The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term e-Health in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited e-Health over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
eHealth
Rank 593 544 569
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +25
Contract jobs citing e-Health 3 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.021% 0.056% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Average daily rate £135 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 - £290
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14279 12486 14776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.39% 25.76% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7503 8588
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 618 756
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.04 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -14.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.16 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%

e-Health
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing e-Health within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

e-Health Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

e-Health
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing e-Health within the UK.

e-Health Daily Rate Trend in the UK

e-Health
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing e-Health within the UK.

e-Health Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

e-Health
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing e-Health within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -18 1 - -
England -55 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
London - - - -
Maidstone - - - -

e-Health
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing e-Health 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 e-Health.

1 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) Juniper
2 12 (66.67%) MPLS
3 11 (61.11%) OSPF
3 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
3 11 (61.11%) BGP
3 11 (61.11%) CCNP
3 11 (61.11%) LAN
3 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 11 (61.11%) Firewall
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) Problem Management
4 10 (55.56%) Network Security
5 9 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (50.00%) Banking
6 8 (44.44%) VPN
7 7 (38.89%) F5
8 6 (33.33%) NetScaler
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (33.33%) Network Management
8 6 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
8 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (33.33%) Information Security
8 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 6 (33.33%) Netcool
8 6 (33.33%) Change Management

e-Health
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing e-Health 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 e-Health. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 12 (66.67%) MPLS
3 11 (61.11%) OSPF
3 11 (61.11%) BGP
3 11 (61.11%) LAN
3 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 11 (61.11%) Firewall
4 10 (55.56%) Network Security
5 8 (44.44%) VPN
6 6 (33.33%) NetScaler
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (33.33%) VoIP
7 5 (27.78%) RIP
7 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
7 5 (27.78%) TACACS
7 5 (27.78%) IP Telephony
7 5 (27.78%) IPsec
7 5 (27.78%) tcpdump
7 5 (27.78%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Network Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Network Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Voice Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Network Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Network Support Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Security Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Network Support
5 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Network Operations Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Trainer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) SecurID
2 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 3 (16.67%) NHS
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) IVR
5 1 (5.56%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
1 10 (55.56%) Problem Management
2 6 (33.33%) Network Management
2 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Low Latency
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Security
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (61.11%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
1 6 (33.33%) Netcool
2 5 (27.78%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Juniper
3 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
4 7 (38.89%) F5
5 6 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 6 (33.33%) NetScout
5 6 (33.33%) CA
5 6 (33.33%) Avaya
5 6 (33.33%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Nortel
7 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.56%) Nokia
8 1 (5.56%) Infovista