The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 39 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.25% 1.56% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.60% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.34% -10.00%
NHS
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
93 42 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.20% 21.88% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 22
Average daily rate £365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £14.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.40 £20.00 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Oxford region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS.

1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Electronics
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) DTV
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) SLA
5 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) NHS Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Entry Clerk
4 1 (8.33%) Clinical Coder
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) DTV
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
4 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
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