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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 57 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.95% 1.74% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.01% 6.92% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 1
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£315 £275 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £268
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 £8.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
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
214 130 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.79% 25.10% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 82 62
Average daily rate £395 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £15.09 £14.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.76% -7.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £10.80 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.60 £23.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 -4 12 £430 +58.52%
Bicester - 1 £225 -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
1 9 (24.32%) Project Management
2 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Windows
5 5 (13.51%) Finance
6 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (10.81%) Benchmarking
6 4 (10.81%) C
6 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (8.11%) SAP
7 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.11%) DTV
7 3 (8.11%) Electronics
7 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
7 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
7 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.11%) Marketing
7 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (5.41%) Information Management
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (5.41%) Informatics

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 (5.41%) MS Project
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.92%) NHS Project Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Project Director
4 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Manager
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Project Planner
7 1 (2.70%) Trainer
7 1 (2.70%) Procurement Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.70%) IT Trainer
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) DTV
1 3 (8.11%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (5.41%) Informatics
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Project Management
2 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.81%) Benchmarking
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Information Management
6 2 (5.41%) ETL
6 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.70%) People Management
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) Service Management
7 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
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