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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
UK / England
Rank 572 597 577
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 7 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.031% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.054% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 15
Median daily rate £280 £356 £543
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.40% -34.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £121 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £398 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate - £363 £380
% change year-on-year
- -4.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £24.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.00 -

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
13065 14836 14550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.20% 31.11% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8468 9727 9075
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 540 601
Median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £18.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.81% +18.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +26 7 £280 +9.80%
Freedom of Information Act
UK

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 11 (91.67%) Data Protection
3 8 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (41.67%) NHS
4 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) Solaris
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) Information Governance
6 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (16.67%) Data Encryption
7 2 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (16.67%) Big Data
7 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (16.67%) Star Schema
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Governance Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Information Governance Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (25.00%) NHS Information Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Head of Information
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Knowledge Management
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 8 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Data Protection
2 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Encryption
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Data Security
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
3 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco