The table below looks at the statistics for Informix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informix over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Informix
Rank 142 127 119
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing Informix 7 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.17% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.19% 0.78% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate £450 £369 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +26.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £309
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +19.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 -
Informix
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
587 637 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.63% 21.30% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 351 312
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +80.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £32.50 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

Informix
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Informix Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Informix
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Informix Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Informix
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Informix Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Informix
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informix within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Edinburgh -7 7 £450 +16.12%
Informix
UK

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 6 (50.00%) Database Security
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Re-Platforming
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 5 (41.67%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) Sun
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Private Cloud
4 4 (33.33%) Skype

Informix
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) Skype
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) LDAP
3 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) PABX
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 12 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL Consultant
3 5 (41.67%) Database Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 2 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Database Security
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Re-Platforming
3 4 (33.33%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) XenApp
3 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) XenMobile
2 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) Sun
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Mitel