Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Informatics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Informatics over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Informatics
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 804 794 781
Rank change year-on-year -10 -13 -49
Contract jobs citing Informatics 53 79 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.081% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.096% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 53 73
England median daily rate £380 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.88% +22.22% +3.85%
10th Percentile £145 £95 £163
90th Percentile £606 £520 £520
UK median daily rate £380 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +16.92% -3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
England median hourly rate £14.74 £17.94 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.83% - -
UK median hourly rate £14.74 £18.63 -
% change year-on-year -20.86% - -

Informatics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80259 82302 85123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.62% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54003 54838 56099
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 2151 2525
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Informatics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Informatics in England

Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Informatics in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Informatics in England

Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Informatics in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Informatics in England

Informatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Informatics in England

Informatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Informatics in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Informatics in England

Informatics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 31 £440 -7.37% 5
North of England +61 12 £157 +64.74% 4
Yorkshire +19 6 £288 +206.67% 2
North East +64 4 £150 +46.34%
South West -11 4 £319 -22.73%
South East -13 3 £124 -75.69% 1
North West +22 2 £177 -45.69% 2
Midlands +20 2 £475 +128.92%
East Midlands -8 2 £475 +5.56%
East of England -30 1 - - 2
Informatics
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Informatics.

1 29 (54.72%) NHS
2 26 (49.06%) Health Informatics
3 18 (33.96%) SQL
4 16 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (24.53%) Finance
6 12 (22.64%) Analytics
7 11 (20.75%) Migration
8 10 (18.87%) Marketing
9 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (16.98%) Electronic Patient Records
9 9 (16.98%) Tableau
9 9 (16.98%) Degree
9 9 (16.98%) Resource Management
9 9 (16.98%) Data Migration
10 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
10 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.21%) LIMS
11 7 (13.21%) e-Health
11 7 (13.21%) PACS
11 7 (13.21%) HL7
12 6 (11.32%) QA
12 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
12 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (9.43%) MS Access
13 5 (9.43%) Windows
13 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
13 5 (9.43%) Project Management

Informatics
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) LAN
1 4 (7.55%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.89%) ISDN
2 1 (1.89%) MPLS
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) PBX
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) VLAN
2 1 (1.89%) VoIP
2 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Electronic Patient Records
2 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.43%) MS Access
4 3 (5.66%) Power BI
4 3 (5.66%) PowerPivot
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.77%) Big Data
5 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (3.77%) QlikView
6 1 (1.89%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.89%) GIS
6 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) MySQL
6 1 (1.89%) Semantic Layer
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) Selenium
1 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Publishing
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Information Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Technical Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Chief Information Officer
5 2 (3.77%) CIO
5 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Development Manager
5 2 (3.77%) IT Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) SSIS Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Tableau Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) ODBC
2 1 (1.89%) Akka
2 1 (1.89%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.89%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 29 (54.72%) NHS
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.21%) e-Health
3 7 (13.21%) LIMS
3 7 (13.21%) PACS
4 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Health Informatics
2 16 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (22.64%) Analytics
4 11 (20.75%) Migration
5 9 (16.98%) Data Migration
5 9 (16.98%) Resource Management
6 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.43%) Project Management
8 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.55%) Information Governance
8 4 (7.55%) SEO
9 3 (5.66%) Benchmarking
9 3 (5.66%) Change Management
9 3 (5.66%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
9 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
10 2 (3.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) C#
2 2 (3.77%) C++
2 2 (3.77%) Java
2 2 (3.77%) Scala
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) Go
3 1 (1.89%) Perl
3 1 (1.89%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) Ruby
3 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) CCNA
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.89%) MCP
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PhD
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) HL7
2 6 (11.32%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) SLA
4 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Ceph
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
1 1 (1.89%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Tableau
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Cerner
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) NetApp
5 1 (1.89%) Progress
5 1 (1.89%) SAP