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 29 June 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.

National Health Service (NHS)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 37
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - 2.64% 3.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 9.20% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 11
Median daily rate - £311 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £308 £315
% change year-on-year +13.99% -2.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.30% +26.78%  

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 64 87 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 19.69% 28.71% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 76 134
Median daily rate £475 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -6.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.77 £31.75 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.03% +273.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.85 £8.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.16 £48.75 £15.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +27.77%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Oxford
Oxford
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