The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 46 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.64% 3.03% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.56% 15.93% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 1
Median daily rate £230 £320 £201
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +59.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.29% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.73 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
NHS
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
122 113 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.00% 19.02% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 80 106
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
Median hourly rate £29.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.32% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.50 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

NHS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 7 £230 -26.40%
Newport +14 1 - -
NHS
Wales

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for NHS.

1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.95%) C#
2 13 (30.95%) .NET
3 11 (26.19%) Windows
3 11 (26.19%) OOP
3 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
3 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Entity Framework
4 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) Project Management
5 9 (21.43%) MVC
5 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 9 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (19.05%) OO
6 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 8 (19.05%) Back Office
6 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
7 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (16.67%) HL7
7 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 7 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 6 (14.29%) MS Project
8 6 (14.29%) XML
8 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 6 (14.29%) LDAP
8 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (11.90%) Apache
1 5 (11.90%) Moodle
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Project
2 6 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) MySQL
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (19.05%) Back Office
2 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Senior Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Test Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
8 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
3 10 (23.81%) Entity Framework
4 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (14.29%) XML
7 5 (11.90%) HTML
8 3 (7.14%) LINQ
8 3 (7.14%) WinForms
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.38%) Code First Entity Framework
9 1 (2.38%) RESTful
9 1 (2.38%) SOAP
9 1 (2.38%) WCF
9 1 (2.38%) Web Services
9 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) e-Learning
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.38%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.38%) Informatics
3 1 (2.38%) LIMS
3 1 (2.38%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) OOP
1 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
2 10 (23.81%) Project Management
3 9 (21.43%) MVC
4 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 8 (19.05%) OO
5 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Test Management
7 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
7 5 (11.90%) ITIL
7 5 (11.90%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.52%) Change Control
8 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) C#
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) PHP
4 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) ISEB
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (16.67%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
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