The 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eHealth
Rank 633 622 623
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing e-Health 7 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.023% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.074% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £363 £425 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +214.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £135
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +214.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18196 17628 17516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.57% 31.62% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11835 10674 10658
Average daily rate £425 £420 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 684 758
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.86 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 9 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 29 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -17 5 £363 -
England -25 5 £363 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £363 -
Slough - 2 £351 -
Northern Ireland +7 1 - -
Belfast +5 1 - -
County Antrim +5 1 - -
Scotland -19 1 £315 -30.00%
Falkirk - 1 £315 -

e-Health
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) LAN
3 15 (65.22%) OpenView
3 15 (65.22%) HP
4 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (56.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (56.52%) CCNP
6 12 (52.17%) CA
6 12 (52.17%) ITIL
7 11 (47.83%) CiscoWorks
7 11 (47.83%) Wireless
8 9 (39.13%) CCNA
9 8 (34.78%) MPLS
9 8 (34.78%) OSPF
9 8 (34.78%) BGP
9 8 (34.78%) WAN
9 8 (34.78%) RIP
9 8 (34.78%) Firewall
9 8 (34.78%) EIGRP
9 8 (34.78%) NetQoS
9 8 (34.78%) F5
10 7 (30.43%) Network Management
10 7 (30.43%) OPNET
11 5 (21.74%) Change Management
11 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
11 5 (21.74%) SAN
11 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
11 5 (21.74%) IBM
11 5 (21.74%) Windows
11 5 (21.74%) Linux

e-Health
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (69.57%) LAN
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (47.83%) Wireless
4 8 (34.78%) BGP
4 8 (34.78%) EIGRP
4 8 (34.78%) Firewall
4 8 (34.78%) MPLS
4 8 (34.78%) OSPF
4 8 (34.78%) RIP
4 8 (34.78%) WAN
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
5 5 (21.74%) FCoE
5 5 (21.74%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (21.74%) SAN
6 4 (17.39%) Broadband
6 4 (17.39%) ISDN
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) VPN
7 3 (13.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.35%) QlikView
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Support Engineer
2 19 (82.61%) Network Engineer
2 19 (82.61%) Network Support
2 19 (82.61%) Network Support Engineer
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco Support
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) FlexPod Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) NetApp Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
1 5 (21.74%) Driving Licence
1 5 (21.74%) FlexPod
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Data ONTAP
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Network Management
3 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 4 (17.39%) Fault Management
4 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Change Control
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (56.52%) CCNP
3 9 (39.13%) CCNA
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (21.74%) NCDA
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 4 (17.39%) BS7799
2 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) OpenView
2 11 (47.83%) CiscoWorks
3 7 (30.43%) OPNET
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) HP
3 12 (52.17%) CA
4 8 (34.78%) F5
4 8 (34.78%) NetQoS
5 5 (21.74%) IBM
5 5 (21.74%) NetApp
6 4 (17.39%) Peregrine
6 4 (17.39%) VMware
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) SAP