The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 241 218 212
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs citing Informatics 13 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
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£350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £405 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £280
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -30.76%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2582 2243 1737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.96% 26.62% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1177 808
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £217 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 136 174
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Informatics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Informatics Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Informatics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Oxfordshire -16 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire -10 2 - -
Kent - 1 £300 -
Surrey - - - -
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (55.17%) NHS
2 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (37.93%) Degree
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 8 (27.59%) MS Office
6 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.69%) Health Informatics
7 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
9 4 (13.79%) COBIT
9 4 (13.79%) Supplier Management
9 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
9 4 (13.79%) Information Security
9 4 (13.79%) Change Management
9 4 (13.79%) Firewall
9 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
9 4 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
10 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
11 2 (6.90%) Business Development
11 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (6.90%) Informatica
11 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
11 2 (6.90%) Oracle

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) QlikView
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BI
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Information Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Security Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) NHS Information Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Informatica Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Change Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Change Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) NHS Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) NHS Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) NHS
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.69%) Health Informatics
4 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.45%) NPfIT
5 1 (3.45%) DTV
5 1 (3.45%) LIMS
5 1 (3.45%) PACS
5 1 (3.45%) e-Health
5 1 (3.45%) Economics
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Supplier Management
3 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Information Security
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
3 4 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.90%) Business Development
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Line Management
6 1 (3.45%) Coaching
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) COBIT
2 1 (3.45%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Informatica
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) Cognos
2 2 (6.90%) Progress
3 1 (3.45%) IBM