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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 25 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.31% 0.92% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.50% 4.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£303 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £288 £302
% change year-on-year
- -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £8.25 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-1.58% -10.02%
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
40 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.52% 19.72% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 27
Average daily rate £349 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.57% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £144 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 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 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) E-Procurement
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) OLAP
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) E-Procurement
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP