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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank - 88 74
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.059% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.20% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -16.66%
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
315 502 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.97% 29.43% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 252 162
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Median hourly rate £30.50 £16.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.69% +3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £12.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £29.00 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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