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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 406 412 383
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 14 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.088% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 5
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£460 £411 £148
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% +178.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £274 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £552 £166
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £220 £165
% change year-on-year
+98.86% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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
8754 9434 9603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 37.53% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5962 6545 6487
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 178 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £47.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 2 £450 +7.78% 2
Freedom of Information Act
England

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 37 (97.37%) Data Protection Act
2 37 (97.37%) Data Protection
3 17 (44.74%) Degree
4 16 (42.11%) ITIL
4 16 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (36.84%) Project Management
5 14 (36.84%) Management Information System
6 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
7 9 (23.68%) Risk Management
7 9 (23.68%) Line Management
7 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
8 8 (21.05%) Information Security
8 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
8 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
9 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.42%) Service Management
9 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
9 7 (18.42%) CESG
10 6 (15.79%) QA
10 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (13.16%) PMI
11 5 (13.16%) PMI Certification
12 4 (10.53%) SLA
12 4 (10.53%) EJB
12 4 (10.53%) JSP
12 4 (10.53%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Star Schema
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Data Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Solutions Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Data Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Governance Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Information Governance Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Information Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Security Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Service Development Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) EJB
1 4 (10.53%) JSP
1 4 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 37 (97.37%) Data Protection Act
3 16 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (36.84%) Management Information System
5 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
6 7 (18.42%) CESG
7 5 (13.16%) PMI
8 1 (2.63%) FMCG
8 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) UNIX
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Data Protection
2 16 (42.11%) ITIL
3 14 (36.84%) Project Management
4 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 9 (23.68%) Risk Management
5 9 (23.68%) Line Management
6 8 (21.05%) Information Security
6 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
7 7 (18.42%) Service Management
7 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.89%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.89%) Change Control
9 3 (7.89%) Information Governance
9 3 (7.89%) Migration
9 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) PMI Certification
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) CISSP
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.63%) CISA
6 1 (2.63%) CISM
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 4 (10.53%) SLA
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Qualys
2 1 (2.63%) Websense
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.63%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix
2 1 (2.63%) Sophos
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