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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 535 531 533
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 48 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.071% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 8
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£391 £355 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.18% +52.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £210 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £517 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £210 £300
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £25.00
Freedom of Information
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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
13306 12787 13590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.00% 26.57% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8068 8002 8055
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 545 721
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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 +21 27 £432 +8.67% 1
North West -8 5 £401 -
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
South West -35 1 £225 +76.47%
Freedom of Information
UK

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 64 (68.09%) Data Protection
2 49 (52.13%) Data Protection Act
2 49 (52.13%) Freedom of Information Act
3 33 (35.11%) Management Information System
4 25 (26.60%) Project Management
5 22 (23.40%) ITIL
5 22 (23.40%) Degree
6 20 (21.28%) Service Delivery
7 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
8 15 (15.96%) Service Management
8 15 (15.96%) Data Modelling
8 15 (15.96%) Information Management
9 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
10 13 (13.83%) Risk Management
10 13 (13.83%) Finance
10 13 (13.83%) Legal
11 12 (12.77%) NHS
11 12 (12.77%) Intranet
11 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
12 11 (11.70%) PRINCE2
12 11 (11.70%) SQL
13 10 (10.64%) Information Governance
14 9 (9.57%) Information Security
15 8 (8.51%) Data Analysis
15 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (8.51%) Computer Science
16 7 (7.45%) QA
16 7 (7.45%) PRINCE
16 7 (7.45%) Content Management
16 7 (7.45%) CESG

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.19%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) Intranet
2 2 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.26%) Star Schema
2 4 (4.26%) Big Data
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.06%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.06%) DTS
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
1 13 (13.83%) Legal
2 7 (7.45%) Publishing
3 3 (3.19%) Local Government
3 3 (3.19%) Law
4 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Analyst
2 8 (8.51%) Project Manager
2 8 (8.51%) Data Analyst
3 7 (7.45%) Information Manager
4 5 (5.32%) Service Manager
4 5 (5.32%) Developer
5 4 (4.26%) Consultant
5 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (4.26%) Change Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Systems Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Data Consultant
5 4 (4.26%) Solutions Analyst
6 3 (3.19%) Content Editor
6 3 (3.19%) Information Governance Manager
6 3 (3.19%) Service Transition Analyst
6 3 (3.19%) Information Governance Officer
6 3 (3.19%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) XML
2 4 (4.26%) HTML
2 4 (4.26%) EJB
2 4 (4.26%) JSP
3 1 (1.06%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 49 (52.13%) Data Protection Act
1 49 (52.13%) Freedom of Information Act
2 33 (35.11%) Management Information System
3 12 (12.77%) NHS
4 8 (8.51%) Computer Science
5 7 (7.45%) CESG
6 6 (6.38%) PMI
7 4 (4.26%) Social Media
8 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.06%) Statistics
8 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.06%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.06%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) UNIX
1 4 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (68.09%) Data Protection
2 25 (26.60%) Project Management
3 22 (23.40%) ITIL
4 20 (21.28%) Service Delivery
5 15 (15.96%) Service Management
5 15 (15.96%) Data Modelling
5 15 (15.96%) Information Management
6 13 (13.83%) Risk Management
7 11 (11.70%) PRINCE2
8 10 (10.64%) Information Governance
9 9 (9.57%) Information Security
10 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.51%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.45%) PRINCE
11 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.45%) Content Management
12 6 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (5.32%) Data Entry
13 5 (5.32%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.70%) SQL
2 5 (5.32%) Java
3 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.06%) VB
4 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Degree
2 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.38%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) ISEB
6 1 (1.06%) CISSP
6 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.06%) CISA
6 1 (1.06%) CISM
6 1 (1.06%) CIPD
6 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 5 (5.32%) SLA
3 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle
2 4 (4.26%) Business Objects
3 3 (3.19%) Adobe
4 2 (2.13%) Sun
4 2 (2.13%) Citrix
4 2 (2.13%) FatWire
5 1 (1.06%) Northgate
5 1 (1.06%) Qualys
5 1 (1.06%) SAP
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