Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 203 191
Rank change year-on-year -4 -12 +17
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.098% 0.077% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.24% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
East of England median daily rate £124 £150 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% - -
England median daily rate £450 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.57 £18.10 £12.50
% change year-on-year -13.97% +44.76% -33.59%

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 1,630 1,699 1,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.91% 32.84% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 972 918
East of England median daily rate £448 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +8.84% -2.00%
10th Percentile £205 £190 £185
90th Percentile £600 £572 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 114 129
East of England median hourly rate £18.35 £19.19 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.38% -39.08% +40.39%
10th Percentile £13.08 £10.97 £13.84
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Freedom of Information in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 15 November 2018. 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
Essex -16 3 £118 +23.68%
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £275 +83.33% 1
Freedom of Information
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) Records Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) NHS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Technical Support
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Services Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Records Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft