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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 387 394 369
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 16 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.097% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 10
Average daily rate
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£520 £377 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -5.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £220 £319
% change year-on-year
+94.31% -31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.51 - £24.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7959 8860 7699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.97% 37.23% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5700 6161 5336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 159 199
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.84 £20.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 33 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 32 (96.97%) Data Protection Act
2 32 (96.97%) Data Protection
3 14 (42.42%) Degree
3 14 (42.42%) Management Information System
4 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (33.33%) Information Security
5 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
7 9 (27.27%) Finance
7 9 (27.27%) Legal
7 9 (27.27%) Project Management
7 9 (27.27%) CESG
8 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
8 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
8 8 (24.24%) Data Modelling
9 7 (21.21%) Information Assurance
9 7 (21.21%) ISMS
9 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
10 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
11 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
11 5 (15.15%) ITIL
11 5 (15.15%) CESG CLAS
11 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
11 5 (15.15%) Big Data
12 4 (12.12%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
12 4 (12.12%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.03%) InDesign
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (15.15%) Big Data
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (12.12%) Star Schema
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
General
1 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
2 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Local Government
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Security Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Security Advisor
4 3 (9.09%) Data Protection Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Data Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Information Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Compliance Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Data Compliance Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 32 (96.97%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (42.42%) Management Information System
4 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (27.27%) CESG
6 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
7 5 (15.15%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
9 2 (6.06%) Statistics
9 2 (6.06%) RMADS
10 1 (3.03%) FMCG
10 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
10 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
10 1 (3.03%) PMI
10 1 (3.03%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Data Protection
2 11 (33.33%) Information Security
3 9 (27.27%) Project Management
4 8 (24.24%) Data Modelling
5 7 (21.21%) Information Assurance
5 7 (21.21%) ISMS
6 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
7 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
7 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.12%) Service Management
8 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (12.12%) Inmon Methodology
9 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (9.09%) Line Management
9 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) Postgraduate
4 4 (12.12%) CISSP
5 3 (9.09%) CISM
5 3 (9.09%) ISACA
6 2 (6.06%) MBCS
6 2 (6.06%) CITP
6 2 (6.06%) ISEB
7 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.12%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
1 1 (3.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.06%) Sophos
3 1 (3.03%) Websense
3 1 (3.03%) F5
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Mapinfo
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