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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 27 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.46% 3.78% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.11% 16.33% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 1
Median daily rate £163 £385 £201
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.66% +91.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -15.81%
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
74 98 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.33% 23.17% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 82 78
Median daily rate £400 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.77 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +31.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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
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 28 August 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 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) e-Learning
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (33.33%) Moodle
2 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Welsh Language
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (6.67%) MS Office
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
5 1 (6.67%) LIMS
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM

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 5 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (13.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Information Officer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) NHS Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Support Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) e-Learning
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (6.67%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) HP