The table below looks at the statistics for Informatics skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Informatics
England / South West
Rank - 133 144
Contract jobs citing Informatics 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £305 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.59%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £290 £328
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -11.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £13.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+110.61% -50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 2379 2508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.31% 81.00% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1619 1637
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 120 86
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Informatics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Informatics
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 South West region with a requirement for Informatics.

1 3 (100.00%) NHS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Head of IT
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Assistant
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Director
1 1 (33.33%) IT Assistant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Director
1 1 (33.33%) Product Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft