The table below looks at the statistics for Informix skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informix over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Informix
Rank 605 575 549
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -26
Contract jobs citing Informix 13 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.021% 0.066%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.092% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £285 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £423 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11906 11930 11709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.45% 22.70% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7754 7342 6813
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 234 318
Average hourly rate £31.20 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

Informix
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Informix within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Informix Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Informix
Daily Rate Trend

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

Informix Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Informix
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Informix Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Informix
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 Informix within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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 -22 13 £400 -20.00% 8
West Midlands - 6 £400 - 1
London -6 4 £433 -13.50% 3
Birmingham - 3 £400 - 1
North West -17 1 - - 1
South East - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £300 -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Southampton - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Redditch - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Chester - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Epsom - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Informix 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 Informix.

1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) UNIX
3 14 (51.85%) Oracle
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
5 8 (29.63%) Sybase
5 8 (29.63%) DB2
5 8 (29.63%) Windows
5 8 (29.63%) MySQL
6 7 (25.93%) Migration
6 7 (25.93%) Banking
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Perl
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (18.52%) IBM
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
7 5 (18.52%) Data Structures
8 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
8 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
8 4 (14.81%) CICS
8 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.81%) JavaBeans
8 4 (14.81%) ATM
8 4 (14.81%) LAN
8 4 (14.81%) VoIP

Informix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Informix 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 Informix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) CICS
1 4 (14.81%) TPMS
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.70%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) ATM
1 4 (14.81%) LAN
1 4 (14.81%) VoIP
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) DVB
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Multicast
2 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MySQL
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
1 8 (29.63%) DB2
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (7.41%) Adabas
6 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (3.70%) OLTP
6 1 (3.70%) OLAP
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Rational Rose
3 1 (3.70%) Toad
3 1 (3.70%) ERwin
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) DBA
2 5 (18.52%) Informix DBA
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Integrator
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Broadcast Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) EJB
1 4 (14.81%) JavaBeans
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (7.41%) Rendezvous
2 2 (7.41%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Structures
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) MPEG
3 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.70%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.70%) Video on Demand
4 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) UNIX
3 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Solaris
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Vista
5 4 (14.81%) AIX
6 2 (7.41%) HPUX
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) TDD
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) ETL
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.11%) Database Security
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Perl
3 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.41%) NATURAL
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Uniface
5 1 (3.70%) UniBasic
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISSAP
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Control-M
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Sybase
3 5 (18.52%) IBM
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) Remedy
4 3 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) CA
5 2 (7.41%) Sun
5 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.70%) Metastorm
6 1 (3.70%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) jBASE
6 1 (3.70%) Tableau
6 1 (3.70%) LexisNexis
6 1 (3.70%) Temenos
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas
6 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago