The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank - 57 -
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £278 £300
% change year-on-year
+47.74% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £30.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-29.51% +106.89%
Freedom of Information
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
296 158 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.19% 25.90% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 83 107
Average daily rate £370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £169 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 15
Average hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.30 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Hertfordshire region.

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Freedom of Information
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Hertfordshire region.

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) VMware