The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 380 385 391
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 31 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 8
Average daily rate
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£420 £398 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +76.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £320 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £472 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £218 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.73% -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -42.00%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7230 7925 8157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 32.69% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4861 5471 5512
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 174 205
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Freedom of Information
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 56 (84.85%) Data Protection
2 50 (75.76%) Data Protection Act
2 50 (75.76%) Freedom of Information Act
3 28 (42.42%) ITIL
4 20 (30.30%) Project Management
4 20 (30.30%) Degree
5 19 (28.79%) Management Information System
6 18 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 17 (25.76%) Service Management
8 16 (24.24%) Risk Management
8 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
9 11 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 10 (15.15%) PRINCE2
11 9 (13.64%) SLA
11 9 (13.64%) Information Security
11 9 (13.64%) Data Analysis
11 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
12 8 (12.12%) Information Management
12 8 (12.12%) Finance
13 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (10.61%) CESG
13 7 (10.61%) PRINCE
14 6 (9.09%) PMI
14 6 (9.09%) PMI Certification
14 6 (9.09%) Legal
14 6 (9.09%) QA
14 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
14 6 (9.09%) Information Governance
15 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.55%) CMS
1 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.52%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) MS Project
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Intranet
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) DHCP
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.06%) Star Schema
1 4 (6.06%) Big Data
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Legal
3 3 (4.55%) Publishing
4 2 (3.03%) Local Government
4 2 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (10.61%) Data Analyst
3 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Information Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Information Governance Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Governance Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Solutions Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) NHS Information Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Data Protection Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Service Transition Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) XML
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
2 4 (6.06%) EJB
2 4 (6.06%) JSP
3 1 (1.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 50 (75.76%) Data Protection Act
1 50 (75.76%) Freedom of Information Act
2 19 (28.79%) Management Information System
3 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 7 (10.61%) CESG
5 6 (9.09%) PMI
6 5 (7.58%) NHS
7 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.52%) FMCG
7 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) UNIX
1 4 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (84.85%) Data Protection
2 28 (42.42%) ITIL
3 20 (30.30%) Project Management
4 18 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 17 (25.76%) Service Management
6 16 (24.24%) Risk Management
7 11 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 10 (15.15%) PRINCE2
9 9 (13.64%) Information Security
9 9 (13.64%) Data Analysis
10 8 (12.12%) Information Management
11 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.61%) PRINCE
12 6 (9.09%) Information Governance
13 5 (7.58%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (6.06%) ITSM
14 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (6.06%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) Java
1 5 (7.58%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) CISSP
5 1 (1.52%) CISA
5 1 (1.52%) CISM
5 1 (1.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) SLA
2 6 (9.09%) QA
3 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.52%) XenApp
1 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) Citrix
3 3 (4.55%) Adobe
4 2 (3.03%) Sun
4 2 (3.03%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.03%) FatWire
5 1 (1.52%) Northgate
5 1 (1.52%) Qualys
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.52%) HP
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