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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 26 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing NHS 19 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.15% 2.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.20% 8.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
125 57 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.88% 24.57% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 38 33
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £165 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £14.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.40 £14.90 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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
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 24 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 3 (14.29%) DTV
3 3 (14.29%) C
3 3 (14.29%) Electronics
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Information Management
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.76%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Electronics
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Project Director
3 3 (14.29%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Business Manager
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Clinical Coder
5 1 (4.76%) Information Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planner
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) DTV
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Information Management
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) SAP