Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 226 235
Rank change year-on-year +22 +9 -37
Contract jobs citing Informatics 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.035% 0.029% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.035% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
North West median daily rate £177 £325 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.69% +49.43% -27.50%
10th Percentile £164 £313 £155
90th Percentile £201 £338 £396
England median daily rate £380 £413 £338
% change year-on-year -7.88% +22.22% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £14.74 £17.94 -
% change year-on-year -17.83% - -

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4624 5727 6938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.08% 83.79% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3686 4208
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 166 282
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.79 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Informatics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Informatics in the North West

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 Informatics in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Informatics in the North West

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 Informatics in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Informatics in the North West

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 Informatics within the North West 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
Manchester +15 2 £177 -45.69% 2
Informatics
England

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 North West region with a requirement for Informatics.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco