Period
to 12 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information over the 6 months to 12 December 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 189 201
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12 +9
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.078% 0.021% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.065% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
East of England median daily rate £150 - £160
10th Percentile £99 - £135
90th Percentile £175 - £183
England median daily rate £386 £385 £385
% change year-on-year +0.32% - +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +60.00% -24.24% -13.16%

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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1628 1539 1576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.85% 31.88% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 851 830
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +2.67%
10th Percentile £198 £180 £190
90th Percentile £573 £538 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 133 181
East of England median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +45.45% -3.30%
10th Percentile £11.08 £11.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.38 £43.75 £42.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.13 £19.35
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.01% +10.26%

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information in the East of England

Freedom of Information
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Freedom of Information in the East of England

Freedom of Information
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Freedom of Information in the East of England

Freedom of Information
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire - 2 £150 -
Essex - 1 £95 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Freedom of Information
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (75.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (75.00%) Information Governance
2 3 (75.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) GDPR
3 2 (50.00%) RIA
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) Degree

Freedom of Information
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Officer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (75.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (50.00%) RIA
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Information Governance
2 3 (75.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft