The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 144 111 137
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Contract jobs citing Informatics 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.43% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 1.37% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£245 £265 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.54% +47.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.95 £17.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+71.14% -30.69%
Informatics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
906 731 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.40% 31.16% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 357 344
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £217 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 85 97
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.42 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £46.00 £43.95
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 the East of England

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

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Informatics
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Informatics Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Informatics
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -25 4 £273 +2.83%
Cambridgeshire - - - - 6
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (57.14%) NHS
2 7 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Data Entry
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (14.29%) GxP
6 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (7.14%) Health Informatics
7 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) HL7
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.14%) LIMS
7 1 (7.14%) SharePoint

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Assistant
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) LIMS
2 1 (7.14%) PACS
2 1 (7.14%) e-Health
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (7.14%) Health Informatics
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) Change Management
1 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Data Entry
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 2 (14.29%) GxP
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects