The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Oxford region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 27 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.09% - 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.16% - 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £325 - £344
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 - £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.95%
Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 50 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.90% 19.53% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 34
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.09 £20.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -39.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £10.06 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £17.50 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
NHS
Oxfordshire

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
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 16 April 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) E-Procurement
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) MDX
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Cerner

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) NHS Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) E-Procurement
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Cerner