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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 196 199 198
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 4 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.071% 0.13% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.35% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Average daily rate
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£520 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £496 £220 £319
% change year-on-year
+125.56% -31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.14
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
2049 2585 2246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.32% 38.03% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1913 1725
Average daily rate £475 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 60
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.84 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £42.50 £66.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 6 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (83.33%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 2 (33.33%) CESG
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ISMS
5 1 (16.67%) RMADS
5 1 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Information Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Local Government
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Statistics
5 1 (16.67%) Operations Research

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Information Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Advisor
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (83.33%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) CESG
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (16.67%) RMADS
5 1 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISMS
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Operations Research
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
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