The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 116 - 106
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Informatics 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% - 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£165 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.46% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.95 £11.75
% change year-on-year
- +154.89%
Informatics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
657 684 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.42% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 329 286
Average daily rate £384 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 39
Average hourly rate £20.75 £26.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.79% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.99 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Informatics across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Informatics across the West Midlands region.

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Informatics across the West Midlands region.

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Informatics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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Shropshire - 1 £165 -
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (100.00%) NHS
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) EDMS
5 1 (14.29%) BS7799
5 1 (14.29%) DTV
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MS Access
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) OLAP
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) OLAP
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) EDMS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) DTV
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) BS7799
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP