The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 195 200 225
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +25
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.056% 0.034% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.095% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £433 -
% change year-on-year
-24.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - -
Freedom of Information Act
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2046 2102 2798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.07% 36.15% 38.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1478 2063
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 64
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Freedom of Information Act Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Freedom of Information Act
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Freedom of Information Act Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Freedom of Information Act
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Freedom of Information Act Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Freedom of Information Act
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Freedom of Information Act Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Freedom of Information Act 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 Act.

1 5 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Information Management
4 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) ObjectStore
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Freedom of Information Act 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 Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (20.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
1 2 (40.00%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) ObjectStore
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Records Manager
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (40.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Management
2 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Google