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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 568 526 493
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -33
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 11 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.056% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.072% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 20
Average daily rate
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£275 £407 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.34% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £268 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £457 £654
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
15252 15041 13642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.00% 31.35% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9527 8362
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 598 561
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -23 8 £275 -32.34% 29
South East -14 1 £475 -32.14%
West Midlands - 1 £360 -
North East - 1 £225 -
Freedom of Information Act
UK

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Freedom of Information Act 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 Act.

1 33 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 30 (90.91%) Data Protection
3 24 (72.73%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
5 11 (33.33%) Project Management
6 9 (27.27%) Finance
6 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (27.27%) Degree
6 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
8 7 (21.21%) Information Security
9 6 (18.18%) Legal
9 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 6 (18.18%) Information Management
9 6 (18.18%) Information Assurance
9 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
10 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
11 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
11 4 (12.12%) CESG
11 4 (12.12%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (12.12%) UNIX
11 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (12.12%) SQL
11 4 (12.12%) Solaris
11 4 (12.12%) Linux

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Freedom of Information Act 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 Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Intranet
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) NAS
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) LDAP
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (12.12%) Big Data
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Star Schema
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
1 1 (3.03%) ClearQuest
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) Ant
1 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.03%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Legal
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Security Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Developer
5 2 (6.06%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Compliance Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Information Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Information Governance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 24 (72.73%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
4 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
5 4 (12.12%) CESG
5 4 (12.12%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (9.09%) NHS
7 1 (3.03%) Open Source
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (3.03%) Cybercrime
7 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
7 1 (3.03%) Statistics
7 1 (3.03%) RMADS
7 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
1 4 (12.12%) Solaris
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Data Protection
2 11 (33.33%) Project Management
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.21%) Information Security
6 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 6 (18.18%) Information Management
6 6 (18.18%) Information Assurance
7 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
8 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE
9 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
9 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (9.09%) Analytics
9 3 (9.09%) Inmon Methodology
9 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (9.09%) Service Management
9 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) Postgraduate
4 4 (12.12%) CISSP
5 3 (9.09%) ISACA
5 3 (9.09%) CISM
6 2 (6.06%) MBCS
6 2 (6.06%) CITP
6 2 (6.06%) ISEB
6 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) CISA
7 1 (3.03%) CISMP
7 1 (3.03%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) GMP
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
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