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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 561 527 523
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -4
Contract jobs citing Informatics 52 65 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.12% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.39% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 41 19
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£388 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £217 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £465 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
- +78.72%

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
17514 16879 16449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.37% 31.89% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10919 10366 9706
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 644 726
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.85 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 2015.

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
Top 22 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 3 July 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
England -41 52 £388 +19.23% 21
London -8 22 £369 -4.90% 7
North West -9 8 £288 -22.29% 6
Yorkshire -17 8 £470 -17.18%
West Yorkshire -18 6 £520 -8.37%
Leeds -23 6 £520 -13.51%
South East -17 5 - - 2
Manchester - 5 £276 - 4
City of London -11 4 £516 +21.47% 1
Surrey - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 £338 - 2
Cheshire - 3 £425 -
Warrington - 3 £425 -
East Midlands -10 2 £410 +36.66% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £385 -
Guildford - 2 - -
Berkshire +12 1 - -
Shrewsbury - 1 £165 -
Skipton - 1 £470 -
Slough - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £165 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £250 -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 81 (64.29%) NHS
2 43 (34.13%) SQL
3 38 (30.16%) Project Management
4 28 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (20.63%) Degree
6 21 (16.67%) PMI
6 21 (16.67%) PMI Certification
7 20 (15.87%) Management Information System
8 19 (15.08%) Manufacturing
9 18 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (14.29%) Information Management
10 17 (13.49%) Process Management
10 17 (13.49%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (12.70%) GMP
11 16 (12.70%) GxP
11 16 (12.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
11 16 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
12 15 (11.90%) Validation
13 14 (11.11%) PRINCE2
14 13 (10.32%) Data Modelling
15 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (9.52%) Finance
15 12 (9.52%) Information Governance
16 11 (8.73%) ETL
16 11 (8.73%) Business Objects
16 11 (8.73%) Data Quality
17 9 (7.14%) MS Excel
17 9 (7.14%) Agile Software Development

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.59%) SAS
4 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.97%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) MS Project
4 2 (1.59%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) WAN
2 5 (3.97%) LAN
2 5 (3.97%) NAS
3 4 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (3.17%) DHCP
3 4 (3.17%) DNS
3 4 (3.17%) SAN
4 2 (1.59%) Internet
4 2 (1.59%) Firewall
5 1 (0.79%) Wireless
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.79%) Network Security
5 1 (0.79%) FWSM
5 1 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.79%) Extranet
5 1 (0.79%) HTTP
5 1 (0.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.49%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.17%) QlikView
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.59%) MS Access
8 2 (1.59%) OLAP
8 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.59%) EDMS
8 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.79%) VoltDB
9 1 (0.79%) Impala
General
1 19 (15.08%) Manufacturing
2 18 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (9.52%) Finance
4 7 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.76%) Electronics
6 2 (1.59%) Publishing
6 2 (1.59%) Billing
6 2 (1.59%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (24.60%) Architect
2 27 (21.43%) Analyst
3 20 (15.87%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (11.90%) Project Manager
5 13 (10.32%) Information Analyst
6 10 (7.94%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.14%) NHS Information Analyst
7 9 (7.14%) Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Programme Manager
9 6 (4.76%) NHS Project Manager
10 5 (3.97%) Data Manager
10 5 (3.97%) Information Manager
11 4 (3.17%) NHS Business Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Information Architect
12 3 (2.38%) Data Analyst
12 3 (2.38%) Consultant
12 3 (2.38%) Data Architect
12 3 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Architect
12 3 (2.38%) NHS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.56%) XML
2 5 (3.97%) Web Services
3 4 (3.17%) HTML
4 2 (1.59%) CSS
4 2 (1.59%) jBPM
4 2 (1.59%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.79%) XSL
5 1 (0.79%) Spring
5 1 (0.79%) JSON
5 1 (0.79%) jQuery
5 1 (0.79%) HTML5
5 1 (0.79%) CSS3
5 1 (0.79%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.79%) .NET
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 81 (64.29%) NHS
2 21 (16.67%) PMI
3 20 (15.87%) Management Information System
4 16 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.35%) Health Informatics
5 8 (6.35%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.56%) Statistics
7 5 (3.97%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.38%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.59%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.59%) DTV
10 1 (0.79%) GIS
10 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.79%) PACS
10 1 (0.79%) FMCG
10 1 (0.79%) iPhone
10 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.79%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) Windows
2 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (0.79%) Linux
4 1 (0.79%) UNIX
4 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.16%) Project Management
2 28 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (14.29%) Information Management
4 17 (13.49%) Process Management
5 15 (11.90%) Validation
6 14 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 13 (10.32%) Data Modelling
8 12 (9.52%) Information Governance
9 11 (8.73%) ETL
10 9 (7.14%) Programme Management
10 9 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (6.35%) Data Analysis
11 8 (6.35%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (5.56%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.56%) PRINCE
13 6 (4.76%) TOGAF
13 6 (4.76%) Line Management
14 5 (3.97%) Analytics
14 5 (3.97%) Performance Analysis
14 5 (3.97%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.13%) SQL
2 7 (5.56%) Java
3 5 (3.97%) C#
3 5 (3.97%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.38%) R
4 3 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.38%) Python
5 2 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.79%) PHP5
6 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.79%) PHP
6 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (20.63%) Degree
2 21 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.97%) MCSE
4 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.79%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PMP
5 1 (0.79%) MCSA
5 1 (0.79%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) CISSP
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.70%) GMP
1 16 (12.70%) GxP
1 16 (12.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 11 (8.73%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.17%) QA
4 2 (1.59%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.79%) COBIT
5 1 (0.79%) GCP
5 1 (0.79%) SLA
5 1 (0.79%) BS7799
5 1 (0.79%) HL7
5 1 (0.79%) DICOM
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) VMware ESX
1 5 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.17%) XenApp
2 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.79%) Samba
3 1 (0.79%) NFS
3 1 (0.79%) vSphere
3 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Ambari
1 1 (0.79%) Oozie
1 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.73%) Business Objects
3 6 (4.76%) Cerner
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle
4 5 (3.97%) Cisco
4 5 (3.97%) VMware
5 4 (3.17%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.17%) Citrix
5 4 (3.17%) SAP
5 4 (3.17%) HP
6 2 (1.59%) Tableau
7 1 (0.79%) Vertica
7 1 (0.79%) Sophos
7 1 (0.79%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.79%) Isilon
7 1 (0.79%) EMC
7 1 (0.79%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.79%) NetApp
7 1 (0.79%) Progress
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