The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 600 592 573
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 40 48 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.086% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 35
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £238 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £498 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
- +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17935 17894 17618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.36% 31.90% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11603 11087 10853
Median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 699 712
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.61 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.56% -9.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Freedom of Information within the UK.

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Freedom of Information
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information within the UK.

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Freedom of Information
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Freedom of Information
Top 23 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England -4 38 £413 +1.85% 2
London +4 28 £550 +69.23% 1
City of London +35 5 £428 -5.00% 1
South West +5 4 £438 +40.00%
Bristol - 4 £438 -
South East -8 2 £400 -4.76%
Scotland -21 2 £256 -24.29%
North East -53 2 £625 +177.77%
Durham - 2 £625 -
Croydon - 2 £285 -
Oxfordshire +7 1 £400 -15.78%
Southwark -2 1 - -
Berkshire -11 1 £400 -
West Midlands -21 1 £363 +0.69%
East of England - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £363 -
West Lothian - 1 £350 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £161 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Livingston - 1 £350 -
East Kilbride - 1 £161 -
Norfolk - 1 - -

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 56 (71.79%) Data Protection
2 36 (46.15%) Freedom of Information Act
3 32 (41.03%) Management Information System
4 29 (37.18%) Data Protection Act
5 25 (32.05%) Legal
6 20 (25.64%) NHS
7 17 (21.79%) Information Governance
8 16 (20.51%) Records Management
8 16 (20.51%) Project Management
8 16 (20.51%) Risk Management
9 14 (17.95%) ITIL
9 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
10 13 (16.67%) Information Assurance
10 13 (16.67%) Finance
11 12 (15.38%) Information Management
11 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (15.38%) ITIL V3
12 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
13 10 (12.82%) MS Office
13 10 (12.82%) Information Security
13 10 (12.82%) CESG Certified Professional
13 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
14 9 (11.54%) Degree
14 9 (11.54%) Internet
15 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
16 7 (8.97%) Unix
16 7 (8.97%) Oracle
16 7 (8.97%) Solaris
16 7 (8.97%) TOGAF
16 7 (8.97%) CMS

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.97%) CMS
2 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Office
2 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) Internet
2 4 (5.13%) Intranet
3 2 (2.56%) Network Security
3 2 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (1.28%) Converged Networks
4 1 (1.28%) Firewall
4 1 (1.28%) NAS
4 1 (1.28%) SAN
4 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.56%) EDMS
1 2 (2.56%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.28%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.28%) GIS
General
1 25 (32.05%) Legal
2 13 (16.67%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
4 2 (2.56%) Law
4 2 (2.56%) Local Government
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) Architect
2 13 (16.67%) Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Information Manager
4 10 (12.82%) Security Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Governance Manager
5 5 (6.41%) Information Governance Manager
5 5 (6.41%) Information Officer
6 4 (5.13%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Information Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Administrator
7 3 (3.85%) Applications Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Head of Information
7 3 (3.85%) Information Architect
7 3 (3.85%) NHS Information Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.56%) CLAS Architect
8 2 (2.56%) Solaris Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) HTML
2 2 (2.56%) CSS
2 2 (2.56%) CSS3
2 2 (2.56%) HTML5
2 2 (2.56%) jQuery
3 1 (1.28%) Middleware
3 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) XML
3 1 (1.28%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (46.15%) Freedom of Information Act
2 32 (41.03%) Management Information System
3 29 (37.18%) Data Protection Act
4 20 (25.64%) NHS
5 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.41%) CESG
6 5 (6.41%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (6.41%) Fat Client
6 5 (6.41%) Thin Client
7 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
8 3 (3.85%) e-Learning
9 2 (2.56%) Blog
9 2 (2.56%) Informatics
9 2 (2.56%) Social Media
9 2 (2.56%) User Experience
9 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.28%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Solaris
1 7 (8.97%) Unix
2 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
2 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (71.79%) Data Protection
2 17 (21.79%) Information Governance
3 16 (20.51%) Project Management
3 16 (20.51%) Records Management
3 16 (20.51%) Risk Management
4 14 (17.95%) ITIL
5 13 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 12 (15.38%) Information Management
6 12 (15.38%) ITIL V3
7 10 (12.82%) Information Security
8 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
9 7 (8.97%) Service Management
9 7 (8.97%) TOGAF
10 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
10 6 (7.69%) Service Design
11 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
11 5 (6.41%) Document Management
11 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (5.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) CESG Certified Professional
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.54%) Degree
4 6 (7.69%) CLAS
5 5 (6.41%) CISSP
6 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.56%) CISM
6 2 (2.56%) CITP
6 2 (2.56%) IISP
7 1 (1.28%) CCIE
7 1 (1.28%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.28%) CISMP
7 1 (1.28%) CRISC
7 1 (1.28%) ISACA
7 1 (1.28%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.28%) ISSMP
7 1 (1.28%) MBCS
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.28%) COBIT
4 1 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.28%) RMADS
4 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.28%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle
3 6 (7.69%) NetApp
3 6 (7.69%) Symantec
3 6 (7.69%) Veritas
4 5 (6.41%) Citrix
5 2 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco
6 1 (1.28%) Progress
6 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.28%) Sun
6 1 (1.28%) Twitter
6 1 (1.28%) VMware
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