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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 423 413 410
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 4 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.049% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.052% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 16
Median daily rate £450 £275 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -22.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £177 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £385 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £350 £410
% change year-on-year
-22.14% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -
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
7751 8356 8570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.03% 37.04% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5390 5798 6102
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 144 194
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.00 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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
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
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 8 December 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 -8 1 - -
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 19 (90.48%) Data Protection
2 11 (52.38%) Freedom of Information Act
3 10 (47.62%) Management Information System
4 9 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Information Management
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) Project Management
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 5 (23.81%) Legal
6 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
6 5 (23.81%) Information Governance
6 5 (23.81%) Records Management
7 4 (19.05%) CentOS
7 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) Data Security
7 4 (19.05%) Security Management
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) Solaris
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Unix
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
8 3 (14.29%) Active Directory

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 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (14.29%) CTI
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) Star Schema
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (23.81%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Administrator
1 4 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (19.05%) Unix Administrator
1 4 (19.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Information Officer
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) ETL Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Information Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior PMO
4 1 (4.76%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Manager
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Information Governance Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Freedom of Information Act
2 10 (47.62%) Management Information System
3 9 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
4 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
5 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) CentOS
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Solaris
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Data Protection
2 6 (28.57%) Information Management
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
3 5 (23.81%) Information Governance
3 5 (23.81%) Records Management
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
4 4 (19.05%) Data Security
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Security Management
4 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (14.29%) Document Management
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Data Encryption
6 2 (9.52%) Information Retrieval
6 2 (9.52%) Inmon Methodology
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle