The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
UK / Wales
Rank 33 31 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing NHS 32 46 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.75% 6.88% 2.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.88% 24.34% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 14
Median daily rate £275 £310 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £205 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £418 £325
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 Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
179 189 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.60% 28.25% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 144 106
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 5
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.54 £20.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £20.00 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Wales region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Wales region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

NHS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
South Wales +13 30 £270 -11.80% 2
West Wales -18 1 £310 +21.56%
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for NHS.

1 22 (34.92%) PRINCE2
2 18 (28.57%) Project Management
2 18 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 17 (26.98%) ITIL
4 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 14 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 12 (19.05%) ISEB
7 11 (17.46%) Service Management
7 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
7 11 (17.46%) Use Case
7 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (15.87%) SQL
8 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
9 8 (12.70%) Finance
9 8 (12.70%) Informatics
10 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (11.11%) ISTQB
10 7 (11.11%) Information Management
10 7 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 7 (11.11%) ITIL V3
10 7 (11.11%) Change Control
10 7 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (9.52%) MS Office
11 6 (9.52%) XML
11 6 (9.52%) Fiorano
11 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.52%) Scrum
11 6 (9.52%) WebSphere

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.35%) JCAPS
3 2 (3.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.76%) MS Project
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.59%) OLAP
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.17%) MSBuild
3 2 (3.17%) MSTest
3 2 (3.17%) NUnit
3 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Analyst
2 15 (23.81%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Project Officer
4 6 (9.52%) Project Support Officer
4 6 (9.52%) Support Officer
5 5 (7.94%) Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Lead Test Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) NHS Business Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Applications Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) XML
2 4 (6.35%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (4.76%) .NET
3 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.17%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.17%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (3.17%) XSLT
5 1 (1.59%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.17%) LIMS
5 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
1 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) PRINCE2
2 18 (28.57%) Project Management
3 17 (26.98%) ITIL
4 14 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
5 11 (17.46%) Service Management
5 11 (17.46%) Use Case
6 8 (12.70%) Informatics
7 7 (11.11%) Change Control
7 7 (11.11%) Information Management
7 7 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 7 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 7 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (9.52%) Scrum
8 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.94%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (7.94%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.35%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.35%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) ISEB
2 7 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.52%) Degree
4 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.59%) EXIN
6 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) HL7
2 4 (6.35%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Fiorano
3 4 (6.35%) IBM
3 4 (6.35%) InterSystems
4 1 (1.59%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
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