The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank - 62 -
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.25% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £280 £218
% change year-on-year
+41.96% +28.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+24.70% +20.68%
Freedom of Information
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
249 215 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.49% 26.98% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 113 89
Average daily rate £413 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £513 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 11
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £16.84
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.06 £14.15 £14.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Freedom of Information
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Cheshire region.

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire