The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 42 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.20% - 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.97% - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £235
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +55.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 40.40% 24.49% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 25 21
Average daily rate £345 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 3
Average hourly rate £26.83 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.65% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £14.44 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £79.75 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Freedom of Information
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Balanced Scorecard
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Balanced Scorecard
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA