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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 135 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Informatics 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.064% 0.10% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
936 760 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.81% 25.60% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 388 414
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 53 88
Average hourly rate £16.42 £17.50 £18.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% -4.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £10.59 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -35.67%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Informatics across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 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
Manchester -11 1 £350 -
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) NHS
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Document Management
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) EDMS
4 1 (20.00%) DTV

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) NHS Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) NHS Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP