The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 530 525 548
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 27 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.054% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 7
Average daily rate
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£447 £412 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% +106.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £312 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £486 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £545 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+81.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12754 12536 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.83% 26.91% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7812 7723 7828
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 520 555 707
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Freedom of Information Act
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 59 (98.33%) Data Protection
2 58 (96.67%) Data Protection Act
3 56 (93.33%) Freedom of Information
4 26 (43.33%) ITIL
5 21 (35.00%) Project Management
6 17 (28.33%) Degree
7 15 (25.00%) Service Management
7 15 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 14 (23.33%) Service Delivery
9 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
10 12 (20.00%) Risk Management
10 12 (20.00%) Information Security
11 11 (18.33%) CESG
11 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
12 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
13 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2
14 8 (13.33%) SLA
14 8 (13.33%) Finance
14 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (13.33%) Data Analysis
14 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
15 7 (11.67%) Information Management
15 7 (11.67%) PRINCE
15 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
16 6 (10.00%) Legal
16 6 (10.00%) QA
17 5 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
17 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
17 5 (8.33%) PMI

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (1.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.67%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Project
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Intranet
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) DHCP
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.67%) Star Schema
1 4 (6.67%) Big Data
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
3 1 (1.67%) Law
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Data Analyst
3 5 (8.33%) Architect
3 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Systems Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 4 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 3 (5.00%) Service Transition Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (5.00%) Data Protection Consultant
5 3 (5.00%) Consultant
5 3 (5.00%) Information Architect
5 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) EJB
1 4 (6.67%) JSP
1 4 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (96.67%) Data Protection Act
2 56 (93.33%) Freedom of Information
3 15 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 11 (18.33%) CESG
5 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 5 (8.33%) PMI
7 3 (5.00%) NHS
8 1 (1.67%) Statistics
8 1 (1.67%) Informatics
8 1 (1.67%) FMCG
8 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) UNIX
1 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (98.33%) Data Protection
2 26 (43.33%) ITIL
3 21 (35.00%) Project Management
4 15 (25.00%) Service Management
5 14 (23.33%) Service Delivery
6 12 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 12 (20.00%) Information Security
7 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
8 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (13.33%) Data Analysis
10 7 (11.67%) Information Management
10 7 (11.67%) PRINCE
11 5 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (6.67%) ITSM
12 4 (6.67%) Information Assurance
12 4 (6.67%) Security Architecture
12 4 (6.67%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) Java
1 4 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Degree
2 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.33%) PMI Certification
5 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CISSP
6 1 (1.67%) CISA
6 1 (1.67%) CISM
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
2 6 (10.00%) QA
3 4 (6.67%) JSP 440
4 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.67%) XenApp
1 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) HP
3 1 (1.67%) Citrix
3 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.67%) Qualys
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