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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 567 539 538
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 21 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.044% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 7
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£450 £410 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +148.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £220 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £598 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £220 £165
% change year-on-year
+98.86% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
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
16548 15435 15940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.14% 32.09% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10446 9856 9526
Average daily rate £420 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 693 606 776
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £22.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -18.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
London +7 12 £450 +5.88% 1
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Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 49 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 49 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 42 (85.71%) Freedom of Information
3 18 (36.73%) Information Security
3 18 (36.73%) Management Information System
4 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
5 16 (32.65%) CESG
5 16 (32.65%) Project Management
6 13 (26.53%) Degree
6 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
8 11 (22.45%) Information Assurance
9 10 (20.41%) Legal
10 9 (18.37%) Security Architecture
11 8 (16.33%) Information Management
11 8 (16.33%) ITIL
12 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling
12 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (14.29%) QA
12 7 (14.29%) JSP 440
12 7 (14.29%) Line Management
12 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
13 6 (12.24%) Data Structures
13 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
13 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
13 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
14 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
14 5 (10.20%) Intranet
14 5 (10.20%) ISMS
15 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.04%) Star Schema
1 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.04%) Big Data
General
1 10 (20.41%) Legal
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Local Government
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Finance
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Data Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Information Security Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Information Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Change Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Compliance Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Information Assurance Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Data Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Information Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Data Protection Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Information Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Data Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) XSLT
2 2 (4.08%) XHTML
2 2 (4.08%) jQuery
2 2 (4.08%) HTML5
2 2 (4.08%) CSS3
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (4.08%) HTML
2 2 (4.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) JSP
3 1 (2.04%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 49 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 42 (85.71%) Freedom of Information
3 18 (36.73%) Management Information System
4 16 (32.65%) CESG
5 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (12.24%) Data Structures
6 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.08%) RMADS
7 2 (4.08%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (4.08%) PMI
7 2 (4.08%) NHS
7 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
1 2 (4.08%) Android
1 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 18 (36.73%) Information Security
3 16 (32.65%) Project Management
4 11 (22.45%) Information Assurance
5 9 (18.37%) Security Architecture
6 8 (16.33%) Information Management
6 8 (16.33%) ITIL
7 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.29%) Line Management
7 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.20%) ISMS
10 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.16%) Service Management
10 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (6.12%) Technical Analysis
12 2 (4.08%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.08%) XPath
2 1 (2.04%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) Degree
3 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.08%) Postgraduate
4 2 (4.08%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ISEB
5 1 (2.04%) CISA
5 1 (2.04%) CISM
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
1 7 (14.29%) JSP 440
2 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.12%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Citrix
2 1 (2.04%) Sophos
2 1 (2.04%) Websense
2 1 (2.04%) Qualys
2 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.04%) SAP
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