The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 22 June 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 Act (FOIA)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 619 607
Rank change year-on-year +44 -12  
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 15 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.036% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 13
Median daily rate £675 £600 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +118.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £204 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £235 £360
% change year-on-year +59.57% -34.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.31 £29.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.11% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.31 - -

Freedom of Information Act 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14405 16514 16449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.47% 33.34% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9438 11001 10514
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £273 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 529 597
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +16.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Freedom of Information Act
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information Act in England

Freedom of Information Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Freedom of Information Act in England

Freedom of Information Act
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Freedom of Information Act in England

Freedom of Information Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Freedom of Information Act in England

Freedom of Information Act
Contract Job Locations in 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 Act within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 9 £688 +12.24%
West Midlands - 4 - - 2
North West +24 1 - -
South East - 1 £375 -
Freedom of Information Act
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 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 England region with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 20 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 18 (90.00%) Data Protection
3 16 (80.00%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (35.00%) Information Assurance
7 6 (30.00%) Legal
7 6 (30.00%) Information Governance
8 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) NHS
10 3 (15.00%) SABSA
10 3 (15.00%) LAN
10 3 (15.00%) WLAN
10 3 (15.00%) WAN
10 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (15.00%) Project Management
10 3 (15.00%) Wireless
10 3 (15.00%) Information Security
10 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
10 3 (15.00%) CITP
10 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
10 3 (15.00%) MBCS
11 2 (10.00%) Degree
11 2 (10.00%) SCCM
11 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet

Freedom of Information Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
1 3 (15.00%) WLAN
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (30.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Security Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Governance Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Information Governance Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 4 (20.00%) NHS Information Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Server Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Server Support
3 2 (10.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 16 (80.00%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (20.00%) NHS
5 1 (5.00%) CESG
5 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (35.00%) Information Assurance
3 6 (30.00%) Information Governance
4 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) SABSA
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) Information Management
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
7 1 (5.00%) Case Management
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Data Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.00%) Qualitative Research
7 1 (5.00%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) CITP
3 3 (15.00%) MBCS
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) IISP
4 2 (10.00%) Postgraduate
5 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (5.00%) CISM
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP
5 1 (5.00%) CLAS
5 1 (5.00%) HND
5 1 (5.00%) ISACA
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB
5 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) BS7799
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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