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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 62 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -14
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% 2.27% 3.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 8.99% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £238 £225 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -24.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £289 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £12.75 £8.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -16.66%
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
92 89 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.80% 25.28% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 71 51
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £242 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.39% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.13 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £51.10 £21.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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
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 9 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Informatics
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (11.11%) Information Governance

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:

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) NHS Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Rollout Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner