Period
to 22 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term e-Health in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited e-Health over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

eHealth
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 863 816 843
Rank change year-on-year -47 +27 -23
Contract jobs citing e-Health 19 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.022% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.055% 0.065% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 15
UK median daily rate £386 £390 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.96% +34.48% -22.67%
10th Percentile £313 £329 £263
90th Percentile £473 £440 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £290
% change year-on-year +15.38% +34.48% -30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

e-Health is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,322 30,902 35,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.93% 33.59% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,562 20,052 23,140
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £265 £260 £249
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,073 1,090 1,261
UK median hourly rate £21.79 £20.97 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.91% -0.14% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.40 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.11 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.92% -9.02% +20.00%

e-Health
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing e-Health as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for e-Health in the UK

e-Health
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for e-Health in the UK

e-Health
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing e-Health over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for e-Health in the UK

e-Health
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for e-Health in the UK

e-Health
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing e-Health within the UK over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -33 19 £386 -14.17% 2
UK excluding London -39 11 £450 +15.38% 4
South East -28 10 £450 -
London - 6 £375 -
North East - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing e-Health also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for e-Health.

1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
4 6 (31.58%) VPN
4 6 (31.58%) TACACS
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Blue Coat
4 6 (31.58%) ProxySG
4 6 (31.58%) BIG-IP
4 6 (31.58%) IronPort
4 6 (31.58%) WhatsUp Gold
4 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
4 6 (31.58%) F5
4 6 (31.58%) PuTTY
4 6 (31.58%) Palo Alto
4 6 (31.58%) Thales
5 5 (26.32%) Analytics
5 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Unix
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) DHCP
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) CA
6 4 (21.05%) Internet
6 4 (21.05%) Extranet
6 4 (21.05%) Reuters

e-Health
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) DNS
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) BIG-IP
2 6 (31.58%) PuTTY
2 6 (31.58%) TACACS
2 6 (31.58%) VPN
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (21.05%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) Extranet
3 4 (21.05%) Internet
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) Multicast
3 4 (21.05%) OSPF
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.26%) Introscope
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) NHS Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (15.79%) REST
1 3 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Eurex
2 3 (15.79%) LIMS
2 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 3 (15.79%) PACS
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Life Science
3 2 (10.53%) mHealth
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) Low Latency
2 4 (21.05%) Network Design
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) Health Informatics
3 3 (15.79%) Informatics
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) OOP
3 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) HL7
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (15.79%) Capistrano
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) CA Wily
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Blue Coat
2 6 (31.58%) F5
2 6 (31.58%) IronPort
2 6 (31.58%) Juniper
2 6 (31.58%) Palo Alto
2 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
2 6 (31.58%) Thales
3 4 (21.05%) CA
3 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Reuters
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Arista
5 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.26%) NetQoS
6 1 (5.26%) Nimsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy