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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 156 199 200
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +1
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 1 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.036% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.077% 0.096% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate £625 £245 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+155.10% -42.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £14.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+61.61% -15.14%
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
1294 2086 2392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.07% 37.23% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1051 1601 1792
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 37
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.73 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £65.55 £45.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Freedom of Information 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.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (50.00%) IISP
2 1 (50.00%) CLAS
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Maximo
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Freedom of Information 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Maximo Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (50.00%) CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) IISP
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
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