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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 393 365 363
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -2
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 10 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 22
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -4.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £271 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £609
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £273 £300
% change year-on-year
+46.78% -9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-15.14% +7.69%
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
7742 8397 8528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.93% 37.11% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5353 5935 5878
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £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 142 136 189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 1 £245 -42.28% 1
Southwark - 1 £238 -
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (82.22%) Data Protection
2 25 (55.56%) Freedom of Information Act
3 20 (44.44%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 15 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 12 (26.67%) SQL
6 10 (22.22%) Project Management
7 9 (20.00%) Finance
7 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
9 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.56%) Degree
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (13.33%) Information Management
10 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (13.33%) Legal
10 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
10 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
10 6 (13.33%) ETL
10 6 (13.33%) CRM
10 6 (13.33%) NHS
10 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 6 (13.33%) Information Assurance
11 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
11 5 (11.11%) ISEB

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) NAS
1 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
1 1 (2.22%) LDAP
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (11.11%) MS Access
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.89%) Cognos Impromptu
4 4 (8.89%) Big Data
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.67%) Star Schema
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) Ant
1 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Legal
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Information Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Security Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Business Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Information Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) ETL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.44%) CRM Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Information Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) MDX
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
3 1 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) XSL
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) Freedom of Information Act
2 20 (44.44%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (13.33%) NHS
6 4 (8.89%) CESG
6 4 (8.89%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
7 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (4.44%) Statistics
8 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
8 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
9 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
9 1 (2.22%) Open Source
9 1 (2.22%) RMADS
9 1 (2.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
1 2 (4.44%) UNIX
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
1 2 (4.44%) Solaris
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.22%) CentOS
2 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Data Protection
2 15 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (22.22%) Project Management
4 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
4 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.33%) Information Management
5 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.33%) ETL
5 6 (13.33%) CRM
5 6 (13.33%) Information Assurance
6 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.11%) Information Security
7 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (6.67%) Analytics
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.67%) Information Governance
8 3 (6.67%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (4.44%) Perl
4 2 (4.44%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) ISEB
4 4 (8.89%) Postgraduate
5 3 (6.67%) ISACA
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (6.67%) CISM
5 3 (6.67%) CISSP
5 3 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (4.44%) MBCS
6 2 (4.44%) CITP
6 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Cognos
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Sun
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) Apple
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Northgate
6 1 (2.22%) Google
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 535 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Keystream Technology
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago