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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 56 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.72% - 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.99% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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£111 - £340
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 £8.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.69% -15.71%
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
217 103 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.74% 26.28% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 49 60
Average daily rate £400 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 19
Average hourly rate £17.75 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.48% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.98 £9.24 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £33.75 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 18 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
7 3 (9.38%) MS Office
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
8 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (6.25%) Marketing
8 2 (6.25%) Data Management
8 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.25%) SAP
8 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.25%) DTV
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Electronics
8 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
8 2 (6.25%) Finance
8 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
8 2 (6.25%) Validation
8 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.13%) Migration
9 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (9.38%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) SPSS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) MS Access
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
1 2 (6.25%) Electronics
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Deployment Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Trainer
4 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Information Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) NHS Information Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) DTV
2 1 (3.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.25%) Data Management
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Validation
4 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Scrum
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.13%) Data Entry
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.13%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.13%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
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