The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 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
North West > Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 102 90
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12  
Contract jobs citing Informatics 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.071% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Manchester median daily rate £163 £344 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.58% +29.71%  
North West median daily rate £163 £363 £345
% change year-on-year -55.03% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1124 1474 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.72% 82.53% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 3398 2373
Manchester median daily rate £400 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +12.32%  
10th Percentile £275 £264 £258
90th Percentile £575 £575 £555
North West median daily rate £413 £415 £388
% change year-on-year -0.60% +7.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 64
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.50 £11.08
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.40 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  

Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Informatics in Manchester

Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Informatics in Manchester

Informatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Informatics in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Informatics.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) NHS
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

Informatics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) ISDN
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco