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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 45 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.57% 3.36% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.20% 9.17% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Median daily rate £333 £275 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -7.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £8.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
91 109 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.93% 36.58% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 79 97
Median daily rate £425 £386 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% -11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £175 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £524 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 14
Median hourly rate £12.00 £55.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.18% +266.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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 7 December 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 13 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Excel Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SSRS Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft