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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 18 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing NHS 20 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.30% 4.53% 3.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.20% 13.33% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 10
Median daily rate £185 £304 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.09% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £164 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £338 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.70 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.72 £15.00 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -6.97%

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
99 135 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.13% 34.01% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 103 68
Median daily rate £320 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £16.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £16.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for NHS.

1 14 (31.11%) ITIL
1 14 (31.11%) Project Management
2 13 (28.89%) PRINCE2
3 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 12 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 10 (22.22%) Use Case
4 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.00%) ISEB
5 9 (20.00%) Service Management
5 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
7 7 (15.56%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (13.33%) Scrum
8 6 (13.33%) SQL
8 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.33%) Informatics
9 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (11.11%) Information Management
9 5 (11.11%) ITIL V3
9 5 (11.11%) Change Control
9 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (11.11%) Finance
9 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.89%) XML
10 4 (8.89%) MS Office
10 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (8.89%) Degree

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 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) JCAPS
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 3 (6.67%) MS Project
3 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) OLAP
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) MSBuild
2 2 (4.44%) MSTest
2 2 (4.44%) NUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Developer
5 4 (8.89%) NHS Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Project Officer
5 4 (8.89%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (8.89%) Support Officer
6 3 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Product Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.44%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (4.44%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (2.22%) jQuery
4 1 (2.22%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.22%) XSD
4 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) Informatics
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.44%) LIMS
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) ITIL
1 14 (31.11%) Project Management
2 13 (28.89%) PRINCE2
3 12 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 10 (22.22%) Use Case
5 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.00%) Service Management
6 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
7 7 (15.56%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (13.33%) Scrum
8 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.11%) Change Control
9 5 (11.11%) Information Management
9 5 (11.11%) ITIL V3
9 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
10 3 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (6.67%) MVC
10 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.44%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) ISEB
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) HL7
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Fiorano
3 2 (4.44%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) InterSystems
4 1 (2.22%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago