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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 572 577 542
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -35
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 40 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 42
Median daily rate £353 £375 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £483 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £23.50 £14.85 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.24% -12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.85 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £14.85 £17.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £14.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+61.61% -15.14%
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
16654 16562 16606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.59% 32.16% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10975 10192 10281
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 629 726
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Freedom of Information as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 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 -26 20 £353 +1.43% 1
South East -11 9 £338 -22.41% 1
South West +3 7 £369 +18.00%
North West -1 2 £201 -10.88%
West Midlands -11 1 £363 +0.69%
East Midlands - 1 £230 -
Freedom of Information
UK

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information 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.

1 45 (68.18%) Data Protection
2 30 (45.45%) Freedom of Information Act
3 26 (39.39%) Management Information System
4 23 (34.85%) Data Protection Act
5 22 (33.33%) NHS
6 21 (31.82%) Legal
7 19 (28.79%) Information Governance
8 17 (25.76%) Risk Management
9 15 (22.73%) Project Management
10 13 (19.70%) Records Management
11 11 (16.67%) ITIL
11 11 (16.67%) Finance
11 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 11 (16.67%) Information Assurance
12 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
12 10 (15.15%) Information Security
13 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (12.12%) CESG Certified Professional
14 8 (12.12%) ITIL V3
14 8 (12.12%) Internet
14 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
14 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
15 7 (10.61%) Unix
15 7 (10.61%) Solaris
15 7 (10.61%) Oracle
16 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
16 6 (9.09%) Symantec
16 6 (9.09%) NetApp
16 6 (9.09%) Veritas

Freedom of Information
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 (4.55%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.52%) Drupal
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.52%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (1.52%) Foswiki
3 1 (1.52%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.52%) Liferay
3 1 (1.52%) Magnolia
3 1 (1.52%) MediaWiki
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) TWiki
3 1 (1.52%) TYPO3
3 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
3 3 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) Intranet
3 2 (3.03%) Network Security
3 2 (3.03%) VoIP
3 2 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (1.52%) Converged Networks
4 1 (1.52%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.52%) NAS
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.03%) EDMS
3 1 (1.52%) GIS
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 21 (31.82%) Legal
2 11 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Law
4 2 (3.03%) Local Government
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Architect
2 8 (12.12%) Information Manager
2 8 (12.12%) Security Architect
3 6 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (6.06%) Governance Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Head of Information
4 4 (6.06%) Information Governance Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Information Officer
4 4 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Administrator
5 3 (4.55%) Communications Officer
5 3 (4.55%) Coordinator
5 3 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (3.03%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) Developer
6 2 (3.03%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (3.03%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.03%) Web Designer
6 2 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (3.03%) CSS
2 2 (3.03%) CSS3
2 2 (3.03%) HTML5
2 2 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (1.52%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) XML
3 1 (1.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (45.45%) Freedom of Information Act
2 26 (39.39%) Management Information System
3 23 (34.85%) Data Protection Act
4 22 (33.33%) NHS
5 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.58%) CESG
6 5 (7.58%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
8 3 (4.55%) e-Learning
9 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
9 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
9 2 (3.03%) User Experience
10 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.52%) Statistics
10 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Solaris
1 7 (10.61%) Unix
2 2 (3.03%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (68.18%) Data Protection
2 19 (28.79%) Information Governance
3 17 (25.76%) Risk Management
4 15 (22.73%) Project Management
5 13 (19.70%) Records Management
6 11 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 11 (16.67%) ITIL
7 10 (15.15%) Information Security
8 8 (12.12%) ITIL V3
8 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.09%) Information Management
9 6 (9.09%) Service Design
10 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
10 5 (7.58%) TOGAF
11 4 (6.06%) Business Continuity
11 4 (6.06%) Security Architecture
11 4 (6.06%) Service Management
12 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.12%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (9.09%) CLAS
5 5 (7.58%) Degree
6 4 (6.06%) CISSP
7 2 (3.03%) CISM
7 2 (3.03%) CITP
7 2 (3.03%) IISP
8 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.52%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.52%) CISMP
8 1 (1.52%) CRISC
8 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) ISACA
8 1 (1.52%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.52%) ISSMP
8 1 (1.52%) MBCS
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.52%) RMADS
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 6 (9.09%) NetApp
3 6 (9.09%) Symantec
3 6 (9.09%) Veritas
4 2 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) Progress
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.52%) Sun
5 1 (1.52%) VMware
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