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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 202 211 212
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 3 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.44% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 1
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£450 £418 £166
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +151.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £220 £165
% change year-on-year
+98.86% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2034 2753 2758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.60% 37.91% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1539 2078 2046
Average daily rate £470 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 65
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.65 £39.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CESG
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISMS
4 1 (14.29%) RMADS
4 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Local Government
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Information Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Compliance Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Advisor
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Service Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) EJB
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (42.86%) CESG
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (14.29%) RMADS
4 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISMS
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft