The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 434 427 418
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 2 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.022% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.026% 0.059% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Median daily rate - £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £413 £475
% change year-on-year
-54.54% -13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Freedom of Information Act
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7815 8449 8770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.06% 37.19% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5416 5864 6220
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 150 205
Median hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Freedom of Information Act as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Act Jobs Demand Trend in London

Freedom of Information Act
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Freedom of Information Act Daily Rate Trend in London

Freedom of Information Act
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Freedom of Information Act Hourly Rate Trend in London

Freedom of Information Act
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act within the London region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
City of London -8 1 - -
Freedom of Information Act
England

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 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 London region with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 11 (91.67%) Freedom of Information
1 11 (91.67%) Data Protection
2 8 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) Information Management
3 5 (41.67%) Document Management
3 5 (41.67%) Records Management
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (33.33%) Information Governance
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Solaris
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Data Security
5 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Data Encryption
6 2 (16.67%) Big Data
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (16.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) Star Schema
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Information Officer
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Governance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Governance Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Freedom of Information
2 8 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) NHS
5 1 (8.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) CentOS
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Data Protection
2 5 (41.67%) Document Management
2 5 (41.67%) Information Management
2 5 (41.67%) Records Management
3 4 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (25.00%) Data Security
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Content Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Information Retrieval
5 2 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle