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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 381 398 364
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -34
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 28 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 9
Average daily rate
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£415 £359 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.76% +9.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £264 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £469 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £198 £395
% change year-on-year
+77.21% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.51 - £24.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £12.63
% change year-on-year
- +58.41%
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
8046 9026 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.90% 37.21% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 6286 5484
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 165 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.67 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
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 19 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (69.23%) Data Protection
2 32 (61.54%) Freedom of Information Act
3 31 (59.62%) Data Protection Act
4 18 (34.62%) Management Information System
5 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (28.85%) Degree
7 12 (23.08%) Legal
7 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 11 (21.15%) Information Security
9 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
9 10 (19.23%) Finance
10 9 (17.31%) CESG
10 9 (17.31%) Project Management
10 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
10 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
10 9 (17.31%) PCI DSS
10 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
11 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 7 (13.46%) SQL
12 7 (13.46%) ITIL
12 7 (13.46%) NHS
12 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
12 7 (13.46%) ISMS
12 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
12 7 (13.46%) Information Assurance
13 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
13 6 (11.54%) Service Management
13 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (3.85%) CMS
1 2 (3.85%) IIS
1 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.92%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) ADSL
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) OSPF
2 1 (1.92%) NetScreen
2 1 (1.92%) BGP
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.92%) IPsec
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (9.62%) Big Data
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.69%) Star Schema
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.92%) MS Access
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (23.08%) Legal
2 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Local Government
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Publishing
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Data Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Consultant
3 5 (9.62%) Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Security Advisor
4 4 (7.69%) Data Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Information Assurance Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) Data Protection Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Compliance Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) Information Specialist
6 2 (3.85%) Data Compliance Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Compliance Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) NHS Information Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Web Editor
6 2 (3.85%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (61.54%) Freedom of Information Act
2 31 (59.62%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (34.62%) Management Information System
4 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (17.31%) CESG
6 7 (13.46%) NHS
6 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
7 5 (9.62%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (7.69%) Data Structures
9 2 (3.85%) RMADS
9 2 (3.85%) Statistics
10 1 (1.92%) PMI
10 1 (1.92%) GIS
10 1 (1.92%) Pharmacovigilance
10 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.92%) FMCG
10 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Data Protection
2 11 (21.15%) Information Security
3 9 (17.31%) Project Management
3 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
4 7 (13.46%) ITIL
4 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
4 7 (13.46%) ISMS
4 7 (13.46%) Information Assurance
5 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 6 (11.54%) Service Management
5 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (7.69%) Analytics
6 4 (7.69%) Information Governance
6 4 (7.69%) Line Management
6 4 (7.69%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.85%) VBA
4 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) CISSP
4 4 (7.69%) Postgraduate
5 3 (5.77%) CISM
5 3 (5.77%) ISACA
6 2 (3.85%) CITP
6 2 (3.85%) MBCS
6 2 (3.85%) ISEB
7 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.92%) CIPD
7 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
1 1 (1.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
1 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Adobe
4 2 (3.85%) Sophos
4 2 (3.85%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.92%) Sun
5 1 (1.92%) Dell
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Siebel
5 1 (1.92%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.92%) Juniper
5 1 (1.92%) Websense
5 1 (1.92%) 3Com
5 1 (1.92%) FatWire
5 1 (1.92%) Aruba
5 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.92%) F5
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