Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +196
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.11% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median daily rate £525 - -
England median daily rate £371 £334 £340
% change year-on-year +11.24% -1.84% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £14.60 - -
England median hourly rate £18.50 £13.96 £19.25
% change year-on-year +32.57% -27.51% +13.14%

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 1,495 1,430 1,437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.69% 33.24% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 828 788
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £200 £205
90th Percentile £588 £563 £552
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 117 147
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.83% +57.89% -24.00%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £56.25 £47.82 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +17.55%

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 25 May 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 - 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £525 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Freedom of Information
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SMS
2 3 (60.00%) GIS
2 3 (60.00%) Spatial Data
2 3 (60.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics

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%) SMS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Geospatial Data
1 3 (60.00%) GIS
1 3 (60.00%) Spatial Data
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) GIS Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
2 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
1 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (20.00%) SLA