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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 396 374 378
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 10 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.49% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 27
Average daily rate £264 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.94% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £621 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
-42.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.18 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 - -
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
7601 7594 8200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.77% 36.19% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5320 5337 5562
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 143 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.20 £51.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +40 1 - -
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (65.38%) Data Protection
2 14 (53.85%) Information Governance
2 14 (53.85%) NHS
3 11 (42.31%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (42.31%) Freedom of Information Act
4 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
5 7 (26.92%) Information Security
6 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 6 (23.08%) Records Management
7 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) Legal
8 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
8 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
9 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 3 (11.54%) Remedy
9 3 (11.54%) SQL
9 3 (11.54%) CRM
9 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
10 2 (7.69%) VoIP
10 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (7.69%) ERP
10 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
10 2 (7.69%) SAP
10 2 (7.69%) Web Services
10 2 (7.69%) ITIL
10 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP HCM
1 2 (7.69%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.85%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) SAP BI
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.85%) QlikView
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Information Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Governance Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Information Governance Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) ICT Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Information Officer
4 2 (7.69%) NHS Information Manager
4 2 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Head of Information
5 1 (3.85%) Maximo Architect
5 1 (3.85%) NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Security Assurance Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) NHS
2 11 (42.31%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (42.31%) Freedom of Information Act
3 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
4 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.85%) CESG
6 1 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.85%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Data Protection
2 14 (53.85%) Information Governance
3 7 (26.92%) Information Security
4 6 (23.08%) Records Management
4 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) CRM
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) ERP
8 2 (7.69%) Information Management
8 2 (7.69%) ISMS
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL
8 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) CLAS
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) APMG
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) CITP
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Remedy
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Capita
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
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