The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 146 112 136
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +24
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.063% 0.044% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £138 £225 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -64.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £263 £525
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -19.44%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
671 452 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.23% 19.91% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 226 295
Average daily rate £353 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 53 70
Average hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £48.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Freedom of Information across the East of England region.

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Freedom of Information
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information across the East of England region.

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Freedom of Information
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (66.67%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (66.67%) NHS
2 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) E-Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Trainer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Governance Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (66.67%) Freedom of Information Act
1 2 (66.67%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft