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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 552 543 548
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 26 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.041% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 5
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£450 £412 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% +149.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £286 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £638 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 - £283
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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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
13209 12944 13581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.85% 26.50% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8026 8110 8038
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 549 721
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £44.67 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 56 (98.25%) Data Protection Act
1 56 (98.25%) Data Protection
2 51 (89.47%) Freedom of Information
3 22 (38.60%) Project Management
4 21 (36.84%) ITIL
5 16 (28.07%) Management Information System
6 15 (26.32%) Information Security
6 15 (26.32%) Degree
7 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
7 13 (22.81%) CESG
8 12 (21.05%) Risk Management
8 12 (21.05%) Service Management
8 12 (21.05%) Service Delivery
9 10 (17.54%) Data Modelling
9 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
10 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
11 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
12 7 (12.28%) Finance
12 7 (12.28%) PRINCE
12 7 (12.28%) Information Assurance
12 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
12 7 (12.28%) QA
12 7 (12.28%) Data Analysis
12 7 (12.28%) Information Management
12 7 (12.28%) Line Management
13 6 (10.53%) JSP 440
13 6 (10.53%) Security Architecture
13 6 (10.53%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.02%) Star Schema
1 4 (7.02%) Big Data
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Analyst
2 7 (12.28%) Data Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Security Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Information Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Information Security Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Solutions Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Change Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Systems Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Information Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Data Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Service Transition Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Data Protection Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Information Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) EJB
1 4 (7.02%) JSP
1 4 (7.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (98.25%) Data Protection Act
2 51 (89.47%) Freedom of Information
3 16 (28.07%) Management Information System
4 13 (22.81%) CESG
5 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
6 5 (8.77%) PMI
7 2 (3.51%) NHS
8 1 (1.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) UNIX
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (98.25%) Data Protection
2 22 (38.60%) Project Management
3 21 (36.84%) ITIL
4 15 (26.32%) Information Security
5 12 (21.05%) Service Management
5 12 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 12 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 10 (17.54%) Data Modelling
7 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.28%) Information Management
9 7 (12.28%) Data Analysis
9 7 (12.28%) PRINCE
9 7 (12.28%) Information Assurance
9 7 (12.28%) Line Management
10 6 (10.53%) Security Architecture
11 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.77%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (7.02%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) Java
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
3 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.51%) CISSP
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CISA
6 1 (1.75%) CISM
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 6 (10.53%) JSP 440
3 4 (7.02%) SLA
4 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) Citrix
3 1 (1.75%) Sophos
3 1 (1.75%) Websense
3 1 (1.75%) Qualys
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