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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 553 536 549
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 26 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.050% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 6
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£450 £404 £156
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% +158.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £517 £166
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 - - £25.00
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
16144 15216 16408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.60% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9925 9574 9667
Average daily rate £413 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £245 £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 677 603 820
Average hourly rate £18.54 £19.00 £24.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 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 23 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.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 17 £470 +14.35% 3
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Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 55 (98.21%) Data Protection Act
1 55 (98.21%) Data Protection
2 49 (87.50%) Freedom of Information
3 19 (33.93%) Information Security
3 19 (33.93%) Degree
3 19 (33.93%) Project Management
4 17 (30.36%) Management Information System
4 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
4 17 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (28.57%) CESG
5 16 (28.57%) ITIL
6 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 11 (19.64%) Information Assurance
8 10 (17.86%) Service Delivery
9 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
9 9 (16.07%) Legal
9 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2
9 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling
9 9 (16.07%) Security Architecture
9 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
9 9 (16.07%) Line Management
10 7 (12.50%) QA
10 7 (12.50%) JSP 440
10 7 (12.50%) Information Management
10 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (12.50%) Service Management
11 6 (10.71%) ISMS

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

For the 6 months to 23 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.

Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Star Schema
1 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
General
1 9 (16.07%) Legal
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 7 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Architect
3 5 (8.93%) Information Security Architect
3 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Information Architect
4 4 (7.14%) Solutions Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Systems Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Data Protection Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Compliance Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) Information Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) Information Assurance Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) Change Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Data Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Information Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) EJB
1 4 (7.14%) JSP
1 4 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (98.21%) Data Protection Act
2 49 (87.50%) Freedom of Information
3 17 (30.36%) Management Information System
3 17 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (28.57%) CESG
5 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
6 5 (8.93%) PMI
7 2 (3.57%) NHS
7 2 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (3.57%) RMADS
8 1 (1.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) UNIX
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (98.21%) Data Protection
2 19 (33.93%) Information Security
2 19 (33.93%) Project Management
3 16 (28.57%) ITIL
4 11 (19.64%) Information Assurance
5 10 (17.86%) Service Delivery
6 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
6 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2
6 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling
6 9 (16.07%) Security Architecture
6 9 (16.07%) Line Management
7 7 (12.50%) Information Management
7 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.50%) Service Management
8 6 (10.71%) ISMS
9 5 (8.93%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (7.14%) PRINCE
10 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) Degree
2 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
3 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.93%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.57%) Postgraduate
5 2 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) ISEB
6 1 (1.79%) CISA
6 1 (1.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
1 7 (12.50%) JSP 440
2 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 4 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Qualys
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle
2 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.79%) SAP
2 1 (1.79%) Sophos
2 1 (1.79%) Citrix
2 1 (1.79%) Websense
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