The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £218 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.73% -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -42.00%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
603 419 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.80% 19.52% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 244 288
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 32 51
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -53.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Freedom of Information
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Freedom of Information
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 1 £225 -
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) NHS Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Governance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001