The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information 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 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 570 539 520
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -19
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 26 54 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.36% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 43
Average daily rate £255 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.89% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £204 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £560 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £148 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
-57.76% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.18 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 - -
Freedom of Information
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
15327 14891 14927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.48% 31.62% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10014 9364 9160
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 641 629
Average hourly rate £21.40 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.50 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in England

Freedom of Information
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 across the England region.

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in England

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Histogram in England

Freedom of Information
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 across the England region.

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Trend in England

Freedom of Information
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Freedom of Information
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 11 £273 -33.12% 3
Yorkshire - 6 £121 -
South East +17 3 £230 -51.57%
West Midlands -15 2 £388 +115.27%
North West -18 2 £145 -61.84%
North East -21 2 £475 +35.71%
Freedom of Information
UK

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Freedom of Information 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.

1 32 (56.14%) Data Protection
2 26 (45.61%) NHS
3 24 (42.11%) Freedom of Information Act
3 24 (42.11%) Information Governance
4 23 (40.35%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 19 (33.33%) Legal
6 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
7 13 (22.81%) Service Delivery
8 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 12 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (15.79%) Finance
9 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (14.04%) Project Management
10 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
10 8 (14.04%) Information Security
10 8 (14.04%) Records Management
11 7 (12.28%) Coaching
11 7 (12.28%) Degree
11 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
12 6 (10.53%) ITIL
13 5 (8.77%) MS Office
13 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (7.02%) Information Management
14 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
14 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
14 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
14 4 (7.02%) Time Management

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Freedom of Information 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) CMS
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.75%) Drupal
3 1 (1.75%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (1.75%) Foswiki
3 1 (1.75%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.75%) Liferay
3 1 (1.75%) Magnolia
3 1 (1.75%) MediaWiki
3 1 (1.75%) TWiki
3 1 (1.75%) TYPO3
3 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.77%) MS Office
3 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.51%) MS Project
4 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP HCM
1 2 (3.51%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.75%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.75%) PaaS
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Intranet
1 3 (5.26%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) VoIP
2 2 (3.51%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) Converged Networks
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) NAS
3 1 (1.75%) SAN
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) SAP BI
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.75%) ObjectStore
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.75%) QlikView
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 19 (33.33%) Legal
2 9 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Law
4 2 (3.51%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Information Manager
2 9 (15.79%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Governance Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Information Governance Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Information Officer
4 7 (12.28%) Information Governance Officer
5 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Business Data Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Communications Officer
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.26%) NHS Information Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Designer
8 2 (3.51%) ICT Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Information Assurance Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.51%) SAP Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (45.61%) NHS
2 24 (42.11%) Freedom of Information Act
3 23 (40.35%) Data Protection Act
4 19 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.26%) e-Learning
7 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.51%) User Experience
8 1 (1.75%) CESG
8 1 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.75%) Informatics
8 1 (1.75%) Statistics
8 1 (1.75%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) CentOS
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
1 1 (1.75%) Solaris
1 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Data Protection
2 24 (42.11%) Information Governance
3 13 (22.81%) Service Delivery
4 12 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.04%) Information Security
5 8 (14.04%) Project Management
5 8 (14.04%) Records Management
5 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.28%) Coaching
6 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
7 6 (10.53%) ITIL
8 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.02%) Information Management
9 4 (7.02%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.02%) Time Management
10 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity
10 3 (5.26%) CRM
10 3 (5.26%) ETL
10 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) C
3 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) ISEB
3 2 (3.51%) CBAP
3 2 (3.51%) CISSP
3 2 (3.51%) CLAS
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) APMG
4 1 (1.75%) CISM
4 1 (1.75%) CISMP
4 1 (1.75%) CITP
4 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.75%) LPIC
4 1 (1.75%) MBCS
4 1 (1.75%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.75%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Remedy
3 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) Capita
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
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