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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 41 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.53% 1.75% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 8.06% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£326 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.37% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.44 £16.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -8.46%
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
88 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.53% 21.75% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 30
Average daily rate £350 £345 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £15.25 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% -76.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -39.65%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2014.

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 13 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) UML

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £400 - 450 per day all inclusive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 20 days ago