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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 47 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 33 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.08% 4.07% 2.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.87% 15.14% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 14
Median daily rate £278 £305 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.01% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £172 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £350 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.40 £17.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
238 185 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.46% 26.89% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 132 126
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +7.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 8
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.37% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £10.78 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.32 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 29 £283 -10.31% 2
North Wales - 2 £135 -
West Wales -23 1 £170 -25.27%
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 16 (32.00%) Service Management
2 16 (32.00%) Project Management
3 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
3 13 (26.00%) Business Analysis
4 11 (22.00%) ISEB
5 10 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (18.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (16.00%) Use Case
7 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (14.00%) Informatics
9 6 (12.00%) Degree
9 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.00%) ITSM
10 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
11 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
11 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
11 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (8.00%) Scrum
12 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
12 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
12 3 (6.00%) Information Security
12 3 (6.00%) Programme Management

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:

Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.00%) OLAP
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (6.00%) Local Government
2 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 16 (32.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Service Management Specialist
4 5 (10.00%) NHS Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.00%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.00%) NHS Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Product Specialist
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%) Account Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Information Officer
8 1 (2.00%) Project Support Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.00%) Informatics
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
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%) Health Informatics
5 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 16 (32.00%) Project Management
2 16 (32.00%) Service Management
3 13 (26.00%) Business Analysis
4 10 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (16.00%) Use Case
7 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.00%) ITSM
9 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
9 4 (8.00%) Scrum
10 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
10 3 (6.00%) Change Control
10 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (6.00%) Information Security
10 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) ISEB
2 6 (12.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.00%) EXIN
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft