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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 645 620
Rank change year-on-year +59 -25  
Contract jobs citing e-Health 1 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.013% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.007% 0.040% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £364 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £364 £425
% change year-on-year - -14.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15365 17649 17726
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.20% 33.26% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9982 11571 11114
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 579 649
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £46.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

e-Health
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing e-Health as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 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 4 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 1 - - 2
South East +34 1 - - 2
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing e-Health also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for e-Health.

1 9 (64.29%) CA
2 7 (50.00%) Introscope
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) SCOM
2 7 (50.00%) CA Wily
2 7 (50.00%) Nimsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) NetQoS
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Remedy
4 5 (35.71%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (21.43%) CCNA
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 2 (14.29%) LAN
7 2 (14.29%) POSIX
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) C
7 2 (14.29%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) Java

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 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) ADSL
4 1 (7.14%) Broadband
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.14%) ISDN
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
1 1 (7.14%) MariaDB
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Introscope
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Monitoring Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Support
2 2 (14.29%) Principal Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Principal Software Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
3 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Network Technician
3 1 (7.14%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) IVR
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Privacy
5 2 (14.29%) Data Security
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (14.29%) Health Informatics
5 2 (14.29%) Informatics
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) Network Design
5 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Physics
5 2 (14.29%) SABSA
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) C++
1 2 (14.29%) Go
1 2 (14.29%) Haskell
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) R
1 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CISA
2 2 (14.29%) CISM
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) GSEC
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) OCA
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
1 2 (14.29%) KVM
1 2 (14.29%) LXC
1 2 (14.29%) Xen
2 1 (7.14%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) CA Wily
1 7 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) CA
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) NetQoS
2 7 (50.00%) Nimsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Remedy
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Avaya
6 1 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) Genesys
6 1 (7.14%) Pegasus