The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Informatics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 26 June 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 40 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing Informatics 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.98% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £118 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £356 £444
% change year-on-year -8.77% -19.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.07 £17.75 -
% change year-on-year +41.21% -  

Informatics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 213 254 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.19% 78.40% 77.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 174 120
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +81.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Informatics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Informatics in Kent

Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Informatics in Kent

Informatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Informatics in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Informatics.

1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 4 (57.14%) Health Informatics
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WLAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) QlikView

Informatics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
1 4 (57.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) QlikView
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Network Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Information Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Network Architect
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) SSIS Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SSRS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Health Informatics
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
1 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco