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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 586 576 540
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -36
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 37 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.083% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 33
Median daily rate £400 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £220 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £500 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £280
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.15 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.88% +20.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.82%
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
16740 16909 16025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.56% 32.77% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10908 10827 9821
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 591 664 645
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -2 24 £293 -35.00% 1
South West - 6 £413 -
South East -7 3 £400 -4.76% 3
North East -44 3 £600 +166.66%
East of England +18 1 - - 1
Freedom of Information
UK

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 52 (72.22%) Data Protection
2 32 (44.44%) Freedom of Information Act
3 29 (40.28%) Management Information System
4 25 (34.72%) Legal
5 24 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
6 21 (29.17%) Risk Management
7 19 (26.39%) Project Management
8 15 (20.83%) NHS
9 14 (19.44%) ITIL
9 14 (19.44%) ITIL V3
9 14 (19.44%) Information Governance
10 13 (18.06%) Information Management
11 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 12 (16.67%) Records Management
12 11 (15.28%) Information Assurance
13 10 (13.89%) CESG Certified Professional
13 10 (13.89%) Unix
13 10 (13.89%) Oracle
13 10 (13.89%) Solaris
14 9 (12.50%) Incident Management
14 9 (12.50%) NetBackup
14 9 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
14 9 (12.50%) MS Office
14 9 (12.50%) Service Management
14 9 (12.50%) Service Delivery
14 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 9 (12.50%) NetApp
14 9 (12.50%) Veritas
14 9 (12.50%) Symantec
14 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared

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 7 (9.72%) CMS
1 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
1 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Office
2 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.39%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) Internet
2 5 (6.94%) Intranet
3 2 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) EDMS
2 1 (1.39%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.39%) GIS
General
1 25 (34.72%) Legal
2 8 (11.11%) Finance
3 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Local Government
5 2 (2.78%) Advertising
5 2 (2.78%) Law
5 2 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Architect
2 12 (16.67%) Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Security Architect
4 6 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Information Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Information Officer
6 4 (5.56%) Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.17%) Applications Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Information Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Solaris Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) CISSP Architect
8 2 (2.78%) CLAS Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Head of Information
8 2 (2.78%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (2.78%) CSS
2 2 (2.78%) CSS3
2 2 (2.78%) HTML5
2 2 (2.78%) jQuery
3 1 (1.39%) Middleware
3 1 (1.39%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.39%) XML
3 1 (1.39%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (44.44%) Freedom of Information Act
2 29 (40.28%) Management Information System
3 24 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (20.83%) NHS
5 7 (9.72%) Fat Client
5 7 (9.72%) Thin Client
6 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.94%) CESG
7 5 (6.94%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
9 2 (2.78%) Blog
9 2 (2.78%) e-Learning
9 2 (2.78%) Informatics
9 2 (2.78%) Social Media
9 2 (2.78%) User Experience
9 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.39%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Solaris
1 10 (13.89%) Unix
2 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
2 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (72.22%) Data Protection
2 21 (29.17%) Risk Management
3 19 (26.39%) Project Management
4 14 (19.44%) Information Governance
4 14 (19.44%) ITIL
4 14 (19.44%) ITIL V3
5 13 (18.06%) Information Management
6 12 (16.67%) Records Management
7 11 (15.28%) Information Assurance
8 9 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 9 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 9 (12.50%) Service Management
9 7 (9.72%) TOGAF
10 6 (8.33%) Service Design
11 5 (6.94%) DevOps
11 5 (6.94%) Document Management
11 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.56%) SABSA
12 4 (5.56%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.39%) Java
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.89%) CESG Certified Professional
3 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.94%) CLAS
4 5 (6.94%) Degree
5 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.17%) CISSP
6 2 (2.78%) IISP
7 1 (1.39%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.39%) CISM
7 1 (1.39%) CITP
7 1 (1.39%) CRISC
7 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.39%) ECDL
7 1 (1.39%) ISACA
7 1 (1.39%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.39%) ISSMP
7 1 (1.39%) MCP
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 4 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) NetApp
2 9 (12.50%) Symantec
2 9 (12.50%) Veritas
3 7 (9.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco
4 1 (1.39%) Progress
4 1 (1.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.39%) Sun
4 1 (1.39%) VMware
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