The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information 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 over the 3 months to 24 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 385 395 374
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 27 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.12% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £377 £214
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +75.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £258 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £468 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £248 £413
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.76 - £24.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.76 - £23.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 - £26.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.05 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+75.25% -
Freedom of Information
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
8372 9329 8490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.09% 37.44% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5950 6586 5834
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 163 213
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in London

Freedom of Information
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 across the London region.

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in London

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the London region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Histogram in London

Freedom of Information
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 across the London region.

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Trend in London

Freedom of Information
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 24 November 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 +12 9 £450 +9.75% 2
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Freedom of Information 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.

1 39 (72.22%) Data Protection
2 33 (61.11%) Data Protection Act
2 33 (61.11%) Freedom of Information Act
3 21 (38.89%) Management Information System
4 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (27.78%) Degree
6 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
6 11 (20.37%) Information Security
7 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 9 (16.67%) CESG
8 9 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 9 (16.67%) Project Management
9 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.81%) ITIL
9 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
9 8 (14.81%) Legal
9 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
9 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
10 7 (12.96%) Information Governance
10 7 (12.96%) Finance
11 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
11 6 (11.11%) Service Management
11 6 (11.11%) Oracle
11 6 (11.11%) NHS
11 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS
11 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
11 6 (11.11%) QA
11 6 (11.11%) ISMS
11 6 (11.11%) Data Structures

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Freedom of Information 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Project
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.85%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Intranet
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) VPN
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.85%) IPsec
3 1 (1.85%) Network Security
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
3 1 (1.85%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) ADSL
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) OSPF
3 1 (1.85%) BGP
3 1 (1.85%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.56%) Star Schema
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (5.56%) Big Data
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.85%) MS Access
General
1 8 (14.81%) Legal
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (9.26%) Local Government
5 3 (5.56%) Publishing
6 2 (3.70%) Marketing
7 1 (1.85%) Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Advertising
7 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Data Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Data Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Information Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Information Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Information Assurance Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Information Governance Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Compliance Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Security Advisor
5 3 (5.56%) Data Protection Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Information Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Governance Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Compliance Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Data Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (61.11%) Data Protection Act
1 33 (61.11%) Freedom of Information Act
2 21 (38.89%) Management Information System
3 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (16.67%) CESG
5 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
6 6 (11.11%) Data Structures
6 6 (11.11%) NHS
7 2 (3.70%) RMADS
7 2 (3.70%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.85%) Statistics
8 1 (1.85%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.85%) FMCG
8 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.85%) User Experience
8 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.85%) GIS
8 1 (1.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (72.22%) Data Protection
2 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
2 11 (20.37%) Information Security
3 9 (16.67%) Project Management
3 9 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
4 8 (14.81%) ITIL
4 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 7 (12.96%) Information Governance
6 6 (11.11%) ISMS
6 6 (11.11%) Line Management
6 6 (11.11%) Service Management
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.26%) Information Management
7 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.41%) PRINCE
8 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.70%) VBA
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) R
3 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Degree
2 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) Postgraduate
4 2 (3.70%) CISSP
5 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.85%) CISA
5 1 (1.85%) CISM
5 1 (1.85%) CIPD
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
1 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) vSphere
1 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Adobe
4 3 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (3.70%) Sophos
5 2 (3.70%) FatWire
5 2 (3.70%) Sun
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Siebel
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco
6 1 (1.85%) Qualys
6 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.85%) Aruba
6 1 (1.85%) F5
6 1 (1.85%) Websense
6 1 (1.85%) 3Com
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.85%) Mapinfo
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £460.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago