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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 152 183 200
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +17
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.097% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.079% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Average daily rate - £490 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-53.94% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 - -
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
1265 1981 2332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.21% 38.53% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1553 1689
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -15.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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
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 12 February 2016, 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
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) ERP
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (40.00%) SAP HR
4 2 (40.00%) SAP BI
4 2 (40.00%) Remedy
4 2 (40.00%) Back Office
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) SAP HCM
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) V-Model
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) Alfresco
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP HCM
1 2 (40.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (20.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) ObjectStore
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Functional Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Maximo Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Records Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle