The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 23 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.49% 6.64% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.67% 27.52% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 5
Median daily rate £253 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.09% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £250 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £397 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -16.66%
NHS
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
90 109 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.97% 24.12% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 94 65
Median daily rate £375 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.78 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% +12.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Cardiff region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for NHS.

1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Change Control
4 6 (27.27%) Service Management
5 5 (22.73%) ISEB
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) Informatics
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 4 (18.18%) Use Case
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Apache
7 3 (13.64%) PHP
7 3 (13.64%) MySQL
7 3 (13.64%) Moodle
7 3 (13.64%) e-Learning
8 2 (9.09%) Information Management
8 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 3 (13.64%) MySQL
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) OLAP
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.55%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Business Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) NHS Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Information Officer
4 2 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Product Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Project Support Coordinator
5 1 (4.55%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Informatics
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) e-Learning
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Change Control
3 6 (27.27%) Service Management
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Use Case
6 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.09%) Information Management
6 2 (9.09%) ITSM
6 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (4.55%) High Availability
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft