Period
to 16 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an NHS Information Analyst was £251 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Information Analyst - NHS
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 883 857 882
Rank change year-on-year -26 +25 -102
Contract jobs requiring an NHS Information Analyst 5 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.006% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 23
UK median daily rate £251 £208 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.08% -21.70% -3.64%
10th Percentile £245 £189 £164
90th Percentile £257 £311 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate - £203 £275
% change year-on-year - -26.23% +5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97,050 90,865 103,552
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.97% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,549 59,046 67,469
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,109 2,798 3,126
UK median hourly rate £17.88 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.39% -1.58% +6.38%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.32
90th Percentile £48.00 £48.83 £46.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.78 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.55% -6.45% +11.76%

NHS Information Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured NHS Information Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for NHS Information Analyst in the UK

NHS Information Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS Information Analyst in the UK

NHS Information Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS Information Analyst in the UK

NHS Information Analyst
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS Information Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -59 5 £251 +21.08%
London -7 4 £251 +18.24%
North of England -11 1 - -
Yorkshire -13 1 - -
UK excluding London -30 1 - -

NHS Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, NHS Information Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring NHS Information Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) NHS
1 5 (100.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Power BI
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Data Science
2 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (40.00%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Informatics
4 1 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance

NHS Information Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (60.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Power BI
2 2 (40.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) NHS
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Science
1 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Informatics
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) Data Quality