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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 16 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Contract jobs citing NHS 29 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.09% 4.24% 3.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.58% 15.93% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 10
Median daily rate £283 £320 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.71% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £220 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £350 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
118 113 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.99% 26.59% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 88 79
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.13% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.30 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.70 £20.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 13 (36.11%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Business Analysis
3 9 (25.00%) Service Management
3 9 (25.00%) ISEB
3 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 8 (22.22%) Use Case
4 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.67%) Informatics
7 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (11.11%) Scrum
8 4 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (8.33%) Change Control
9 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 3 (8.33%) SQL
9 3 (8.33%) MS Excel

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:

Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.33%) MS Project
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.78%) OLAP
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) NHS Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Product Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Information Officer
6 2 (5.56%) NHS Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Information Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Project Support Coordinator
7 1 (2.78%) Release Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.67%) Informatics
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) LIMS
5 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) Business Analysis
2 11 (30.56%) ITIL
3 9 (25.00%) Service Management
3 9 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 8 (22.22%) Use Case
5 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
6 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) Change Control
8 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.56%) Information Governance
9 2 (5.56%) Information Management
9 2 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft