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 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 36 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing NHS 14 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.69% 0.60% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.21% 3.16% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 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 £288 £302
% change year-on-year
- -4.92%
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 £15.50 £15.75 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-1.58% -10.02%
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
106 95 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 20.35% 18.92% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 49 46
Average daily rate £305 £333 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.27% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £159 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.43 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.00 £21.10
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 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 August 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 August 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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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 +2 5 £303 -
Witney - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (32.00%) SQL
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) OLAP
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (12.00%) MDX
5 2 (8.00%) Finance
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (8.00%) MS Office
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.00%) DTV
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) WAN

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (12.00%) OLAP
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) PerformancePoint
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Trainer
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Project Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) MDX
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) DTV
1 1 (4.00%) Informatics
1 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.00%) ETL
4 1 (4.00%) E-Procurement
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
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Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Thame
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago