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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 384 369 350
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 14 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 18
Average daily rate
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£550 £415 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.53% +4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £302 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £573 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.75
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
7552 8179 7661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.56% 37.42% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5224 5607 5418
Average daily rate £455 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 165 162
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.67 £20.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.50% +14.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £51.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 31 (96.88%) Data Protection
3 28 (87.50%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (40.63%) Management Information System
5 12 (37.50%) Degree
6 11 (34.38%) Legal
6 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
6 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (31.25%) Finance
7 10 (31.25%) PCI DSS
8 9 (28.13%) ISMS
8 9 (28.13%) Information Assurance
8 9 (28.13%) Information Security
9 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (25.00%) Project Management
10 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
10 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
10 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (18.75%) CESG
11 6 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
11 6 (18.75%) Postgraduate
12 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
12 5 (15.63%) Security Architecture
12 5 (15.63%) Local Government
13 4 (12.50%) Big Data
13 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (12.50%) CISSP

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.13%) InDesign
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Big Data
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Star Schema
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) Ant
1 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
1 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.13%) CruiseControl
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (34.38%) Legal
1 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 10 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (15.63%) Local Government
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Architect
1 5 (15.63%) Information Assurance Specialist
1 5 (15.63%) Compliance Specialist
1 5 (15.63%) Information Specialist
2 4 (12.50%) Security Advisor
2 4 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 4 (12.50%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Data Compliance Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.25%) ETL Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Support Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 32 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 28 (87.50%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (40.63%) Management Information System
4 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (18.75%) CESG
5 6 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (9.38%) RMADS
7 2 (6.25%) Statistics
8 1 (3.13%) NHS
8 1 (3.13%) GIS
8 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
8 1 (3.13%) Open Source
8 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Data Protection
2 9 (28.13%) ISMS
2 9 (28.13%) Information Assurance
2 9 (28.13%) Information Security
3 8 (25.00%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) Security Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.38%) ETL
7 3 (9.38%) PRINCE
7 3 (9.38%) Service Management
7 3 (9.38%) Information Security Management
7 3 (9.38%) Data Security
7 3 (9.38%) Security Management
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (9.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) VBA
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) R
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) Postgraduate
5 4 (12.50%) CISSP
6 3 (9.38%) CISM
6 3 (9.38%) ISACA
7 2 (6.25%) MBCS
7 2 (6.25%) CITP
7 2 (6.25%) ISEB
8 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.13%) VCP4
8 1 (3.13%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Samba
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) WSUS
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Sophos
3 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Websense
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) F5
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