The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Informatics
Rank 566 542 517
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -25
Contract jobs citing Informatics 60 70 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.43% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 53 37
Average daily rate £311 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £221 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £26.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +92.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £26.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +92.59%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16596 16129 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.14% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10700 10027 9635
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 688 665
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Informatics within the UK.

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Informatics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Informatics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Informatics within the UK.

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Informatics
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Informatics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Informatics
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
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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
England -13 58 £313 -10.71% 17
London +11 20 £324 -0.38% 3
North West -30 11 £305 -26.06% 1
South East +14 9 £290 -14.07% 4
West Midlands -9 6 £450 +56.52%
Manchester -16 6 £305 +1.66% 1
Berkshire +7 4 £225 -
South West +5 4 £350 +1.44% 1
East Midlands -11 4 £200 -42.85%
Northamptonshire +12 3 - -
West Yorkshire -8 3 £280 +1.81% 1
Leeds -9 3 £280 +1.81% 1
Yorkshire -22 3 £280 +9.80% 1
Cheshire -16 2 £177 -62.73%
Cardiff - 2 £260 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £350 -
South Wales - 2 £260 -
Reading - 2 £225 -
Gloucester - 2 £350 -
Wales - 2 £260 -
City of London +33 1 £313 -10.71% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 1 - -
East of England +2 1 £130 - 7
Wiltshire -6 1 £310 -13.88% 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £500 -
Norwich - 1 £130 -
Nottingham - 1 £200 -
Swindon - 1 £310 -
Worcester - 1 - -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 50 (50.00%) NHS
2 40 (40.00%) SQL
3 20 (20.00%) Project Management
4 19 (19.00%) Finance
4 19 (19.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (19.00%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (18.00%) Health Informatics
6 16 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 15 (15.00%) ETL
7 15 (15.00%) Management Information System
7 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (13.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (13.00%) Data Quality
8 13 (13.00%) MS Excel
9 12 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 10 (10.00%) MS Office
11 9 (9.00%) Validation
11 9 (9.00%) Marketing
11 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
12 8 (8.00%) Oracle
13 7 (7.00%) SAS
13 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
13 7 (7.00%) Resource Management
13 7 (7.00%) Degree
13 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (6.00%) Data Analysis
14 6 (6.00%) Analytics

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (7.00%) SAS
2 3 (3.00%) PowerExchange
2 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (13.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.00%) MS Office
3 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) LAN
1 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.00%) WAN
1 2 (2.00%) Wireless
2 1 (1.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (1.00%) DHCP
2 1 (1.00%) DNS
2 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.00%) FWSM
2 1 (1.00%) LDAP
2 1 (1.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (13.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.00%) PowerCenter
8 3 (3.00%) QlikView
9 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.00%) MS Access
10 1 (1.00%) MySQL
10 1 (1.00%) OLAP
10 1 (1.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) ERwin
1 1 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Marketing
3 4 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (33.00%) Analyst
2 13 (13.00%) Information Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Developer
4 11 (11.00%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (4.00%) Architect
7 4 (4.00%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Quality Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Senior Information Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Break Fix Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Informatica Developer
8 3 (3.00%) NHS Information Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.00%) Data Architect
9 2 (2.00%) Programmer
9 2 (2.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) XML
2 5 (5.00%) .NET
3 4 (4.00%) HTML
4 3 (3.00%) Web Services
4 3 (3.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.00%) XSD
5 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.00%) XSLT
6 1 (1.00%) Ajax
6 1 (1.00%) CSS
6 1 (1.00%) CSS3
6 1 (1.00%) HTML5
6 1 (1.00%) jQuery
6 1 (1.00%) Spring
6 1 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (50.00%) NHS
2 18 (18.00%) Health Informatics
3 15 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.00%) Statistics
6 4 (4.00%) Data Integration
6 4 (4.00%) LIMS
7 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.00%) Life Science
7 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.00%) Biology
8 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.00%) Handset
8 1 (1.00%) HP Superdome
8 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.00%) SystemC
8 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (3.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) HPUX
2 2 (2.00%) Unix
2 2 (2.00%) zOS
3 1 (1.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Solaris
3 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) Project Management
2 19 (19.00%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (16.00%) PRINCE2
4 15 (15.00%) ETL
5 9 (9.00%) Validation
6 8 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.00%) Resource Management
7 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.00%) Analytics
8 6 (6.00%) Change Management
8 6 (6.00%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.00%) Data Management
9 5 (5.00%) Information Management
9 5 (5.00%) Migration
10 4 (4.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.00%) Information Governance
10 4 (4.00%) Service Management
10 4 (4.00%) Workflow
11 3 (3.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 40 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.00%) C#
2 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.00%) VB
3 2 (2.00%) C
3 2 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.00%) Perl
4 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.00%) Python
4 1 (1.00%) R
4 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.00%) Uniface
4 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.00%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) CCNA
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.00%) ISEB
4 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) ACF2
1 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) NFS
2 1 (1.00%) Samba
2 1 (1.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) zSecure
2 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.00%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle
3 4 (4.00%) Informatica
3 4 (4.00%) SAP
4 3 (3.00%) CA
4 3 (3.00%) HP
5 2 (2.00%) Civica
5 2 (2.00%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco
6 1 (1.00%) EMC
6 1 (1.00%) Isilon
6 1 (1.00%) NetApp
6 1 (1.00%) Remedy
6 1 (1.00%) Sophos
6 1 (1.00%) Sun
6 1 (1.00%) Tableau
6 1 (1.00%) Talend
6 1 (1.00%) Veritas
6 1 (1.00%) VMware
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