The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 388 399 385
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing Informatics 20 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.075% 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 10
Average daily rate £324 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £197 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £443 £520
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
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7569 7666 8365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 36.15% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5294 5373 5683
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £286 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 151 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.02% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.47 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £48.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in London

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in London

Informatics
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Informatics Daily Rate Histogram in London

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in London

Informatics
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +33 1 £313 -10.71% 1
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 22 (64.71%) NHS
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) Project Management
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
5 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 8 (23.53%) ETL
5 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
6 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 6 (17.65%) Data Quality
8 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle
8 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (14.71%) Finance
8 5 (14.71%) Validation
9 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 4 (11.76%) QA
9 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
9 4 (11.76%) MS Office
9 4 (11.76%) SAS
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.76%) Health Informatics
9 4 (11.76%) Analytics
9 4 (11.76%) Information Governance
10 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
10 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.82%) XML

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (11.76%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
3 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
1 2 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) FWSM
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
2 1 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (5.88%) QlikView
8 2 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.94%) MS Access
9 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Information Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Quality Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Applications Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Clinical Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Database Developer
4 2 (5.88%) ETL Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Head of Information
4 2 (5.88%) Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Web Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
1 3 (8.82%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.88%) XSLT
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (64.71%) NHS
2 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.76%) Health Informatics
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.94%) Handset
6 1 (2.94%) LIMS
6 1 (2.94%) Statistics
6 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) zOS
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Project Management
2 8 (23.53%) ETL
3 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.71%) Validation
5 4 (11.76%) Analytics
5 4 (11.76%) Information Governance
5 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Management
7 2 (5.88%) Information Management
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.82%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) Data Quality
2 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) ACF2
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) NFS
2 1 (2.94%) Samba
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) CA
3 2 (5.88%) DataFlux
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) EMC
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) Isilon
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) Remedy
4 1 (2.94%) Sophos
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) Tableau
4 1 (2.94%) Talend
4 1 (2.94%) VMware