The table below looks at the statistics for Informix skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informix over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Informix
Rank 632 606 597
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -9
Contract jobs citing Informix 14 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.070% 0.049%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.12% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 10
Median daily rate £475 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £395 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 -

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
11614 12914 11931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.63% 23.06% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7916 8415 7602
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 178 201
Median hourly rate £33.08 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.22% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.90 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

Informix
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Informix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informix within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Informix Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informix within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 -11 14 £475 +28.37% 3
Leeds +13 10 £475 +26.66%
Yorkshire +12 10 £475 +26.66% 1
West Yorkshire +6 10 £475 +26.66%
South East -2 2 £400 +14.28%
Middlesex - 2 £400 -
London -2 1 £555 +85.00%
Northwich -3 1 - -
North West -10 1 - - 1
Cheshire -14 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £555 -

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Informix 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 Informix.

1 31 (67.39%) Oracle
2 29 (63.04%) SQL
3 25 (54.35%) Linux
4 21 (45.65%) Red Hat
5 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
5 19 (41.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (34.78%) VMware
6 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (28.26%) Perl
7 13 (28.26%) Windows
7 13 (28.26%) MongoDB
7 13 (28.26%) DevOps
8 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
8 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
8 12 (26.09%) RDBMS
9 11 (23.91%) Games
9 11 (23.91%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (23.91%) Bash Shell
10 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (21.74%) Sybase
11 9 (19.57%) Ruby
12 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
12 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
12 8 (17.39%) High Availability
12 8 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
12 8 (17.39%) MySQL
12 8 (17.39%) Cisco
12 8 (17.39%) HP
12 8 (17.39%) Data Modelling

Informix
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 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.87%) Skype for Business
2 4 (8.70%) Confluence
3 3 (6.52%) Node.js
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.52%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) DNS
1 6 (13.04%) Internet
1 6 (13.04%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (10.87%) DHCP
3 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) FWSM
3 4 (8.70%) Skype
4 2 (4.35%) BGP
4 2 (4.35%) EIGRP
4 2 (4.35%) MPLS
4 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.35%) OSPF
4 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) HSRP
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) PABX
5 1 (2.17%) PBX
5 1 (2.17%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.26%) MongoDB
3 12 (26.09%) RDBMS
3 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
4 11 (23.91%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (17.39%) MySQL
5 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
6 6 (13.04%) DB2
7 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (6.52%) QlikView
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.87%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) ERwin
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (23.91%) Games
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Online Betting
4 3 (6.52%) Advertising
5 2 (4.35%) Billing
5 2 (4.35%) Finance
6 1 (2.17%) Electronics
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Database Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) Broadcast Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Data Modeller
7 2 (4.35%) Database Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Build Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) PostGIS
2 3 (6.52%) jBPM
3 2 (4.35%) ELK Stack
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) LAMP
4 1 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.17%) Ajax
4 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) EJB
4 1 (2.17%) Flash
4 1 (2.17%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) JMS
4 1 (2.17%) JSP
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
4 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.17%) Spring
4 1 (2.17%) WSDL
4 1 (2.17%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (6.52%) IBM XIV
3 3 (6.52%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.17%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.17%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (28.26%) Windows
4 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 7 (15.22%) Unix
6 4 (8.70%) Solaris
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) DevOps
3 8 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 8 (17.39%) High Availability
4 7 (15.22%) Migration
5 6 (13.04%) Database Security
5 6 (13.04%) SDLC
6 5 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
6 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (10.87%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.70%) Functional Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Project Management
7 4 (8.70%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) Perl
3 11 (23.91%) Bash Shell
4 9 (19.57%) Ruby
5 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) Java
7 2 (4.35%) Python
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) CCNP
1 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.35%) CCIE
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.17%) CCDE
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) CCSP
4 1 (2.17%) CISSP
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
3 4 (8.70%) vCloud
3 4 (8.70%) XenApp
3 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.35%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Firmware
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.87%) collectd
2 5 (10.87%) Graphite
2 5 (10.87%) Nagios
2 5 (10.87%) Opsview
3 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (6.52%) Cacti
4 3 (6.52%) Puppet
4 3 (6.52%) XenMobile
5 2 (4.35%) Grafana
5 2 (4.35%) Icinga
5 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.35%) Salt
6 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.17%) SCCM
6 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) Oracle
2 21 (45.65%) Red Hat
3 16 (34.78%) VMware
4 10 (21.74%) Sybase
5 8 (17.39%) Cisco
5 8 (17.39%) HP
6 6 (13.04%) IBM
7 5 (10.87%) Citrix
8 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.70%) Sun
9 3 (6.52%) Akamai
9 3 (6.52%) Aspera
9 3 (6.52%) F5
9 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.52%) Signiant
10 2 (4.35%) EMC
10 2 (4.35%) NetApp
10 2 (4.35%) Splunk
10 2 (4.35%) Teradata
10 2 (4.35%) Veritas