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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Freedom of Information (FOI)
England / South East
Rank - 253 254
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.024% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.076% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £518 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -

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
2171 2642 2818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.90% 31.64% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1221 1530 1516
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 167 166
Median hourly rate £19.63 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.92% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.48 £57.93 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISMS
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification

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 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) ISMS
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco