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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
UK / Wales
Rank 36 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing NHS 29 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.57% 5.18% 2.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.29% 17.14% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 15
Median daily rate £189 £304 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.86% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £178 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £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 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -4.76%

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
178 175 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.03% 30.22% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 128 101
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £221 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 10
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £25.00 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 24 January 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 24 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
South Wales +13 27 £189 -37.08% 2
West Wales -15 1 £170 -47.69%
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for NHS.

1 22 (33.33%) ITIL
2 18 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 18 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 17 (25.76%) Project Management
4 16 (24.24%) Service Management
5 15 (22.73%) Business Analysis
6 13 (19.70%) Service Delivery
6 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
7 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 12 (18.18%) ISEB
8 11 (16.67%) Use Case
9 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
10 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (12.12%) Finance
12 7 (10.61%) Information Management
12 7 (10.61%) Programme Management
12 7 (10.61%) Informatics
12 7 (10.61%) Change Control
12 7 (10.61%) Translating Business Requirements
13 6 (9.09%) ITIL V3
13 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (9.09%) Degree
13 6 (9.09%) Scrum
13 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
13 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
13 6 (9.09%) SQL
13 6 (9.09%) MS Office
14 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
14 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (7.58%) GAP Analysis

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 5 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.55%) JCAPS
3 2 (3.03%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Office
1 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.55%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.52%) OLAP
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) MSBuild
2 2 (3.03%) MSTest
2 2 (3.03%) NUnit
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Local Government
3 1 (1.52%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Analyst
2 16 (24.24%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Service Management Specialist
4 6 (9.09%) Project Officer
4 6 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
4 6 (9.09%) Support Officer
5 5 (7.58%) Developer
5 5 (7.58%) NHS Business Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Applications Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.55%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Product Specialist
6 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (4.55%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) XML
2 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.03%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.03%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (1.52%) jQuery
4 1 (1.52%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.52%) XSD
4 1 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.61%) Informatics
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.03%) LIMS
5 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.52%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
1 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) ITIL
2 18 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 17 (25.76%) Project Management
4 16 (24.24%) Service Management
5 15 (22.73%) Business Analysis
6 13 (19.70%) Service Delivery
7 11 (16.67%) Use Case
8 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.61%) Change Control
9 7 (10.61%) Information Management
9 7 (10.61%) Programme Management
9 7 (10.61%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (9.09%) ITIL V3
10 6 (9.09%) Scrum
10 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.58%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (7.58%) ITSM
12 4 (6.06%) Change Management
12 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
13 3 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) ISEB
2 6 (9.09%) Degree
3 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.52%) EXIN
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) HL7
2 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Fiorano
3 3 (4.55%) IBM
3 3 (4.55%) InterSystems
4 1 (1.52%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago