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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 607 611 589
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 3 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.014% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.020% 0.041% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 16
Median daily rate - £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £413 £475
% change year-on-year
-54.54% -13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.51
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
14923 16998 16929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.64% 33.56% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9677 10832 10863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 724 719
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.51 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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
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 3 December 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 -15 2 - - 1
West Midlands -8 1 - -
Freedom of Information Act
UK

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 24 (96.00%) Freedom of Information
2 23 (92.00%) Data Protection
3 16 (64.00%) Management Information System
4 13 (52.00%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 10 (40.00%) Unix
5 10 (40.00%) Solaris
6 9 (36.00%) Project Management
7 8 (32.00%) Oracle
8 7 (28.00%) Records Management
9 6 (24.00%) Information Governance
9 6 (24.00%) Symantec
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) NetApp
9 6 (24.00%) Veritas
9 6 (24.00%) NHS
9 6 (24.00%) NetBackup
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (24.00%) Information Management
9 6 (24.00%) Document Management
10 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 4 (16.00%) CentOS
11 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (16.00%) DevOps
11 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (16.00%) Linux
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco

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 (8.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (8.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Administrator
1 8 (32.00%) Unix Administrator
2 7 (28.00%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (28.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Information Officer
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) ETL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) NetBackup Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Information
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.00%) Information Governance Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 24 (96.00%) Freedom of Information
2 16 (64.00%) Management Information System
3 13 (52.00%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (24.00%) NHS
5 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.00%) CESG
7 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Solaris
1 10 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) CentOS
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Data Protection
2 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (36.00%) Project Management
4 7 (28.00%) Records Management
5 6 (24.00%) Document Management
5 6 (24.00%) Information Governance
5 6 (24.00%) Information Management
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (12.00%) Data Security
7 3 (12.00%) Security Management
8 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) Content Management
8 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.00%) ETL
8 2 (8.00%) Information Retrieval
8 2 (8.00%) Inmon Methodology
8 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) NetApp
2 6 (24.00%) Symantec
2 6 (24.00%) Veritas
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft