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 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 43 67 35
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -32
Contract jobs citing NHS 31 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.44% 0.43% 3.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.69% 1.70% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 17
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£325 £201 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.64% -26.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £168 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £340 £314
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
UK

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
211 176 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.39% 25.36% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 123 86
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £208 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Average hourly rate £20.75 £20.85 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.47% +39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £24.75 £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 Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales +12 24 £325 +61.64% 3
West Wales - 5 £325 -
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 32 (49.23%) SQL
2 24 (36.92%) Migration
3 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (33.85%) Data Migration
5 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 20 (30.77%) Windows
6 18 (27.69%) C#
7 17 (26.15%) T-SQL
8 15 (23.08%) .NET
8 15 (23.08%) ETL
8 15 (23.08%) Scrum
9 14 (21.54%) RDBMS
9 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
9 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
9 14 (21.54%) Relational Database
10 13 (20.00%) XML
10 13 (20.00%) HL7
11 12 (18.46%) Firebird
11 12 (18.46%) Unit Testing
11 12 (18.46%) SDLC
12 11 (16.92%) Information Security
13 10 (15.38%) WCF
13 10 (15.38%) OOP
13 10 (15.38%) Delphi
13 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (13.85%) Data Integration
14 9 (13.85%) SOAP
14 9 (13.85%) Web Services
14 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (12.31%) DICOM

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Project
3 2 (3.08%) MS Office
4 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) RDBMS
2 14 (21.54%) Relational Database
3 12 (18.46%) Firebird
4 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (12.31%) InterBase
6 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
9 4 (6.15%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (6.15%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (3.08%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.08%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) Software Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Senior Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Senior Software Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.77%) Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.15%) IT Support
8 3 (4.62%) Clinical Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Delphi Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Clinical Data Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Data Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Integration Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Integration Manager
8 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) .NET
2 13 (20.00%) XML
3 10 (15.38%) WCF
4 9 (13.85%) SOAP
4 9 (13.85%) Web Services
5 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.31%) EDI
5 8 (12.31%) EDIFACT
6 6 (9.23%) LINQ
6 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.69%) Entity Framework
7 5 (7.69%) HTML
8 4 (6.15%) WinForms
8 4 (6.15%) RESTful
8 4 (6.15%) CSS
8 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Data Integration
2 8 (12.31%) PACS
3 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.62%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) LIMS
6 1 (1.54%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.08%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) UNIX
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Migration
2 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.85%) Data Migration
4 15 (23.08%) Scrum
4 15 (23.08%) ETL
5 12 (18.46%) Unit Testing
5 12 (18.46%) SDLC
6 11 (16.92%) Information Security
7 10 (15.38%) OOP
8 8 (12.31%) Project Management
9 7 (10.77%) ITIL
9 7 (10.77%) Test Strategy
10 6 (9.23%) OO
11 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.69%) Service Management
11 5 (7.69%) Information Security Management
11 5 (7.69%) Security Management
11 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.15%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) SQL
2 18 (27.69%) C#
3 17 (26.15%) T-SQL
4 10 (15.38%) Delphi
5 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.54%) C
7 1 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) HL7
2 8 (12.31%) DICOM
3 5 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) IBM
2 8 (12.31%) Citrix
2 8 (12.31%) Fiorano
3 5 (7.69%) HP
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle
5 2 (3.08%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.54%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.54%) Dell
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