The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank - 28 34
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - 2.53% 3.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 8.57% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 7
Median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.07 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.18% -10.00%  

NHS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 71 70 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 25.36% 29.54% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 98
Median daily rate £400 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Median hourly rate £14.53 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.50% +118.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £14.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.96 £75.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing NHS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Oxford

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NHS in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Oxford

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Oxford

NHS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Oxford region with a requirement for NHS.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Excel Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SSRS Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft