Period
to 23 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information over the 6 months to 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Freedom of Information (FOI)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 65 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 - -
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.47% 0.15% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate - - -
East of England median daily rate £275 £525 -
% change year-on-year -47.62% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £14.60 -

Freedom of Information is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 117 194 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 27.27% 29.57% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 124 109
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £443 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +18.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £189 £263 £120
90th Percentile £600 £562 £500
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £11.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.38% +24.04% -66.14%
10th Percentile £32.50 £10.16 £11.33
90th Percentile £37.50 £25.63 £33.38
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £20.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +16.86% -18.60%

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Freedom of Information as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information in Bedfordshire

Freedom of Information
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Freedom of Information
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR

Freedom of Information
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) DSP Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Darktrace
1 1 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos