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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
eHealth
Rank 569 564 546
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing e-Health 26 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.035% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.11% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
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£363 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.60 - -

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
16672 16035 14712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.22% 31.07% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10749 9939 8668
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 688 837
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 18 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 19 December 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
England -21 25 £363 -14.70% 1
South East -8 15 £350 -30.00%
London +13 5 £375 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Slough - - - -
Swansea - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

e-Health
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (74.29%) CA
2 19 (54.29%) CA Spectrum
3 15 (42.86%) Cisco
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (40.00%) HP
4 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (28.57%) Firewall
8 9 (25.71%) MPLS
8 9 (25.71%) CCNA
8 9 (25.71%) Linux
9 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
9 8 (22.86%) LAN
9 8 (22.86%) IBM
9 8 (22.86%) Tivoli
9 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
10 7 (20.00%) NetApp
10 7 (20.00%) Avaya
10 7 (20.00%) Windows
10 7 (20.00%) VoIP
10 7 (20.00%) WAN
10 7 (20.00%) Network Management
10 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (20.00%) VMware
10 7 (20.00%) Fujitsu
11 6 (17.14%) Banking
11 6 (17.14%) Finance
11 6 (17.14%) F5
11 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

e-Health
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
2 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) MPLS
3 8 (22.86%) LAN
4 7 (20.00%) VoIP
4 7 (20.00%) WAN
5 5 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 5 (14.29%) OSPF
5 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (14.29%) Wireless
5 5 (14.29%) ADSL
5 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 5 (14.29%) RIP
5 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.43%) TACACS
6 4 (11.43%) BGP
6 4 (11.43%) Internet
7 3 (8.57%) VPN
7 3 (8.57%) SNMP
7 3 (8.57%) IPsec
7 3 (8.57%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (17.14%) Banking
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (20.00%) Architect
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Network Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Author
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Author
5 3 (8.57%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Support
6 2 (5.71%) Voice Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) NHS Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Network Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Support
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) NHS
1 5 (14.29%) IVR
1 5 (14.29%) PACS
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Informatics
2 3 (8.57%) Health Informatics
3 2 (5.71%) SecurID
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) LIMS
4 1 (2.86%) NPfIT
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Network Management
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 5 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (14.29%) Workflow
3 3 (8.57%) Project Management
3 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
3 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Fault Management
4 2 (5.71%) Analytics
4 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) Security Management
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (25.71%) CCNA
5 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (11.43%) CCNP
7 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) CCIE
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 19 (54.29%) CA Spectrum
2 8 (22.86%) Tivoli
3 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (5.71%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (5.71%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.86%) OpenView
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) CA
2 15 (42.86%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) HP
4 8 (22.86%) IBM
4 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
5 7 (20.00%) NetApp
5 7 (20.00%) Avaya
5 7 (20.00%) VMware
5 7 (20.00%) Fujitsu
6 6 (17.14%) F5
6 6 (17.14%) Apple
6 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
7 5 (14.29%) Remedy
8 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
8 3 (8.57%) ProCurve
8 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
9 2 (5.71%) Nortel
9 2 (5.71%) BT
9 2 (5.71%) Juniper