Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 21 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.

Healthcare Informatics
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 864 866
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2 -12
Contract jobs citing Health Informatics 27 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.019% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 15
UK median daily rate £300 £103 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +192.68% -73.38% +10.00%
10th Percentile £108 £91 £185
90th Percentile £435 £334 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £95 £385
% change year-on-year +57.89% -75.32% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median hourly rate £8.83 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.77% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.83 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year -19.77% - -

Health 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87132 87864 92880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.90% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58048 58076 60168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2060 2332 2734
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

Health Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Health Informatics in the UK

Health Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Health Informatics in the UK

Health Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Health Informatics over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Health Informatics in the UK

Health Informatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Health Informatics in the UK

Health Informatics
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +26 24 £300 +215.79% 4
UK excluding London +17 14 £150 +57.89% 3
London -7 13 £313 -3.85% 1
North of England +55 9 £150 +57.89% 3
Yorkshire +24 5 £288 +210.81% 1
North East +67 4 £150 +46.34%
Wales +13 3 £115 -47.13%
South East 0 1 £300 -
East of England -7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 with a requirement for Health Informatics.

1 27 (100.00%) Informatics
2 13 (48.15%) NHS
3 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (33.33%) Migration
5 8 (29.63%) Resource Management
5 8 (29.63%) Marketing
5 8 (29.63%) Analytics
6 7 (25.93%) Electronic Patient Records
6 7 (25.93%) HL7
6 7 (25.93%) Data Migration
6 7 (25.93%) PACS
6 7 (25.93%) e-Health
6 7 (25.93%) LIMS
6 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
7 5 (18.52%) Windows
8 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (14.81%) SEO
8 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 3 (11.11%) QA
9 3 (11.11%) Tableau
9 3 (11.11%) Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) Cerner
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (11.11%) Benchmarking

Health Informatics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Electronic Patient Records
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) MS Access
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (7.41%) Power BI
5 1 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
3 3 (11.11%) IT Support
3 3 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (11.11%) IT Technician
3 3 (11.11%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Procurement Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Performance Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Tableau Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) NHS
2 7 (25.93%) e-Health
2 7 (25.93%) LIMS
2 7 (25.93%) PACS
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Informatics
2 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (33.33%) Migration
4 8 (29.63%) Analytics
4 8 (29.63%) Resource Management
5 7 (25.93%) Data Migration
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.81%) SEO
6 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Benchmarking
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
8 2 (7.41%) Statistics
9 1 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (3.70%) Prototyping
9 1 (3.70%) SDLC
9 1 (3.70%) Service Continuity Management
9 1 (3.70%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) HL7
2 3 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Cerner
2 3 (11.11%) Tableau
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco