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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 43 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.87% - 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.27% - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 3
Average daily rate
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£305 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
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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
113 92 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.61% 22.55% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 51 57
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £251 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.88 £15.00 £13.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% +8.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £9.99 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £53.20 £15.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 13 (54.17%) Web Services
2 12 (50.00%) XML
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) .NET
3 10 (41.67%) SOAP
3 10 (41.67%) WCF
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) C#
5 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (25.00%) Replication
6 6 (25.00%) Information Security
6 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) Back Office
8 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 4 (16.67%) Line Management
9 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) Information Architecture
9 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 3 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (12.50%) Scrum
10 2 (8.33%) Ajax

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.33%) Firebird
5 2 (8.33%) InterBase
5 2 (8.33%) Ingres
6 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.17%) MS Access
6 1 (4.17%) OLAP
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Software Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support
6 1 (4.17%) Principal Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) Web Services
2 12 (50.00%) XML
3 10 (41.67%) .NET
3 10 (41.67%) SOAP
3 10 (41.67%) WCF
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) Middleware
5 2 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Replication
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) Line Management
4 3 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) Information Governance
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) ETL
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Delphi
5 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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