The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 36 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing NHS 19 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.30% 0.85% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.93% 3.25% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £8.25 £12.00 £12.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -4.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.68
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.04%
NHS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
147 123 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.52% 26.23% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 60 58
Average daily rate £350 £343 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £468 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 11
Average hourly rate £21.23 £12.00 £12.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.91% -4.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.46 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £24.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Oxfordshire region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Oxfordshire region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 8 £298 -
Witney - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.11%) MS Office
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Electronics
7 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
7 2 (7.41%) Finance
7 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (7.41%) DTV
7 2 (7.41%) SAP
7 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
7 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (7.41%) Marketing
8 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (7.41%) Electronics
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Trainer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) NHS Information Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) NHS Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Project Officer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Project Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) DTV
2 1 (3.70%) Statistics
2 1 (3.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
Oxfordshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago