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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 397 412 389
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 17 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.076% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 3
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£460 £426 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +157.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £331 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £655 £166
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 - £283
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Freedom of Information Act
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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
7423 8071 8221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.51% 32.26% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4929 5559 5615
Average daily rate £450 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £629 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 173 220
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Freedom of Information Act 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 Act.

1 41 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 40 (97.56%) Data Protection Act
2 40 (97.56%) Data Protection
3 20 (48.78%) ITIL
4 16 (39.02%) Project Management
5 15 (36.59%) Degree
6 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
7 12 (29.27%) Service Management
7 12 (29.27%) Service Delivery
8 11 (26.83%) Risk Management
9 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
10 9 (21.95%) Data Modelling
11 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
11 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
12 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (17.07%) Information Security
12 7 (17.07%) CESG
12 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
12 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
13 6 (14.63%) QA
13 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
14 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
14 5 (12.20%) Finance
14 5 (12.20%) PMI
14 5 (12.20%) PMI Certification
14 5 (12.20%) PRINCE
15 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (9.76%) SLA
15 4 (9.76%) Star Schema

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Freedom of Information Act 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 Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) VPN
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (9.76%) Star Schema
1 4 (9.76%) Big Data
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Data Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Solutions Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Data Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Service Transition Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Information Governance Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Governance Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Junior
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) EJB
1 4 (9.76%) JSP
1 4 (9.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 40 (97.56%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
4 7 (17.07%) CESG
4 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
5 5 (12.20%) PMI
6 1 (2.44%) NHS
6 1 (2.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) UNIX
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Data Protection
2 20 (48.78%) ITIL
3 16 (39.02%) Project Management
4 12 (29.27%) Service Management
4 12 (29.27%) Service Delivery
5 11 (26.83%) Risk Management
6 9 (21.95%) Data Modelling
7 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
8 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.07%) Information Security
8 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.20%) PRINCE
10 4 (9.76%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (9.76%) Inmon Methodology
11 3 (7.32%) Information Governance
11 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (7.32%) Change Control
11 3 (7.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Java
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) PMI Certification
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.44%) CISA
5 1 (2.44%) CISM
5 1 (2.44%) CISSP
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) SLA
3 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Qualys
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