The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Health Informatics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Health Informatics over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Healthcare Informatics
England / North West
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 157 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Contract jobs citing Health Informatics 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.035% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £108 £305 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £363 £288
% change year-on-year -43.44% +26.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +110.61% -  

Health 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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2312 3256 3079
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.78% 81.89% 79.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1416 1996 1680
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 104 143
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.91 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Health Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Health Informatics in the North West

Health Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Health Informatics in the North West

Health Informatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Health Informatics in the North West

Health Informatics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Health Informatics within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +30 1 £108 -61.60%
Health Informatics
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Health 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 North West region with a requirement for Health Informatics.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (100.00%) Informatics
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) Chip and PIN

Health Informatics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Break Fix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Printer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Informatics
1 2 (100.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared