The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £545
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -33.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Freedom of Information Act
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
225 247 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.85% 26.30% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 156 120
Median daily rate £400 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £278 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £585 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 12
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.84 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.39% +5.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.36 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £17.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Freedom of Information Act Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire