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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 401 379 389
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 23 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.38% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 18
Average daily rate
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£463 £411 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.53% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £240 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £468 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £280 £218
% change year-on-year
+49.10% +28.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £30.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-29.51% +106.89%
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
8290 8626 9188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.54% 37.64% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 5888 6257
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 145 204
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 8 £500 +19.68%
Southwark - 1 £238 -
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 41 (82.00%) Data Protection
2 20 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 19 (38.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 17 (34.00%) Project Management
5 16 (32.00%) Information Management
6 12 (24.00%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (22.00%) Service Delivery
7 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
8 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (18.00%) Information Architecture
9 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (16.00%) SQL
10 8 (16.00%) Change Management
10 8 (16.00%) Statistics
11 6 (12.00%) Finance
12 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 5 (10.00%) NHS
12 5 (10.00%) Citrix
12 5 (10.00%) MS Access
12 5 (10.00%) CRM
13 4 (8.00%) Python
13 4 (8.00%) Cognos
13 4 (8.00%) Cognos Impromptu
13 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
13 4 (8.00%) UNIX

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) LDAP
1 3 (6.00%) LAN
1 3 (6.00%) SAN
1 3 (6.00%) Firewall
1 3 (6.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (6.00%) NAS
2 2 (4.00%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) MS Access
2 4 (8.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.00%) ObjectStore
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.00%) EDRMS
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Ant
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Local Government
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Consultant
2 7 (14.00%) Information Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Information Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Business Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Information Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) CRM Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Information Management Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Management Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Information Governance Manager
6 2 (4.00%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) MDX
2 2 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 19 (38.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 12 (24.00%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (16.00%) Statistics
6 5 (10.00%) NHS
7 4 (8.00%) Thin Client
7 4 (8.00%) Fat Client
8 2 (4.00%) Taxonomies
8 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
8 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
9 1 (2.00%) RMADS
9 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
9 1 (2.00%) CESG
9 1 (2.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) UNIX
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
1 4 (8.00%) Solaris
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
1 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (6.00%) CentOS
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) Data Protection
2 17 (34.00%) Project Management
3 16 (32.00%) Information Management
4 11 (22.00%) Service Delivery
4 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 9 (18.00%) Information Architecture
7 8 (16.00%) Change Management
8 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.00%) CRM
9 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.00%) ETL
10 3 (6.00%) PRINCE
10 3 (6.00%) Information Assurance
10 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
10 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
10 3 (6.00%) Information Governance
10 3 (6.00%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) Perl
2 4 (8.00%) Python
3 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.00%) Postgraduate
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 2 (4.00%) CCNA
4 2 (4.00%) ISEB
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) RHCE
4 2 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.00%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Puppet
2 3 (6.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Citrix
3 4 (8.00%) Cognos
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Dell
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.00%) Sun
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Northgate
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
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