The table below looks at the statistics for Informix skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informix over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Informix
Rank 574 555 512
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -43
Contract jobs citing Informix 6 3 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.006% 0.072%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.056% 0.027% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £500 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £500 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10625 10953 9985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.37% 23.03% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7120 6925 6102
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 237 254
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.05 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

Informix
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Informix across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Informix Jobs Demand Trend in England

Informix
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Informix Daily Rate Trend in England

Informix
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Informix Hourly Rate Trend in England

Informix
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 Informix within the England region over the 3 months to 21 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
West Midlands - 2 - -
London 0 1 £433 -13.50% 3
North West -5 1 - -
South East - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - - - - 2
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Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Informix 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 Informix.

1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Oracle
3 12 (52.17%) UNIX
4 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) Sybase
5 8 (34.78%) DB2
5 8 (34.78%) MySQL
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Banking
8 5 (21.74%) Migration
8 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (21.74%) Perl
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
8 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
9 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
9 4 (17.39%) EJB
9 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (17.39%) AIX
9 4 (17.39%) ATM
9 4 (17.39%) LAN
9 4 (17.39%) VoIP
9 4 (17.39%) WAN
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
9 4 (17.39%) JavaBeans
9 4 (17.39%) CICS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Informix 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 Informix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) CICS
1 4 (17.39%) TPMS
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) ATM
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) VoIP
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) DVB
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Multicast
2 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MySQL
1 8 (34.78%) DB2
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
4 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (8.70%) Adabas
7 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (4.35%) OLTP
7 1 (4.35%) OLAP
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (4.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Rational Rose
3 1 (4.35%) Toad
3 1 (4.35%) ERwin
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
2 4 (17.39%) DBA
2 4 (17.39%) Informix DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Broadcast Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Integrator
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) EJB
1 4 (17.39%) JavaBeans
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (8.70%) Rendezvous
2 2 (8.70%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.70%) MPEG
2 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) UNIX
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) AIX
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Vista
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Solaris
6 2 (8.70%) HPUX
6 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
1 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
2 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
2 4 (17.39%) Scrum
2 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
2 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) ETL
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Database Security
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) NATURAL
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Uniface
5 1 (4.35%) UniBasic
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISSAP
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Sybase
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.04%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) Remedy
5 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) CA
6 1 (4.35%) Veritas
6 1 (4.35%) Sun
6 1 (4.35%) Temenos
6 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.35%) Metastorm
6 1 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) jBASE
6 1 (4.35%) Tableau
6 1 (4.35%) LexisNexis