The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 260 252 246
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 3 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.034% 0.18% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.56% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 1
Median daily rate £400 £420 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £278
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +47.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.15 -
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2785 3012 2682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.30% 32.00% 29.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1620 1591 1455
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £236 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 136 154
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £11.17 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Freedom of Information
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Freedom of Information
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 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
Oxfordshire +11 1 £400 -15.78%
Berkshire -1 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £250 -
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 South East region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 7 (70.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (40.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) NHS
4 2 (20.00%) Intranet
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) e-Learning
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (20.00%) Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) CMS
4 2 (20.00%) Records Management
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Designer
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Web Designer
1 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (10.00%) Information Governance Officer
2 1 (10.00%) Information Officer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (20.00%) e-Learning
2 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Records Management
3 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (10.00%) VMware