The 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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 143 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.084% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £190
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +44.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.53 - £25.00
Freedom of Information
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
907 741 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.52% 31.23% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 361 343
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £219 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 86 97
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.43 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Data Entry
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Information Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Services Delivery Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Service Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Governance Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
1 4 (57.14%) Data Entry
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Information Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared