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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 27 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing NHS 23 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.86% 4.04% 2.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.75% 13.46% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 12
Median daily rate £180 £300 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £157 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £330 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.70 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.72 £15.00 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -6.97%

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
146 156 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.87% 30.00% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 117 92
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £211 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £18.70 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.48 £25.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +19 20 £185 -39.09% 2
Bridgend 0 2 £143 -10.93%
NHS
Wales

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 16 (32.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 15 (30.00%) Project Management
3 14 (28.00%) Management Information System
4 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (26.00%) Business Analysis
5 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.00%) Service Management
6 10 (20.00%) Use Case
6 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
7 9 (18.00%) ISEB
8 7 (14.00%) Finance
8 7 (14.00%) Programme Management
8 7 (14.00%) Information Management
8 7 (14.00%) Change Control
8 7 (14.00%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.00%) Informatics
9 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (12.00%) Scrum
9 6 (12.00%) SQL
9 6 (12.00%) MS Office
10 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (10.00%) ITIL V3
10 5 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008

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 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.00%) JCAPS
3 2 (4.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Office
2 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.00%) OLAP
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (4.00%) MSTest
2 2 (4.00%) NUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Project Officer
3 6 (12.00%) Project Support Officer
3 6 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Support Officer
4 5 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) NHS Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Product Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) XML
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (6.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.00%) XSD
4 1 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.00%) Informatics
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.00%) LIMS
5 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 15 (30.00%) Project Management
3 13 (26.00%) Business Analysis
4 10 (20.00%) Service Management
4 10 (20.00%) Use Case
5 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.00%) Change Control
6 7 (14.00%) Information Management
6 7 (14.00%) Programme Management
6 7 (14.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (12.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 4 (8.00%) Change Management
9 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.00%) MVC
10 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) ISEB
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Fiorano
3 3 (6.00%) IBM
3 3 (6.00%) InterSystems
4 1 (2.00%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago