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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 576 570 544
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -26
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 37 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.092% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 33
Median daily rate £413 £420 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £278
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +47.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.15 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.88% -29.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.15 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -29.51%
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
16276 16565 16048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.19% 32.50% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10662 10555 9948
Median daily rate £430 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 610 656
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 £12.15 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -5 26 £555 +20.00% 1
South West +4 4 £438 +40.00%
South East -8 3 £400 -4.76%
North East -56 2 £625 +177.77% 1
West Midlands -20 1 £363 +0.69%
East of England - 1 - -
Freedom of Information
UK

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 47 (70.15%) Data Protection
2 33 (49.25%) Freedom of Information Act
3 26 (38.81%) Management Information System
4 24 (35.82%) Data Protection Act
5 23 (34.33%) Legal
6 17 (25.37%) Risk Management
6 17 (25.37%) NHS
7 15 (22.39%) Project Management
7 15 (22.39%) Information Governance
8 12 (17.91%) ITIL
8 12 (17.91%) ITIL V3
8 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
8 12 (17.91%) Records Management
9 11 (16.42%) Information Assurance
9 11 (16.42%) Information Management
10 10 (14.93%) Finance
10 10 (14.93%) CESG Certified Professional
11 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
11 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (11.94%) Internet
12 8 (11.94%) MS Office
12 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
13 7 (10.45%) Unix
13 7 (10.45%) Oracle
13 7 (10.45%) Solaris
13 7 (10.45%) Service Management
13 7 (10.45%) CMS
13 7 (10.45%) TOGAF
14 6 (8.96%) Degree
14 6 (8.96%) Telecoms

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 (10.45%) CMS
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Office
2 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Internet
2 4 (5.97%) Intranet
3 2 (2.99%) Network Security
4 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) EDMS
2 1 (1.49%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.49%) GIS
General
1 23 (34.33%) Legal
2 10 (14.93%) Finance
3 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Advertising
4 2 (2.99%) Law
4 2 (2.99%) Local Government
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Architect
2 10 (14.93%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Security Architect
3 7 (10.45%) Information Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Incident Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) Information Officer
4 4 (5.97%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Administrator
5 3 (4.48%) Applications Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Head of Information
5 3 (4.48%) Information Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Senior Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Coordinator
6 2 (2.99%) Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (2.99%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (2.99%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) CSS
2 2 (2.99%) CSS3
2 2 (2.99%) HTML5
2 2 (2.99%) jQuery
3 1 (1.49%) Middleware
3 1 (1.49%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.49%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (49.25%) Freedom of Information Act
2 26 (38.81%) Management Information System
3 24 (35.82%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (25.37%) NHS
5 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.46%) CESG
6 5 (7.46%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (7.46%) Fat Client
6 5 (7.46%) Thin Client
7 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
7 3 (4.48%) e-Learning
8 2 (2.99%) Blog
8 2 (2.99%) Informatics
8 2 (2.99%) Social Media
8 2 (2.99%) User Experience
8 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.49%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Solaris
1 7 (10.45%) Unix
2 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
2 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (70.15%) Data Protection
2 17 (25.37%) Risk Management
3 15 (22.39%) Information Governance
3 15 (22.39%) Project Management
4 12 (17.91%) ITIL
4 12 (17.91%) ITIL V3
4 12 (17.91%) Records Management
5 11 (16.42%) Information Assurance
5 11 (16.42%) Information Management
6 7 (10.45%) Service Management
6 7 (10.45%) TOGAF
7 6 (8.96%) Information Security
7 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.96%) Service Design
8 5 (7.46%) Document Management
8 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.97%) SABSA
9 4 (5.97%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.49%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.93%) CESG Certified Professional
3 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.96%) Degree
5 5 (7.46%) CLAS
6 4 (5.97%) CISSP
7 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.99%) CISM
7 2 (2.99%) IISP
8 1 (1.49%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.49%) CISMP
8 1 (1.49%) CITP
8 1 (1.49%) CRISC
8 1 (1.49%) ECDL
8 1 (1.49%) ISACA
8 1 (1.49%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.49%) ISSMP
8 1 (1.49%) MCP
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.97%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) NetBackup
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) NetApp
3 6 (8.96%) Symantec
3 6 (8.96%) Veritas
4 5 (7.46%) Citrix
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) Progress
5 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.49%) Sun
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
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