The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Informatics
Rank 73 57 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Contract jobs citing Informatics 2 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 1.56% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 4.60% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate £177 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £26.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +92.59%
Informatics
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
342 261 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.23% 33.85% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 142 154
Average daily rate £435 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.98% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 20
Average hourly rate £17.42 £16.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £12.81 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 £18.40 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Informatics across the Cheshire region.

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Informatics
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) NHS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Validation

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Report Writer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality