The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 133 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.081% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £256 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +44.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.82%
Freedom of Information
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
879 940 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.44% 29.34% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 451 431
Median daily rate £350 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 19
Median hourly rate £40.50 £18.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.44% -25.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £12.35 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £49.01 £57.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Freedom of Information
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Lothian - 1 £350 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £161 -
Freedom of Information
UK

Freedom of Information
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V2
2 1 (33.33%) Records Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Information Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V2
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Records Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001