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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.37% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£298 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.87 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -12.55%
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
137 58 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.35% 32.40% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 30 31
Average daily rate £435 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.05 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.99% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.84 £10.33 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £23.75 £16.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (18.18%) DTV
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 2 (18.18%) Electronics
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (18.18%) SAP
6 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 1 (9.09%) .NET
7 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) Validation
7 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
7 1 (9.09%) Data Quality

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Entry Clerk
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) SAP