The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Informatics
England / South West
Rank - 138 142
Contract jobs citing Informatics 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.17% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.55% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.55 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.44% -63.63%

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
678 915 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.72% 31.28% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 621 481
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 66 54
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.96 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 Miscellaneous 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 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 5 (100.00%) NHS
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Head of IT
1 1 (20.00%) ICT Assistant
1 1 (20.00%) ICT Director
1 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Assistant
1 1 (20.00%) IT Director
1 1 (20.00%) Product Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft