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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 34 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 19 38 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.75% 5.52% 1.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.18% 24.52% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 8
Median daily rate £200 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £214 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £385 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £289 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.23 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -16.66%
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
156 155 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.77% 22.50% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 119 101
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 3
Median hourly rate £19.63 £11.78 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.59% -38.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.51 £21.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +11 17 £200 -37.50% 1
NHS
Wales

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (25.00%) Change Control
5 5 (20.83%) ISEB
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Informatics
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.50%) Apache
7 3 (12.50%) PHP
7 3 (12.50%) MySQL
7 3 (12.50%) Moodle
7 3 (12.50%) Use Case
7 3 (12.50%) e-Learning
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Information Management
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing

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 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) OLAP
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
1 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) NHS Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) NHS Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Information Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Product Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Database Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Development Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Informatics
2 3 (12.50%) e-Learning
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
3 7 (29.17%) Service Management
4 6 (25.00%) Change Control
4 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (12.50%) Use Case
8 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.33%) Information Management
8 2 (8.33%) ITSM
8 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.17%) CAD
9 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
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