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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 115 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.044% 0.039% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £398 £338
% change year-on-year
- +17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.80 £18.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-42.62% -5.88%
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
695 778 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.46% 30.43% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 423 394
Median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.49% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £534 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 35 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

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
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Berkshire region.

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Freedom of Information
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidenhead - 1 £500 -
Freedom of Information
South East

Freedom of Information
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Records Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Records Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco