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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 60 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.18% 3.10% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 10.74% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 9
Median daily rate £450 £275 £111
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +148.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £8.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.37% -3.33%

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
148 149 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.15% 28.88% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 113 137
Median daily rate £400 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £138 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 22
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £119.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -10 1 £450 +50.00% 1
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 1 (14.29%) Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) Business Development
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) NHS Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SSRS Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft