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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 50 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.49% 1.40% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 4.41% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Average daily rate £363 £111 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+227.31% -59.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £111 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £375 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £8.66 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
136 204 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.37% 31.68% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 137 38
Average daily rate £350 £390 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £187 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 6
Average hourly rate £26.75 £18.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.59% -45.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.25 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 4 £475 +102.12% 1
Bicester - 1 £250 -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (25.93%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
5 3 (11.11%) Finance
5 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 3 (11.11%) DHCP
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.11%) MS Office
5 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Informatics
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
6 2 (7.41%) ISEB
6 2 (7.41%) Validation
6 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (7.41%) Lumension
6 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Information Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Operations Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Implementation Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Clinical Coder
6 1 (3.70%) NHS Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Informatics
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Blog
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
3 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Data Management
4 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Presales
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Defect Management
5 1 (3.70%) Remote Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.41%) Acronis
3 2 (7.41%) Lumension
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