Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 240 268
Rank change year-on-year -8 +28 +26
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 3 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.042% 0.089% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.097% 0.22% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
City of London median daily rate £438 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £275 £239 £257
90th Percentile £600 £325 £532
Central London median daily rate £250 £300 £450
% change year-on-year -16.67% -33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
City of London median hourly rate - £12.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3108 2787 3650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.66% 41.43% 39.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2420 2179 2907
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 56
City of London median hourly rate £22.26 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.25 £54.51 £35.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.23 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.29% -12.50% +14.29%

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Freedom of Information as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information in the City of London

Freedom of Information
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Freedom of Information in the City of London

Freedom of Information
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Freedom of Information in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Freedom of Information in the City of London

Freedom of Information
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Freedom of Information in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) GDPR
2 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Reinsurance
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit

Freedom of Information
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Information Governance Officer
1 2 (66.67%) Information Officer
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Governance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft