10.16%) ITIL
2 31 (10.16%) Project Management
3 27 (8.85%) Information Governance
4 26 (8.52%) Migration
4 26 (8.52%) PRINCE2
5 21 (6.89%) Performance Management
6 19 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (5.25%) Programme Management
7 16 (5.25%) Risk Management
8 15 (4.92%) Change Management
9 13 (4.26%) Data Modelling
10 12 (3.93%) ETL
11 11 (3.61%) E-Commerce
11 11 (3.61%) Line Management
11 11 (3.61%) Mentoring
11 11 (3.61%) Workflow
12 10 (3.28%) Data Analysis
12 10 (3.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.70%) SQL
2 28 (9.18%) JavaScript
3 15 (4.92%) PHP
4 12 (3.93%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.97%) C#
6 5 (1.64%) C++
6 5 (1.64%) VB
7 4 (1.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (1.31%) VBA
8 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.66%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.66%) F#
9 2 (0.66%) Perl
9 2 (0.66%) Python
10 1 (0.33%) C
10 1 (0.33%) R
10 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (7.21%) Degree
2 16 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.97%) MCP
6 5 (1.64%) MCSE
6 5 (1.64%) PMP
7 4 (1.31%) ECDL
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.98%) MCITP
8 3 (0.98%) MCTS
8 3 (0.98%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.98%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.66%) CCAB
9 2 (0.66%) CCNA
9 2 (0.66%) ISEB
9 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.33%) CCA
10 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.25%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.26%) PMO
2 13 (4.26%) QA
3 11 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (2.95%) HL7
5 7 (2.30%) SLA
6 2 (0.66%) GDPR
6 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.33%) DICOM
7 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.33%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 23 (7.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.98%) NDS
4 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.33%) Docker
4 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
4 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.98%) Puppet
1 3 (0.98%) SCCM
2 2 (0.66%) Nagios
3 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 44 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.25%) VMware
3 11 (3.61%) Cisco
4 10 (3.28%) Oracle
5 7 (2.30%) Citrix
6 6 (1.97%) LANDesk
7 5 (1.64%) HP
7 5 (1.64%) SAP
8 4 (1.31%) Cerner
8 4 (1.31%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.31%) Novell
9 3 (0.98%) Juniper
9 3 (0.98%) Tableau
10 2 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.66%) Dell
10 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.66%) Toshiba
11 1 (0.33%) CommVault
11 1 (0.33%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.33%) McKesson
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