The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 605 601 550
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -51
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 16 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.022% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.098% 0.069% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 23
Median daily rate £600 £275 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -33.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £238 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £495 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £29.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Freedom of Information Act
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16283 15899 15572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.01% 32.25% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10682 9878 9732
Median daily rate £434 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 629 686
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.86 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.49 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Freedom of Information Act as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Act Jobs Demand Trend in England

Freedom of Information Act
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Freedom of Information Act Daily Rate Trend in England

Freedom of Information Act
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Freedom of Information Act Daily Rate Histogram in England

Freedom of Information Act
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Freedom of Information Act Hourly Rate Trend in England

Freedom of Information Act
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 13 £625 +127.27%
South West - 2 £363 -
North West - 1 £235 - 1
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Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 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 England region with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 32 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 28 (87.50%) Data Protection
3 16 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (46.88%) Management Information System
5 13 (40.63%) Risk Management
6 12 (37.50%) Legal
7 11 (34.38%) Project Management
8 10 (31.25%) Information Assurance
8 10 (31.25%) CESG Certified Professional
9 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) Internet
10 8 (25.00%) NHS
10 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (21.88%) ITIL V3
11 7 (21.88%) Information Governance
11 7 (21.88%) Unix
11 7 (21.88%) Solaris
11 7 (21.88%) ITIL
12 6 (18.75%) NetApp
12 6 (18.75%) Veritas
12 6 (18.75%) Oracle
12 6 (18.75%) Symantec
12 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
12 6 (18.75%) Finance
12 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
12 6 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (18.75%) Information Security
12 6 (18.75%) Service Design
13 5 (15.63%) CLAS

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 2 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) Converged Networks
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) NAS
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) EDMS
1 1 (3.13%) GIS
General
1 12 (37.50%) Legal
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Architect
2 10 (31.25%) Security Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Coordinator
4 3 (9.38%) Governance Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Information Governance Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Information Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.25%) CISSP Architect
5 2 (6.25%) CLAS Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Information Officer
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Security Architect
5 2 (6.25%) NHS Information Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Maximo Architect
Miscellaneous
1 32 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 16 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (46.88%) Management Information System
4 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (25.00%) NHS
6 5 (15.63%) CESG
6 5 (15.63%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (3.13%) e-Learning
7 1 (3.13%) Health Informatics
7 1 (3.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Solaris
1 7 (21.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Data Protection
2 13 (40.63%) Risk Management
3 11 (34.38%) Project Management
4 10 (31.25%) Information Assurance
5 7 (21.88%) Information Governance
5 7 (21.88%) ITIL
5 7 (21.88%) ITIL V3
6 6 (18.75%) Information Security
6 6 (18.75%) Service Design
7 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) Records Management
8 4 (12.50%) SABSA
8 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
9 3 (9.38%) Service Management
10 2 (6.25%) DevOps
10 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
11 1 (3.13%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) CESG Certified Professional
2 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) CLAS
5 4 (12.50%) CISSP
5 4 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (6.25%) CISM
6 2 (6.25%) IISP
7 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.13%) CCIE
7 1 (3.13%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.13%) CISMP
7 1 (3.13%) CITP
7 1 (3.13%) CRISC
7 1 (3.13%) ECDL
7 1 (3.13%) ISACA
7 1 (3.13%) ISSAP
7 1 (3.13%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) NetApp
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
1 6 (18.75%) Symantec
1 6 (18.75%) Veritas
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) SAP