The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank - 77 81
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.16% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £338 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.19 £15.00 £14.21
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +5.55%
NHS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
493 346 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.58% 23.88% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 198 160
Median daily rate £425 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% +56.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

NHS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for NHS.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (100.00%) Content Development

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Content Development
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft