The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Freedom of Information (FOI)
England / South West
Rank 132 - 138
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.039% - 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £275 - £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -17.14%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
694 954 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.89% 31.89% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 654 486
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 65 55
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire - 1 £275 -
Freedom of Information
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 6 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (66.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (55.56%) Data Structures
3 5 (55.56%) Data Quality
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) Veritas
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (22.22%) NHS
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (66.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Report Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 5 (55.56%) Data Structures
3 3 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (22.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) NetApp
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Symantec
1 3 (33.33%) Veritas