Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 21 November 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 104 73
Rank change year-on-year +8 -31 -19
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.48% 0.48% 2.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 1.90% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 28
Oxfordshire median daily rate £250 £238 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -12.62%
10th Percentile £225 £188 £160
90th Percentile £275 £322 £462
South East median daily rate £228 £250 £275
% change year-on-year -9.00% -9.09% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 10
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 - £12.50
South East median hourly rate £18.55 £21.38 £13.00
% change year-on-year -13.20% +64.42% +15.22%

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

All Generic IT Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 288 316 428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.15% 25.04% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 202 316
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £415 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +5.73% +9.03%
10th Percentile £181 £150 £213
90th Percentile £556 £576 £520
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 29
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.80 £16.38 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.60% +3.25% +13.29%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.13 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.38 £40.13 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.68 £19.27
% change year-on-year -15.54% +22.92% +18.88%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Oxfordshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Oxfordshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 2 £250 +10.50% 2
NHS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (16.67%) Fintech
5 1 (16.67%) Terraform
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) GCP
5 1 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) PaaS

NHS
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GCP
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) New Relic