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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank - 150 127
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.027% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.10% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £278
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +47.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.15 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -29.51%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1199 998 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.90% 26.94% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 591 481
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +2.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.56 £12.00 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 2 (66.67%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) E-Procurement
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act

Freedom of Information
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 (33.33%) GIS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Procurement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) E-Procurement
1 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Process Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP