The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Informatics 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £264 £210
% change year-on-year
+23.22% +25.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £17.75 £12.03
% change year-on-year
+64.78% +47.54%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
573 436 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.94% 17.79% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 162 278
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.53 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Informatics
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Informatics Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Informatics
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (75.00%) Life Science
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
3 6 (50.00%) Chemistry
3 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) NHS
5 2 (16.67%) Biology
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Product Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) NHS Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) NHS Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Life Science
2 6 (50.00%) Chemistry
3 3 (25.00%) NHS
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Biology
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Business Objects