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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 24 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing NHS 30 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.43% 6.06% 2.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.44% 21.74% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 8
Median daily rate £270 £303 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% -2.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £203 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £419 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.70 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £15.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +3.36%

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
172 161 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.16% 27.85% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 123 81
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £228 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +7 27 £278 -7.65% 2
Bridgend - 2 £143 -
NHS
Wales

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 19 (34.55%) PRINCE2
2 15 (27.27%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) Project Management
3 14 (25.45%) Management Information System
3 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
4 13 (23.64%) Business Analysis
5 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
6 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (20.00%) Use Case
7 10 (18.18%) ISEB
7 10 (18.18%) SQL
7 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
9 8 (14.55%) Service Management
9 8 (14.55%) Finance
10 7 (12.73%) Informatics
10 7 (12.73%) ISTQB
10 7 (12.73%) Information Management
10 7 (12.73%) Programme Management
10 7 (12.73%) Change Control
10 7 (12.73%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (10.91%) ITIL V3
11 6 (10.91%) Scrum
11 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (10.91%) MS Office
12 5 (9.09%) XML
12 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (9.09%) GAP Analysis

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 5 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.45%) JCAPS
3 2 (3.64%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
2 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (5.45%) MS Project
3 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.82%) OLAP
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
3 2 (3.64%) MSTest
3 2 (3.64%) NUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Business Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Project Officer
3 6 (10.91%) Project Support Officer
3 6 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Senior Business Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Support Officer
4 5 (9.09%) Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) NHS Business Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Product Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (5.45%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.64%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.64%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (1.82%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.82%) XSD
4 1 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.64%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.64%) LIMS
4 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) PRINCE2
2 15 (27.27%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) Project Management
3 13 (23.64%) Business Analysis
4 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.00%) Use Case
5 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
6 8 (14.55%) Service Management
7 7 (12.73%) Change Control
7 7 (12.73%) Informatics
7 7 (12.73%) Information Management
7 7 (12.73%) Programme Management
7 7 (12.73%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (10.91%) ITIL V3
8 6 (10.91%) Scrum
8 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
10 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) ISEB
2 7 (12.73%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) HL7
2 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Fiorano
3 3 (5.45%) IBM
3 3 (5.45%) InterSystems
4 1 (1.82%) HP
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