The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £525
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.70
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -1.36%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
572 439 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.04% 17.86% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 162 278
Average daily rate £375 £355 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £13.09 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Freedom of Information
South East

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Freedom of Information
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Freedom of Information also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Freedom of Information.

1 4 (100.00%) EDRMS
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) Information Management
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Intranet
3 2 (50.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (50.00%) Meridio
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (50.00%) IDOL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Freedom of Information also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Freedom of Information. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) EDRMS
2 2 (50.00%) IDOL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (50.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) Information Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Meridio