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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 150 140 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.062% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £145 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-53.94% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 - -
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
1255 909 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.01% 28.09% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 525 478
Average daily rate £400 £364 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.81% +7.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £231 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 40 52
Average hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.72 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester - 1 £115 -
Freedom of Information Act
England

Freedom of Information Act
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Freedom of Information Act 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 Act.

1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Freedom of Information Act 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 Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning