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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
eHealth
Rank 592 566 588
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Contract jobs citing e-Health 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.013% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.049% 0.051% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
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£325 £398 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% -21.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £416 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £420 £505
% change year-on-year
-22.61% -16.83%
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
14338 13715 14464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.46% 26.14% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8593 8388 8401
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 612 795
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.25 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.49% -25.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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 21 August 2014.

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 30 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 21 August 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
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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
Scotland - 4 £325 -
England -19 3 £212 -46.66% 1
London +5 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -
South East - 1 £212 -
City of London - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £212 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Essex - - - -
County Antrim - - - -

e-Health
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (33.33%) CA
1 5 (33.33%) NHS
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) PACS
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
2 4 (26.67%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) DSL
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall

e-Health
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) IPsec
1 2 (13.33%) MPLS
1 2 (13.33%) DSL
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) ADSL
2 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (6.67%) TACACS
2 1 (6.67%) OSPF
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
2 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
2 1 (6.67%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Billing
1 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Manager
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Network Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Planner
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) NHS
2 4 (26.67%) PACS
3 1 (6.67%) SecurID
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) IVR
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Ada
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) VMFS
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) CA
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia
5 1 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Nimsoft
5 1 (6.67%) NetQoS
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya