The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 165 204 190
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -14
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 5 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.14% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Median daily rate £230 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +17.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £321
% change year-on-year
- +24.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.82%
Freedom of Information
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
1375 2277 2217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.24% 38.43% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1111 1825 1609
Median daily rate £465 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 41 43
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -1.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Freedom of Information
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 across the City of London region.

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Freedom of Information
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 across the City of London region.

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Legal
1 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Information Management
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media
4 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
General
1 5 (83.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (16.67%) Blog
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Information Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) SABSA
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (16.67%) CLAS
2 1 (16.67%) IISP
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix