The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank - 171 136
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.023% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.079% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £433
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -24.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.26 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year
-19.65% -
Freedom of Information Act
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1140 1259 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.79% 29.11% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 775 526
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 58
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.44 £44.50 £35.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Freedom of Information Act as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Act Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Freedom of Information Act
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the North West region.

Freedom of Information Act Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Freedom of Information Act
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the North West region.

Freedom of Information Act Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Freedom of Information Act
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 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 North West region with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) E-Procurement
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Procurement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Procurement
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP