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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 28 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing NHS 11 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.14% 4.95% 2.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.41% 12.93% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 5
Median daily rate £310 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £306 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £575 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.36
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.49%
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
82 147 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.83% 38.28% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 120 35
Median daily rate £375 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £532 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for NHS.

1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 6 (31.58%) MS Office
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.53%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.53%) Informatics
6 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.26%) JIRA
6 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (5.26%) Office 365
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Information Governance
6 1 (5.26%) SCCM

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Information Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) NHS Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Operations Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.26%) NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Rollout Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Rollout Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Informatics
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Information Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint