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 1 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
eHealth
Rank 598 609 585
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Contract jobs citing e-Health 27 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.012% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.038% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
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£500 £325 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £246 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £360 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £420
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -22.61%
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
18982 18289 17300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.97% 32.33% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11940 10984 10453
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 754 713
Average hourly rate £21.15 £19.50 £18.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £45.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing e-Health within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

e-Health Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2015. 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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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
England +5 20 £513 +141.74% 1
South East -14 11 - -
Milton Keynes - 9 - -
Buckinghamshire - 9 - -
East of England +11 6 - -
Hertfordshire +5 6 - -
Scotland -4 6 £275 -15.38%
Hemel Hempstead - 5 - -
London 0 3 £513 - 1
Kilmarnock - 3 - -
East Ayrshire - 3 - -
City of London +4 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Ayr - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

e-Health
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 26 (68.42%) CA
2 24 (63.16%) CA Spectrum
3 19 (50.00%) Cisco
4 17 (44.74%) SNMP
4 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (39.47%) WAN
6 13 (34.21%) CCNP
6 13 (34.21%) CCNA
6 13 (34.21%) LAN
6 13 (34.21%) Wireless
6 13 (34.21%) IPsec
7 11 (28.95%) ITIL
8 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
8 9 (23.68%) DSL
8 9 (23.68%) VPN
8 9 (23.68%) Firewall
8 9 (23.68%) F5
8 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (23.68%) Structured Cabling
8 9 (23.68%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (21.05%) MPLS
10 7 (18.42%) NHS
10 7 (18.42%) WLAN
10 7 (18.42%) SQL
10 7 (18.42%) Finance
11 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.79%) NetIQ
11 6 (15.79%) Multicast
12 5 (13.16%) Project Management

e-Health
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) SNMP
2 15 (39.47%) WAN
3 13 (34.21%) LAN
3 13 (34.21%) Wireless
3 13 (34.21%) IPsec
4 9 (23.68%) Firewall
4 9 (23.68%) Structured Cabling
4 9 (23.68%) VPN
4 9 (23.68%) DSL
5 8 (21.05%) MPLS
6 7 (18.42%) WLAN
7 6 (15.79%) Multicast
8 4 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (10.53%) tcpdump
8 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
8 4 (10.53%) OSPF
8 4 (10.53%) BGP
9 3 (7.89%) EIGRP
9 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.89%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.26%) Introscope
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Network Support
5 3 (7.89%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Network Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) NHS Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) NHS Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) NHS
3 3 (7.89%) CMDB
4 2 (5.26%) Data Extraction
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
2 5 (13.16%) Project Management
2 5 (13.16%) Network Management
3 4 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (10.53%) Change Management
4 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Validation
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.63%) SIEM
6 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.63%) People Management
6 1 (2.63%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (34.21%) CCNP
2 13 (34.21%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) CCIE
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (63.16%) CA Spectrum
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (7.89%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (5.26%) SCOM
4 2 (5.26%) CA Wily
5 1 (2.63%) Netcool
5 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) CA
2 19 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
3 9 (23.68%) F5
4 6 (15.79%) NetIQ
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) Remedy
5 4 (10.53%) Juniper
6 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.89%) NetQoS
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle
7 2 (5.26%) Nimsoft
7 2 (5.26%) Nortel
7 2 (5.26%) Avaya
8 1 (2.63%) Radware
8 1 (2.63%) ION Trading
8 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.63%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.63%) Ciena