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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 392 402 400
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 23 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.10% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 8
Average daily rate
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£438 £398 £166
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.06% +140.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £280 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £497 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £248 £190
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +30.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.53 - £25.00
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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
8635 9434 9726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.86% 37.64% 37.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5879 6529 6572
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 178 254
Average hourly rate £18.60 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £41.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 42 (76.36%) Data Protection
2 37 (67.27%) Data Protection Act
2 37 (67.27%) Freedom of Information Act
3 21 (38.18%) Degree
4 20 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 18 (32.73%) ITIL
5 18 (32.73%) Project Management
5 18 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (23.64%) Service Delivery
7 11 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 11 (20.00%) Line Management
8 10 (18.18%) Data Modelling
8 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 10 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 9 (16.36%) Service Management
9 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
9 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
10 8 (14.55%) Information Security
10 8 (14.55%) Data Analysis
11 7 (12.73%) CESG
11 7 (12.73%) Information Management
12 6 (10.91%) QA
12 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.91%) Information Governance
12 6 (10.91%) Finance
12 6 (10.91%) Legal
12 6 (10.91%) PMI
12 6 (10.91%) PMI Certification
13 5 (9.09%) NHS
13 5 (9.09%) SLA

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (5.45%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Intranet
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) VPN
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) NetScreen
3 1 (1.82%) OSPF
3 1 (1.82%) BGP
3 1 (1.82%) ADSL
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) LDAP
3 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Star Schema
1 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
1 6 (10.91%) Legal
2 3 (5.45%) Publishing
2 3 (5.45%) Local Government
3 2 (3.64%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Data Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) Solutions Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Data Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Governance Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Data Protection Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Information Governance Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Information Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) XML
2 4 (7.27%) EJB
2 4 (7.27%) JSP
2 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (67.27%) Data Protection Act
1 37 (67.27%) Freedom of Information Act
2 20 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 18 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
5 7 (12.73%) CESG
6 6 (10.91%) PMI
7 5 (9.09%) NHS
8 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.82%) FMCG
8 1 (1.82%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) UNIX
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (76.36%) Data Protection
2 18 (32.73%) ITIL
2 18 (32.73%) Project Management
3 13 (23.64%) Service Delivery
4 11 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 11 (20.00%) Line Management
5 10 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 10 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 9 (16.36%) Service Management
7 8 (14.55%) Information Security
7 8 (14.55%) Data Analysis
8 7 (12.73%) Information Management
9 6 (10.91%) Information Governance
10 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (7.27%) PRINCE
11 4 (7.27%) Change Control
12 3 (5.45%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CISA
5 1 (1.82%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 5 (9.09%) SLA
3 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Citrix
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) FatWire
3 2 (3.64%) Sun
4 1 (1.82%) Qualys
4 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.82%) Aruba
4 1 (1.82%) Websense
4 1 (1.82%) Sophos
4 1 (1.82%) Juniper
4 1 (1.82%) Dell
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) 3Com
4 1 (1.82%) Northgate
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