The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information 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 over the 3 months to 26 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 (FOI)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 585 588
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3  
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 20 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.078% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 36
Median daily rate £375 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -1.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £410
% change year-on-year -12.50% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £15.31 £12.50 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.44% -40.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.31 - £21.15

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14478 16219 16382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.54% 33.28% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9485 10793 10517
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 523 579
Median hourly rate £21.70 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Freedom of Information
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 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Freedom of Information in England

Freedom of Information
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Freedom of Information in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Freedom of Information in England

Freedom of Information
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 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Freedom of Information in England

Freedom of Information
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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 -22 12 £500 -9.09% 1
West Midlands +26 4 - - 2
North West - 3 - -
South East +29 1 £375 -6.25%
Freedom of Information
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 30 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 20 (44.44%) Data Protection Act
2 20 (44.44%) Freedom of Information Act
3 16 (35.56%) Management Information System
4 12 (26.67%) Information Governance
5 11 (24.44%) Legal
6 9 (20.00%) Information Management
6 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 9 (20.00%) Information Security
6 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (17.78%) Line Management
7 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
7 8 (17.78%) PCI DSS
8 7 (15.56%) NHS
8 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.56%) Information Assurance
9 6 (13.33%) Degree
9 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
9 6 (13.33%) Records Management
10 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 5 (11.11%) Finance
10 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 5 (11.11%) Local Government
10 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (11.11%) ITIL
10 5 (11.11%) GDPR
10 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
10 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
11 4 (8.89%) User Experience

Freedom of Information
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 3 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) LAN
1 3 (6.67%) WAN
1 3 (6.67%) Wireless
1 3 (6.67%) WLAN
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) SMTP
3 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.22%) NAS
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) RFID
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) EDRMS
2 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) EDMS
3 1 (2.22%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (2.22%) QlikView
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (24.44%) Legal
2 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Local Government
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Information Manager
2 8 (17.78%) Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Governance Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Information Governance Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Security Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) NHS Information Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Communications Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Officer
7 2 (4.44%) Information Officer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Communications Manager
7 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.44%) PMO Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Server Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Server Support
7 2 (4.44%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) CSS
1 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) RSS
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) Itk
3 1 (2.22%) jQuery
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Data Protection Act
1 20 (44.44%) Freedom of Information Act
2 16 (35.56%) Management Information System
3 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (15.56%) NHS
5 4 (8.89%) User Experience
6 3 (6.67%) Social Media
6 3 (6.67%) VLE
7 1 (2.22%) CESG
7 1 (2.22%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Solaris
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 12 (26.67%) Information Governance
3 9 (20.00%) Information Management
3 9 (20.00%) Information Security
3 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (17.78%) Line Management
5 7 (15.56%) Information Assurance
6 6 (13.33%) Records Management
6 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
8 4 (8.89%) Project Management
8 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.89%) Statistics
9 3 (6.67%) Change Management
9 3 (6.67%) ITSM
9 3 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) Degree
3 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) CITP
4 3 (6.67%) MBCS
5 2 (4.44%) IISP
5 2 (4.44%) ISEB
5 2 (4.44%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.22%) CISM
6 1 (2.22%) CISSP
6 1 (2.22%) CLAS
6 1 (2.22%) HND
6 1 (2.22%) ISACA
6 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) PCI DSS
2 5 (11.11%) GDPR
3 2 (4.44%) HL7
3 2 (4.44%) PMO
3 2 (4.44%) QA
3 2 (4.44%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (2.22%) BS7799
4 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Blackboard
2 3 (6.67%) LANDesk
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
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