The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information 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 over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank - 130 131
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.20% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.63% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £440 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £360 £243
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +48.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.82 £27.53 -
% change year-on-year
-31.61% -
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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
1235 960 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.36% 31.34% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 504 410
Average daily rate £400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 52 54
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.45 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Freedom of Information
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 across the North West region.

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Freedom of Information
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 across the North West region.

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Freedom of Information
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Change Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Change Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Assistant Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
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