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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £161 £338
% change year-on-year
+117.05% -52.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.26 £16.50 £27.53
% change year-on-year
-19.65% -40.05%
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
264 355 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.17% 30.50% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 239 120
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £313 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £538 £617
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.67 £14.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.34 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 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