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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 408 404 391
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 23 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.093% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 24
Median daily rate £293 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £251 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £503 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £321
% change year-on-year
- +24.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.82%
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
8155 8671 8698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.80% 36.74% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5743 6086 5881
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 172 165
Median hourly rate £17.88 £18.71 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.13 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Freedom of Information as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Freedom of Information
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +39 5 £230 -54.00%
Croydon - 2 £285 -
Southwark -1 1 - - 1
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 34 (85.00%) Data Protection
2 19 (47.50%) Data Protection Act
2 19 (47.50%) Freedom of Information Act
3 18 (45.00%) Legal
4 14 (35.00%) Management Information System
5 12 (30.00%) ITIL
5 12 (30.00%) ITIL V3
6 11 (27.50%) Information Management
6 11 (27.50%) Information Assurance
7 10 (25.00%) Information Governance
7 10 (25.00%) Records Management
7 10 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
8 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
9 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 8 (20.00%) Service Management
9 8 (20.00%) NHS
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.00%) Internet
10 7 (17.50%) MS Office
10 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
10 7 (17.50%) TOGAF
11 6 (15.00%) Fat Client
11 6 (15.00%) Project Management
11 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
11 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
11 6 (15.00%) Thin Client
11 6 (15.00%) Citrix
11 6 (15.00%) Service Design

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) CMS
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.50%) MS Project
4 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.50%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) Intranet
3 2 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) EDMS
2 1 (2.50%) EDRMS
General
1 18 (45.00%) Legal
2 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Local Government
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
4 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Architect
2 10 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Information Officer
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Information Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) CISSP Architect
7 2 (5.00%) CLAS Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.00%) Head of Information
7 2 (5.00%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Information Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Security Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Knowledge Management Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Knowledge Management Business Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Data Protection Act
1 19 (47.50%) Freedom of Information Act
2 14 (35.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (20.00%) NHS
4 6 (15.00%) Fat Client
4 6 (15.00%) Thin Client
5 5 (12.50%) CESG
5 5 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
8 2 (5.00%) Blog
8 2 (5.00%) Social Media
8 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (2.50%) Health Informatics
9 1 (2.50%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
1 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 11 (27.50%) Information Assurance
3 11 (27.50%) Information Management
4 10 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 10 (25.00%) Records Management
5 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
6 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (20.00%) Service Management
7 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
7 7 (17.50%) TOGAF
8 6 (15.00%) Project Management
8 6 (15.00%) Service Design
9 5 (12.50%) Document Management
9 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (10.00%) SABSA
10 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
11 3 (7.50%) Content Management
11 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) CLAS
5 3 (7.50%) CISSP
6 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) IISP
7 1 (2.50%) CCIE
7 1 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.50%) CISM
7 1 (2.50%) CITP
7 1 (2.50%) CRISC
7 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.50%) ECDL
7 1 (2.50%) ISACA
7 1 (2.50%) ISSAP
7 1 (2.50%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Citrix
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Progress
3 1 (2.50%) Sun
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