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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 603 604 570
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -34
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 17 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.028% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.086% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 18
Median daily rate £600 £300 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £241 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £256 £360 £440
% change year-on-year
-29.02% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.50 - -
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
16408 16250 15835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.21% 32.46% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10776 10348 9817
Median daily rate £435 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 590 643
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.71 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.23% -8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 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 +1 16 £613 +122.72%
South West - 1 £350 -
Freedom of Information Act
UK

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 33 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 30 (90.91%) Data Protection
3 18 (54.55%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
5 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
6 12 (36.36%) Legal
7 10 (30.30%) Project Management
7 10 (30.30%) Information Assurance
7 10 (30.30%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
9 8 (24.24%) NHS
9 8 (24.24%) Internet
10 7 (21.21%) ITIL
10 7 (21.21%) Unix
10 7 (21.21%) Solaris
10 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
10 7 (21.21%) Information Governance
10 7 (21.21%) Records Management
10 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (18.18%) Service Design
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle
11 6 (18.18%) NetApp
11 6 (18.18%) Veritas
11 6 (18.18%) Symantec
11 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
11 6 (18.18%) NetBackup
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (18.18%) Information Security
12 5 (15.15%) CESG

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 3 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) EDMS
1 1 (3.03%) EDRMS
1 1 (3.03%) GIS
General
1 12 (36.36%) Legal
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.12%) Finance
4 2 (6.06%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Architect
2 10 (30.30%) Security Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Governance Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Information Governance Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Information Officer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) CISSP Architect
5 2 (6.06%) CLAS Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Security Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.06%) Solaris Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 18 (54.55%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
4 8 (24.24%) NHS
5 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (15.15%) CESG
6 5 (15.15%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (3.03%) e-Learning
8 1 (3.03%) Health Informatics
8 1 (3.03%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Solaris
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Data Protection
2 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
3 10 (30.30%) Information Assurance
3 10 (30.30%) Project Management
4 7 (21.21%) Information Governance
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
4 7 (21.21%) Records Management
5 6 (18.18%) Information Security
5 6 (18.18%) Service Design
6 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (12.12%) Document Management
7 4 (12.12%) Information Management
7 4 (12.12%) SABSA
7 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
7 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
8 3 (9.09%) Content Management
8 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) CESG Certified Professional
2 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) CLAS
5 4 (12.12%) CISSP
5 4 (12.12%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) CISM
6 2 (6.06%) IISP
7 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.03%) CCIE
7 1 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CISMP
7 1 (3.03%) CITP
7 1 (3.03%) CRISC
7 1 (3.03%) ECDL
7 1 (3.03%) ISACA
7 1 (3.03%) ISSAP
7 1 (3.03%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) NetApp
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
1 6 (18.18%) Symantec
1 6 (18.18%) Veritas
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) SAP