The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Health Informatics in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Health Informatics over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Healthcare Informatics
Rank 588 546 544
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -2
Contract jobs citing Health Informatics 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.025% 0.033% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +21.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £323 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £322 £255
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +26.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15917 15214 14594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.59% 32.09% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10316 9696 8651
Average daily rate £415 £410 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £236 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 621 768
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +0.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Health Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Health Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Health Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Health Informatics Daily Rate Trend in England

Health Informatics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Health Informatics across the England region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Health Informatics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Health Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Health Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Health Informatics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Health Informatics within the England region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
North West -6 1 £300 -5.95%
South East - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 2
South West - - - -
Health Informatics
UK

Health Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Health 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 Health Informatics.

1 12 (100.00%) Informatics
2 10 (83.33%) NHS
3 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (25.00%) e-Health
6 3 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (16.67%) PACS
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) HL7
7 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (16.67%) LIMS
7 2 (16.67%) NPfIT
7 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
8 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
8 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
8 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (8.33%) MS Project
8 1 (8.33%) MS Office
8 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Information Management

Health Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Health 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 Health Informatics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) NHS Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) NHS Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Junior IT Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Junior
2 1 (8.33%) Business Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Informatics
2 10 (83.33%) NHS
3 3 (25.00%) e-Health
4 2 (16.67%) PACS
4 2 (16.67%) LIMS
4 2 (16.67%) NPfIT
5 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Information Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) HL7
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality