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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 257 267 246
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.036% 0.071% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £330 £240 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £140 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £412 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £161 £338
% change year-on-year
+117.05% -52.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £35.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.26 £16.50 £27.53
% change year-on-year
-19.65% -40.05%
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
2566 3096 2819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.82% 31.31% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1774 1528
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 £215 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 179 165
Median hourly rate £24.09 £21.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
East Sussex +3 2 £160 -51.51%
Berkshire - 1 £500 -
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
1 5 (83.33%) Information Governance
2 3 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Records Management
3 2 (33.33%) NHS
3 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
1 5 (83.33%) Information Governance
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Records Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco