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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 44 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing NHS 24 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.67% 0.53% 2.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.22% 1.91% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 10
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£325 £201 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.64% -29.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £168 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £340 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -2.36%
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
148 157 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.63% 27.94% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 114 72
Average daily rate £355 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £18.65 £18.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.50 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 16 £385 +91.48% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £313 -
NHS
Wales

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) C#
3 17 (36.17%) Migration
4 15 (31.91%) Data Migration
4 15 (31.91%) .NET
4 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
5 14 (29.79%) ETL
5 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (27.66%) XML
7 12 (25.53%) Windows
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
7 12 (25.53%) HL7
8 11 (23.40%) T-SQL
9 10 (21.28%) WCF
9 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
9 10 (21.28%) Scrum
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (19.15%) SOAP
10 9 (19.15%) Web Services
10 9 (19.15%) RDBMS
10 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
11 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
11 8 (17.02%) Data Integration
11 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
11 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (17.02%) Information Security
12 7 (14.89%) PACS
12 7 (14.89%) Fiorano
12 7 (14.89%) EDIFACT
12 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) RDBMS
2 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (10.64%) Firebird
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
7 4 (8.51%) InterBase
7 4 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (8.51%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.26%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.26%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (8.51%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 19 (40.43%) Software Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Project Manager
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Data Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Integration Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Clinical Data Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Clinical Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Integration Manager
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Delphi Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) NHS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) .NET
2 13 (27.66%) XML
3 10 (21.28%) WCF
4 9 (19.15%) SOAP
4 9 (19.15%) Web Services
5 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
6 7 (14.89%) EDI
6 7 (14.89%) EDIFACT
7 6 (12.77%) LINQ
7 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.64%) Entity Framework
9 4 (8.51%) RESTful
9 4 (8.51%) HTML
9 4 (8.51%) WinForms
9 4 (8.51%) CSS
9 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (4.26%) WPF
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Data Integration
2 7 (14.89%) PACS
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) LIMS
5 1 (2.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Migration
2 15 (31.91%) Data Migration
3 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) ETL
4 10 (21.28%) Scrum
5 8 (17.02%) Information Security
5 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
6 6 (12.77%) OOP
6 6 (12.77%) Project Management
7 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.64%) SDLC
8 3 (6.38%) UML
8 3 (6.38%) Workflow
9 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.26%) Service Management
9 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Information Security Management
9 2 (4.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) C#
3 11 (23.40%) T-SQL
4 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.64%) Delphi
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) HL7
2 7 (14.89%) DICOM
3 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) IBM
2 7 (14.89%) Citrix
2 7 (14.89%) Fiorano
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) HP
4 2 (4.26%) InterSystems
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
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