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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 49 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing NHS 13 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.20% 3.89% 2.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.23% 11.49% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 11
Median daily rate £310 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.69%
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
158 261 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.78% 33.81% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 174 81
Median daily rate £375 £373 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.35 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.17% -13.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.50 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 10 £308 -23.12% 4
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 14 (60.87%) Project Management
2 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2
3 6 (26.09%) MS Office
4 3 (13.04%) Information Governance
4 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (8.70%) ISEB
5 2 (8.70%) Windows
5 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) SCCM
6 1 (4.35%) System Testing
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (4.35%) Informatics
6 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
6 1 (4.35%) Office 365
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.35%) Remote Testing

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) NHS Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Project Management
2 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Information Governance
4 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
5 1 (4.35%) Remote Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) System Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft