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 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 403 409 393
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 14 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.036% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.099% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 18
Median daily rate £613 £275 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.72% -32.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £243 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £507 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £29.50 - £16.50
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
7916 8056 8530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.43% 36.33% 37.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5641 5520 5995
Median daily rate £475 £464 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 138 156
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the London region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Freedom of Information Act Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 May 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 +46 1 £625 +155.10%
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Freedom of Information Act
England

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 18 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 16 (88.89%) Data Protection
3 12 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (55.56%) Legal
4 10 (55.56%) Information Assurance
4 10 (55.56%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) Internet
6 7 (38.89%) ITIL
6 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
6 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
7 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 6 (33.33%) Service Design
8 5 (27.78%) CLAS
8 5 (27.78%) CESG
8 5 (27.78%) CESG CLAS
8 5 (27.78%) NHS
8 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (22.22%) SABSA
9 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
9 4 (22.22%) Information Governance
9 4 (22.22%) Project Management
9 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
9 4 (22.22%) Information Security
9 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
10 3 (16.67%) Service Management
10 3 (16.67%) CISSP

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 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) EDMS
General
1 10 (55.56%) Legal
2 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
2 10 (55.56%) Security Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Governance Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Information Governance Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Information Manager
4 2 (11.11%) CISSP Architect
4 2 (11.11%) CLAS Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) NHS Information Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Information Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Maximo Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 12 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (27.78%) CESG
4 5 (27.78%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (27.78%) NHS
5 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.56%) Health Informatics
6 1 (5.56%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Data Protection
2 10 (55.56%) Information Assurance
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
3 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
4 6 (33.33%) Service Design
5 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Information Governance
6 4 (22.22%) Information Security
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) SABSA
6 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
7 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (16.67%) Records Management
7 3 (16.67%) Service Management
8 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
8 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 1 (5.56%) Digital Forensics
9 1 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) CESG Certified Professional
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) CLAS
4 3 (16.67%) CISSP
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) IISP
6 1 (5.56%) CCIE
6 1 (5.56%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.56%) CISM
6 1 (5.56%) CITP
6 1 (5.56%) CRISC
6 1 (5.56%) ECDL
6 1 (5.56%) ISACA
6 1 (5.56%) ISSAP
6 1 (5.56%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco