The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 522 502 523
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 48 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.086% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 11
Average daily rate
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£416 £382 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% +52.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £464 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £218 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.73% -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -42.00%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12747 12539 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.82% 26.96% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7819 7733 7815
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 555 706
Average hourly rate £20.13 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Freedom of Information
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 +5 31 £420 +5.66% 7
North West +2 6 £401 -
East of England -22 5 £475 +80.95%
West Midlands - 3 £273 -
South West - 1 £225 -
Freedom of Information
UK

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 77 (76.24%) Data Protection
2 60 (59.41%) Data Protection Act
3 57 (56.44%) Freedom of Information Act
4 35 (34.65%) Management Information System
5 29 (28.71%) ITIL
6 25 (24.75%) Project Management
7 23 (22.77%) Service Delivery
8 22 (21.78%) Degree
9 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
10 18 (17.82%) Service Management
10 18 (17.82%) Risk Management
10 18 (17.82%) Information Management
11 16 (15.84%) Information Governance
11 16 (15.84%) Data Modelling
12 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
12 15 (14.85%) Finance
13 14 (13.86%) Information Security
13 14 (13.86%) NHS
14 12 (11.88%) Intranet
14 12 (11.88%) SQL
15 11 (10.89%) PRINCE2
15 11 (10.89%) Legal
16 10 (9.90%) Security Cleared
17 9 (8.91%) Computer Science
17 9 (8.91%) Data Analysis
17 9 (8.91%) SLA
18 8 (7.92%) PRINCE
19 7 (6.93%) CESG
19 7 (6.93%) Publishing
19 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.96%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.97%) CMS
2 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.99%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) MS Office
3 2 (1.98%) MS Project
3 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) Intranet
2 3 (2.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) DHCP
3 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) VPN
3 1 (0.99%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.96%) Star Schema
3 4 (3.96%) Big Data
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.99%) EDRMS
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Legal
3 7 (6.93%) Publishing
4 4 (3.96%) Local Government
5 3 (2.97%) Back Office
6 2 (1.98%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.99%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (21.78%) Analyst
2 8 (7.92%) Project Manager
2 8 (7.92%) Service Manager
3 7 (6.93%) Data Analyst
3 7 (6.93%) Developer
4 6 (5.94%) Information Manager
4 6 (5.94%) Information Governance Manager
4 6 (5.94%) Governance Manager
5 4 (3.96%) NHS Information Manager
5 4 (3.96%) Solutions Analyst
5 4 (3.96%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (3.96%) Consultant
5 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (3.96%) Change Manager
5 4 (3.96%) Systems Manager
5 4 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (3.96%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (3.96%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (2.97%) SQL Developer
6 3 (2.97%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) XML
2 4 (3.96%) HTML
2 4 (3.96%) EJB
2 4 (3.96%) JSP
3 3 (2.97%) Web Services
3 3 (2.97%) .NET
3 3 (2.97%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.99%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 60 (59.41%) Data Protection Act
2 57 (56.44%) Freedom of Information Act
3 35 (34.65%) Management Information System
4 14 (13.86%) NHS
5 9 (8.91%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.93%) CESG
7 6 (5.94%) PMI
8 4 (3.96%) Social Media
9 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.99%) Statistics
9 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.99%) FMCG
9 1 (0.99%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) UNIX
1 4 (3.96%) Linux
2 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (76.24%) Data Protection
2 29 (28.71%) ITIL
3 25 (24.75%) Project Management
4 23 (22.77%) Service Delivery
5 18 (17.82%) Risk Management
5 18 (17.82%) Service Management
5 18 (17.82%) Information Management
6 16 (15.84%) Data Modelling
6 16 (15.84%) Information Governance
7 14 (13.86%) Information Security
8 11 (10.89%) PRINCE2
9 9 (8.91%) Data Analysis
10 8 (7.92%) PRINCE
11 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.93%) Incident Management
11 7 (6.93%) Content Management
12 5 (4.95%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (4.95%) Matrix Management
12 5 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (4.95%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.88%) SQL
2 5 (4.95%) Java
3 3 (2.97%) C#
3 3 (2.97%) Ruby
4 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (21.78%) Degree
2 10 (9.90%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.94%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.99%) CISSP
6 1 (0.99%) CISA
6 1 (0.99%) CISM
6 1 (0.99%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) SLA
2 6 (5.94%) QA
3 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.99%) XenApp
1 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle
3 3 (2.97%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.97%) Citrix
3 3 (2.97%) Adobe
4 2 (1.98%) Sun
4 2 (1.98%) FatWire
5 1 (0.99%) Northgate
5 1 (0.99%) Qualys
5 1 (0.99%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.99%) SAP
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