The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 28 March 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)
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex - 1.33% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £253 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £25.15 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.65 £24.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -51.45% +61.61%  

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

Generic IT Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 61 97 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 28.11% 32.33% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 60 52
Median daily rate £350 £334 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.86% -11.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £431 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £11.00 £29.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.71% +87.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Freedom of Information as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information in East Sussex

Freedom of Information
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Freedom of Information in East Sussex

Freedom of Information
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Freedom of Information in East Sussex