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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 237 240 247
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.092% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.37% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£258 £360 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.47% +89.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £190
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +44.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.05 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.53 - £25.00
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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
2584 2168 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.84% 24.82% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1141 1132
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 124 183
Average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Freedom of Information also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Freedom of Information.

1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) NHS
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) DTS
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) ISMS
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Freedom of Information also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Freedom of Information. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) DTS
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Information Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Report Writer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISMS
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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