The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Informatics
Rank 145 138 133
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Informatics 10 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.48% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 1.65% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Median daily rate £363 £420 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £283 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £425 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.00
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1230 1094 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.54% 28.89% 29.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 613 466
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 77 78
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.87% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Informatics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Informatics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -6 7 £363 -14.70%
Manchester -15 3 £344 +29.71% 1
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Informatics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Informatics.

1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) NHS
2 5 (23.81%) Marketing
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
2 5 (23.81%) Health Informatics
2 5 (23.81%) Analytics
2 5 (23.81%) User Stories
2 5 (23.81%) Visual Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) Life Science
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (19.05%) Information Management
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) LIMS
4 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) CCNP

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) BGP
2 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.76%) IGRP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) OSPF
2 1 (4.76%) PBX
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) NHS Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Report Writer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Health Informatics
1 5 (23.81%) NHS
2 4 (19.05%) Life Science
3 3 (14.29%) LIMS
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) IVR
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.76%) Ontologies
5 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Analytics
1 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
1 5 (23.81%) User Stories
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Analytics
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) Information Management
3 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
4 2 (9.52%) Line Management
4 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Information Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Security Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCSP
2 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Lotus
3 1 (4.76%) Nortel
3 1 (4.76%) VMware