NHS Digital

Information Analyst/Statistician

Incomplete applications

Incomplete applications
9 SME, 4 large

Completed applications

Completed applications
28 SME, 2 large
Important dates
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Published Friday 26 April 2019
Deadline for asking questions Friday 3 May 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Friday 10 May 2019 at 11:59pm GMT


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Specialist role Business analyst
Summary of the work There is a limited evidence/system observability of the triage efficiency within UEC DI. This work will help to collect, link and analyse data (including use of statistical modelling and data science techniques) at a national level and provide insights and develop products to further improve the systems/services.
Latest start date Monday 10 June 2019
Expected contract length 12 months
Location London
Organisation the work is for NHS Digital
Maximum day rate £550

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with Data workstream team includes information and business analysts and technical architects, with input from other specialists across the programme team and wider organisation.
What the specialist will work on Provide data analysis and statistical expertise into the Urgent and Emergency Care Digital Integration (UEC DI) programme of work, with particular focus on 111/999 triage related analytics and analytical software development.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place NHS D - London, Skipton House, with occasional travel to Leeds.
Working arrangements On-site, with the main base in London and occasional (once in 1-2 months) travel to Leeds.
Security clearance BPSS

Additional information

Additional information
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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.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • Advanced analytics and statistical skills
  • Experience of working with healthcare data, including UEC, primary and secondary care data
  • Advanced user of SQL and SAS,
  • Experience with a variety of professional data analysis tools including Power BI and Tableau
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Data Management (including data linkage skills)
  • Data Science/Programming skills

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 5
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with NHSD and other stakeholders
  • Use collaborative approach
  • Use Agile approach for delivery
  • Knowledge transfer/training as appropriate
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
  • Scenario or test
  • Presentation
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Is this rate exclusive of VAT or inclusive of VAT? Exclusive of VAT
2. Please can you confirm whether the role will be inside/outside IR35? Outside IR35
3. Will the travel expense to Leeds be covered by NHS? Yes - with prior approval by NHS Digital
4. Can the authority confirm if an incumbent is currently occupying this role ? and if they will be applying via DOS ? There is an incumbent in place and the opportunity is open to them to respond to as well as other potential candidates.
5. Who will be reviewing the evidence? i.e. position within the organisation. The evaluation panel will consist of the subject matter experts with information analysis, data science and data management skills and Delivery Manager for the data team.
6. Would there be a possibility to be based in Leeds instead or have any flexibility for remote working? Yes
7. Can we please find out if there are any benefits to the consultant? i.e. remote working, parking on site etc? as be may have candidates not resident in London or Leeds and may drive from their location. No onsite parking facilities are available at either the Leeds or London Office. Travel costs to the main site of work cannot be claimed for.