The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Oxford region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.80% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£303 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.49
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.51%
Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43 39 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.09% 18.84% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 26
Average daily rate £350 £273 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.39 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.74 £16.50 £26.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
NHS
Oxfordshire

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 28 July 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 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Electronics
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) E-Procurement
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) OLAP
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) SAP
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) Cerner
6 1 (9.09%) DTV

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) OLAP
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) E-Procurement
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cerner
2 1 (9.09%) SAP