The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £273
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +46.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.31 £14.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-23.87% -15.14%
Freedom of Information
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
706 771 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.20% 30.46% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 380 344
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £225 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.22 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.60% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.20 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.73 £43.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Freedom of Information as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Freedom of Information
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Records Management

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Records Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality