The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Informatics
Rank 618 609 571
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -38
Contract jobs citing Informatics 39 52 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.28% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 40
Median daily rate £255 £329 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £176 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £448 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £241 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-26.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Median hourly rate £22.00 - £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 - £29.95

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
17836 18880 18393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.32% 33.00% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11554 11812 11144
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 808 799
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Informatics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 31 £224 -31.86% 9
East of England +11 9 £93 - 3
Wales +27 7 £270 -29.87% 9
South East +18 7 £225 -32.07% 3
Cambridge - 7 £93 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 7 £93 - 3
Cardiff +28 6 £273 -29.22% 9
South Wales +27 6 £273 -29.22% 9
South West +11 6 £413 -5.71%
West Midlands -20 3 £208 -38.51%
Dorset - 3 - -
Berkshire +10 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +8 2 £168 -50.29% 1
West Yorkshire +5 2 £168 -50.29%
Bracknell -2 2 - -
Dorchester - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £419 -
Staffordshire - 2 £208 -
North West +10 1 - -
Kent +8 1 £275 -
Leeds +7 1 £95 -71.85%
Essex +4 1 - -
London -33 1 £325 -1.88% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £95 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £95 -
North Wales - 1 £135 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Edinburgh - 1 £475 -
Scotland - 1 £475 -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 with a requirement for Informatics.

1 32 (32.99%) Finance
1 32 (32.99%) Health Informatics
2 31 (31.96%) NHS
3 29 (29.90%) Marketing
4 28 (28.87%) Resource Management
5 27 (27.84%) Degree
6 23 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (21.65%) SQL
8 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
9 16 (16.49%) Project Management
10 15 (15.46%) PRINCE2
10 15 (15.46%) Relational Database
11 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
12 13 (13.40%) Service Management
12 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (10.31%) Management Information System
13 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (10.31%) Analytics
14 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
14 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (8.25%) ITIL
15 8 (8.25%) AIX
15 8 (8.25%) T-SQL
15 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (8.25%) Change Control
15 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (7.22%) Life Science
16 7 (7.22%) Open Source
16 7 (7.22%) User Stories

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.09%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.03%) FileNet
4 1 (1.03%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.22%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) GitHub
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Firewall
1 4 (4.12%) VoIP
2 3 (3.09%) Internet
3 2 (2.06%) ISDN
3 2 (2.06%) SAN
3 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.06%) WAN
4 1 (1.03%) BGP
4 1 (1.03%) DHCP
4 1 (1.03%) DNS
4 1 (1.03%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.03%) IGRP
4 1 (1.03%) LAN
4 1 (1.03%) Network Security
4 1 (1.03%) OSPF
4 1 (1.03%) PBX
4 1 (1.03%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.03%) VPN
4 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) Relational Database
2 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (3.09%) QlikView
9 1 (1.03%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.03%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) JIRA
2 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (32.99%) Finance
2 29 (29.90%) Marketing
3 7 (7.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (21.65%) Analyst
2 16 (16.49%) Developer
3 11 (11.34%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.28%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.25%) Administrator
5 8 (8.25%) AIX Administrator
5 8 (8.25%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.25%) Consultant
5 8 (8.25%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.19%) Information Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) Field Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Field Service Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Product Specialist
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Information Manager
8 4 (4.12%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) MDX
2 1 (1.03%) Dojo
2 1 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.03%) jQuery
2 1 (1.03%) REST
2 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.99%) Health Informatics
2 31 (31.96%) NHS
3 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (10.31%) Management Information System
5 7 (7.22%) Life Science
6 5 (5.15%) Biology
6 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.15%) EPoS
7 4 (4.12%) Mainframe
7 4 (4.12%) Smartphone
8 3 (3.09%) Data Integration
8 3 (3.09%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (2.06%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (2.06%) PMI
9 2 (2.06%) User Experience
9 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) AIX
2 7 (7.22%) Unix
3 6 (6.19%) Linux
4 5 (5.15%) Windows
5 4 (4.12%) zOS
6 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.03%) Android
8 1 (1.03%) HPUX
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Resource Management
2 23 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.49%) Project Management
4 15 (15.46%) PRINCE2
5 13 (13.40%) Service Management
6 10 (10.31%) Analytics
7 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.25%) Change Control
8 8 (8.25%) ITIL
9 7 (7.22%) Open Source
9 7 (7.22%) Scrum
9 7 (7.22%) User Stories
10 6 (6.19%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.19%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.19%) ETL
10 6 (6.19%) Information Governance
10 6 (6.19%) ITIL V3
10 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.19%) Validation
10 6 (6.19%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.65%) SQL
2 8 (8.25%) T-SQL
3 7 (7.22%) C
4 6 (6.19%) Python
5 5 (5.15%) Perl
6 2 (2.06%) Java
6 2 (2.06%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (27.84%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.12%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.12%) CCIE
3 4 (4.12%) CCNP
3 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.06%) PMP
6 1 (1.03%) CCNA
6 1 (1.03%) CCSP
6 1 (1.03%) ECDL
6 1 (1.03%) ISEB
6 1 (1.03%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.03%) MBA
6 1 (1.03%) MCSE
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.06%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) ACF2
3 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.03%) Firmware
4 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) zSecure
2 3 (3.09%) SCCM
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.03%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.03%) SCOM
4 1 (1.03%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) Cisco
3 5 (5.15%) CA
3 5 (5.15%) VMware
4 3 (3.09%) HP
4 3 (3.09%) Informatica
4 3 (3.09%) Lotus
5 2 (2.06%) Citrix
5 2 (2.06%) Juniper
5 2 (2.06%) Mitel
5 2 (2.06%) Tableau
5 2 (2.06%) Veeam
6 1 (1.03%) arcserve
6 1 (1.03%) Cerner
6 1 (1.03%) Google
6 1 (1.03%) IBM
6 1 (1.03%) Nortel
6 1 (1.03%) Reuters
6 1 (1.03%) SAP
6 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
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