The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.81% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £369 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £14.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+61.61% -15.14%
Freedom of Information
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
252 197 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.13% 22.36% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 146 126
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 11
Median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +16.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £29.10 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Freedom of Information
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Solaris
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) NetBackup
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Veritas
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Solaris
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) NetBackup
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) NetApp
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Symantec
1 6 (85.71%) Veritas