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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 403 385 377
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 8 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.090% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.096% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £415 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £448 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.25
UK excluding London average 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
8319 8717 9201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.58% 37.48% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5802 5954 6277
Average daily rate £465 £450 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 152 196
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £14.04 £14.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £48.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 1 July 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
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 1 July 2015. 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 -6 3 £500 +21.65%
Southwark - 1 £238 -
Freedom of Information Act
England

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 19 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 17 (89.47%) Data Protection
3 11 (57.89%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (57.89%) Management Information System
4 7 (36.84%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) UNIX
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Solaris
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Python
6 4 (21.05%) Perl
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
6 4 (21.05%) Puppet
6 4 (21.05%) Information Management
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
7 3 (15.79%) CentOS
7 3 (15.79%) ZABBIX
7 3 (15.79%) NAS
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.79%) Fat Client

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
1 1 (5.26%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LDAP
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
1 3 (15.79%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) ObjectStore
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Local Government
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Information Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Compliance Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Information Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Support Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Information Governance Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Records Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SCM Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 11 (57.89%) Management Information System
2 11 (57.89%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
4 3 (15.79%) NHS
4 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
5 1 (5.26%) CESG
5 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (5.26%) RMADS
5 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
5 1 (5.26%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Solaris
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
2 3 (15.79%) CentOS
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Data Protection
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
3 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Information Management
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.53%) People Management
6 2 (10.53%) ISMS
6 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) Content Management
7 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Perl
1 4 (21.05%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Postgraduate
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) RHCE
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Dell
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Google