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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Informix
Rank 616 599 592
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing Informix 24 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.065% 0.062%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.20% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 14
Average daily rate £450 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £306 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £395 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £309
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +19.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average 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
12166 12738 12453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.78% 22.85% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8234 8211 7827
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 166 216
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.10 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £15.30 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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
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 April 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 14 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -36 17 £431 +16.55% 5
Yorkshire +3 8 £463 +25.00% 3
Leeds +2 8 £463 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire -4 8 £463 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh -3 7 £450 +16.12%
Scotland -16 7 £450 +22.03% 2
London -10 4 £513 -31.66%
South East -18 4 £400 +26.98% 1
Surrey -13 2 £375 +12.78% 1
Middlesex - 2 £400 -
Harrow - 1 £555 -
Poole - 1 £295 -
Dorset - 1 £295 -
South West - 1 £295 -

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 31 (72.09%) SQL
1 31 (72.09%) Oracle
2 23 (53.49%) Linux
3 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
4 19 (44.19%) Red Hat
5 18 (41.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (34.88%) MongoDB
6 15 (34.88%) VMware
6 15 (34.88%) Windows
7 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
8 13 (30.23%) Perl
9 12 (27.91%) RDBMS
9 12 (27.91%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
9 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
11 10 (23.26%) DevOps
11 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
11 10 (23.26%) Cisco
12 9 (20.93%) HP
12 9 (20.93%) Sybase
12 9 (20.93%) MySQL
12 9 (20.93%) Games
12 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
12 9 (20.93%) High Availability
13 8 (18.60%) SAN
13 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
14 7 (16.28%) DNS
14 7 (16.28%) Unix

Informix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
1 6 (13.95%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.98%) Node.js
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.98%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) SAN
2 7 (16.28%) DNS
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (13.95%) DHCP
3 6 (13.95%) Firewall
3 6 (13.95%) Internet
4 5 (11.63%) FWSM
5 4 (9.30%) Skype
6 3 (6.98%) BGP
6 3 (6.98%) EIGRP
6 3 (6.98%) MPLS
6 3 (6.98%) OSPF
6 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.98%) VPN
7 2 (4.65%) HSRP
7 2 (4.65%) LAN
7 2 (4.65%) LDAP
7 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.65%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (4.65%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.88%) MongoDB
3 12 (27.91%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (27.91%) RDBMS
3 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
4 9 (20.93%) MySQL
4 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
5 5 (11.63%) DB2
6 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (6.98%) QlikView
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) ERwin
3 2 (4.65%) Hudson
3 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
General
1 9 (20.93%) Games
2 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Advertising
4 2 (4.65%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Finance
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Architect
1 8 (18.60%) Consultant
2 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Database Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Broadcast Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Data Modeller
6 2 (4.65%) Database Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Cloud Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) PostGIS
2 3 (6.98%) jBPM
2 3 (6.98%) LAMP
3 2 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.65%) ELK Stack
3 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) EJB
4 1 (2.33%) Flash
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) JMS
4 1 (2.33%) JSP
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) Spring
4 1 (2.33%) WSDL
4 1 (2.33%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (9.30%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.98%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (6.98%) IBM XIV
5 2 (4.65%) Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) Video on Demand
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.33%) Symmetrix
6 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Linux
2 18 (41.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (34.88%) Windows
4 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
5 7 (16.28%) Unix
6 5 (11.63%) Solaris
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) DevOps
3 9 (20.93%) High Availability
4 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
5 7 (16.28%) Migration
6 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (13.95%) Database Security
6 6 (13.95%) SDLC
7 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (11.63%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Kanban
8 4 (9.30%) Project Management
8 4 (9.30%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (9.30%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) Perl
3 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.63%) Ruby
4 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.65%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) CCNP
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.65%) CCIE
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.33%) CCDE
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) CCSP
4 1 (2.33%) CISSP
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
3 5 (11.63%) vCloud
4 4 (9.30%) XenApp
4 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) Firmware
7 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Graphite
1 6 (13.95%) Nagios
1 6 (13.95%) Opsview
2 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.30%) Cacti
3 4 (9.30%) collectd
3 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.98%) XenMobile
5 2 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.65%) Grafana
5 2 (4.65%) Icinga
5 2 (4.65%) Puppet
5 2 (4.65%) Salt
5 2 (4.65%) SCCM
5 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Oracle
2 19 (44.19%) Red Hat
3 15 (34.88%) VMware
4 10 (23.26%) Cisco
5 9 (20.93%) HP
5 9 (20.93%) Sybase
6 6 (13.95%) Citrix
6 6 (13.95%) IBM
7 5 (11.63%) Sun
8 4 (9.30%) F5
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.98%) Akamai
9 3 (6.98%) EMC
9 3 (6.98%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.98%) Veritas
10 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.65%) NetApp
10 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.65%) Splunk
10 2 (4.65%) Teradata
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