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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 54 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.53% 2.61% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 11.88% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
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£201 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.88% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £200 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £313 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.36% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -9.18%
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
129 101 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.99% 21.96% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 58 56
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £415 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -73.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.57 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.80 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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 27 August 2014.

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 16 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SOA

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
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