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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Freedom of Information (FOI)
England / London
Rank 384 409 380
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 13 11 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.051% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.15% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 25
Median daily rate £400 £273 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.78% -33.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £239 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £347 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
-39.20% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year
-58.33% -

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
6654 7381 7499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.35% 34.43% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4613 5189 5199
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 120 143
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.53% +4.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £35.36 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 -3 2 £300 -
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 7 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (35.71%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) NHS
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 4 (28.57%) Information Governance
3 4 (28.57%) Line Management
4 3 (21.43%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) People Management
4 3 (21.43%) Contract Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (21.43%) LANDesk
4 3 (21.43%) Local Government
4 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Security
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling

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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SMTP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) RFID
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (14.29%) Star Schema
2 1 (7.14%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Local Government
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Information Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Governance Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Information Governance Manager
2 3 (21.43%) NHS Information Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) ETL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 2 (14.29%) PMO Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) RSS
2 1 (7.14%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 5 (35.71%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (28.57%) NHS
4 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) CentOS
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 4 (28.57%) Information Governance
2 4 (28.57%) Line Management
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Contract Management
3 3 (21.43%) IT Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) People Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Demand Management
4 2 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
4 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) HL7
1 2 (14.29%) QA
1 2 (14.29%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) LANDesk
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco