Awarded to SATIGO

Start date: Monday 29 October 2018
Value: £74,880
Company size: SME
NHS Digital

Clinical Triage Platform (CTP) - Information Analyst/Statistician

4 Incomplete applications

4 SME, 0 large

13 Completed applications

12 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Tuesday 25 September 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 2 October 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Tuesday 9 October 2018 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Business analyst
Summary of the work
To conduct linkage and analysis of the NHS 111/999 and clinical outcomes data from various services (e.g. emergency departments) and predictive modelling work to support improved clinical triage. This will also involve supporting the development and implementation of the Data Insights service.
Latest start date
Wednesday 31 October 2018
Expected contract length
6 months
Organisation the work is for
NHS Digital
Maximum day rate
£550 - currently outside IR35.

About the work

Early market engagement
Supplier/provider webinars conducted in April 2018.
Who the specialist will work with
Data work-stream will include information and business analysts, technical architects with the input from other specialists across the programme team and wider organisation.
What the specialist will work on
As part of the wider Urgent and Emergency Care Strategy CTP programme is looking at improving clinical decision support system and using linked data across patient journey to support this process. There is a limited evidence/system observability of the triage efficiency within UEC. This work will help to collect, link and analyse data (including use of statistical modelling and data science techniques) at national level and provide insights to further improve the systems/services.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Skipton House, London SE1 6LH
Working arrangements
Security clearance
Standard NHS Digital Security clearance is required. Any staff that are required to work with Personal Confidential Data (PCD) must be security cleared.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Essential skills and experience
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of SAS and SQL
  • Coding of analytical algorithms
  • Demonstrable experience of working within a fast-paced environment, in an analyst or data scientist role
  • Conducting and interpreting complex analysis and reconciling conflicting information to reach a conclusion
  • Investigating and resolving data quality issues
  • Problem solving in novel areas
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience of producing reports and presentations for both specialist and non-technical audiences
  • Planning skills and ability to work with conflicting priorities
  • Experience of working with health data
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Knowledge and experience of using other analytical tools, e.g. Power BI
  • Experience of data science and programming

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with NHSD and other stakeholders
  • Use collaborative approach
  • Use Agile approach for delivery
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
  • Scenario or test
  • Presentation
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is there an incumbent in this position?- will they be applying for this role?
Yes, this is an ongoing requirement and there is an opportunity for the incumbent person to apply, however it is an open vacancy and all candidates will be marked fairly.
2. Please could you clarify what level of clearance the candidate will need. i.e BPSS, CTC, SC.
BPSS should be sufficient for this role
3. Is there an option for remote working ?
Occasional remote working is accepted, but we expect at least 4 days a week working on-site. The two main sites are London (preferable option) and Leeds
4. Is there a team already there looking into data or will this interim be the only one?
Yes, there is currently a team looking into data
5. Will you support SC Clearance or must the resource already have SC clearance?
The resource should have BPSS clearance. Our policy states that staff on work packages are subject to these checks from their employer, so we expect the checks to be completed prior to the start of their employment with NHS Digital.