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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 35 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing NHS 29 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.54% 4.27% 3.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.18% 16.46% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 14
Median daily rate £283 £300 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% -4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £254 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £350 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+22.10% +1.78%
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
191 158 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.89% 25.94% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 117 119
Median daily rate £350 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.78 £10.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.05 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +20 29 £283 -8.87% 2
NHS
Wales

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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 South Wales region with a requirement for NHS.

1 14 (36.84%) Project Management
2 12 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 11 (28.95%) ITIL
4 10 (26.32%) Service Management
5 9 (23.68%) ISEB
5 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
5 9 (23.68%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 8 (21.05%) Use Case
6 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.79%) Informatics
8 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (10.53%) Scrum
9 4 (10.53%) Degree
9 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
9 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (7.89%) Change Control
10 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
10 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
10 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
10 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.89%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Project
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) OLAP
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 14 (36.84%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) NHS Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.89%) NHS Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Product Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Information Officer
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Project Support Coordinator
7 1 (2.63%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.79%) Informatics
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) LIMS
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Project Management
2 12 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 11 (28.95%) ITIL
4 10 (26.32%) Service Management
5 9 (23.68%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 8 (21.05%) Use Case
7 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
8 4 (10.53%) Scrum
9 3 (7.89%) Change Control
9 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.26%) Information Governance
10 2 (5.26%) Information Management
10 2 (5.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) ISEB
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft