The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 119 130 144
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Contract jobs citing Informatics 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.039% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.95 £17.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+71.14% -30.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
693 635 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.24% 24.61% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 311 294
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.77 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £41.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Informatics across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Informatics across the Berkshire region.

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Informatics
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Informatics 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 Informatics.

1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Logistics
2 3 (30.00%) Informatica
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Life Science
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) Process Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Informatics 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 Informatics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Product Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Informatica Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Life Science
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (30.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Process Management
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Information Management
2 1 (10.00%) Document Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) System Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Informatica
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle