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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 405 406 384
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 23 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.049% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.13% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 24
Median daily rate £505 £275 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.63% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £238 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £505 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £274
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +46.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.31 £14.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-23.87% -15.14%
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 8215 8602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.49% 36.31% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5743 5646 6035
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 140 157
Median hourly rate £21.17 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.02 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 3 £625 +66.66%
Croydon - 3 £285 -
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 28 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 18 (51.43%) Freedom of Information Act
3 17 (48.57%) Legal
4 15 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (37.14%) Information Assurance
5 13 (37.14%) Information Governance
6 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
7 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 10 (28.57%) ITIL
7 10 (28.57%) NHS
7 10 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 9 (25.71%) Records Management
8 9 (25.71%) ITIL V3
9 8 (22.86%) Internet
9 8 (22.86%) Information Security
10 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
10 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (20.00%) CLAS
11 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
11 6 (17.14%) CESG
11 6 (17.14%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
11 6 (17.14%) Project Management
11 6 (17.14%) Service Design
12 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
12 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 5 (14.29%) Service Management
12 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery

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 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.71%) IIS
1 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) Network Security
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) EDMS
General
1 17 (48.57%) Legal
2 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.43%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Local Government
5 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Architect
2 10 (28.57%) Security Architect
3 8 (22.86%) Information Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Governance Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Information Governance Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Information Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) CISSP Architect
6 2 (5.71%) CLAS Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.71%) Head of Information
6 2 (5.71%) ICT Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Information Assurance Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Information Officer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) NHS Information Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.86%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
1 1 (2.86%) XML
1 1 (2.86%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Freedom of Information Act
2 15 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
4 10 (28.57%) NHS
5 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (17.14%) CESG
6 6 (17.14%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
8 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
9 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
9 1 (2.86%) Health Informatics
9 1 (2.86%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (37.14%) Information Assurance
2 13 (37.14%) Information Governance
3 10 (28.57%) ITIL
3 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 9 (25.71%) ITIL V3
4 9 (25.71%) Records Management
5 8 (22.86%) Information Security
6 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) Service Design
8 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (14.29%) Information Management
8 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 5 (14.29%) Service Management
9 4 (11.43%) SABSA
9 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
10 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
1 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) CLAS
3 4 (11.43%) CISSP
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) CITP
4 2 (5.71%) IISP
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CISM
5 1 (2.86%) CRISC
5 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) ECDL
5 1 (2.86%) ISACA
5 1 (2.86%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.86%) ISSMP
5 1 (2.86%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.86%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Citrix
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Progress
2 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.86%) Sun