The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 28 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 418 426
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8  
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 9 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.074% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 9
Median daily rate £688 £613 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.24% +122.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £226 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £256 £360
% change year-on-year +46.77% -29.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.50 -
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7987 8107 8470
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.47% 37.35% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5703 5862 5997
Median daily rate £520 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 105 140
Median hourly rate £21.40 £20.26 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.62% +1.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £12.50 £14.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Freedom of Information Act
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Freedom of Information Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Freedom of Information Act in London

Freedom of Information Act
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Freedom of Information Act in London

Freedom of Information Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Freedom of Information Act in London

Freedom of Information Act
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +1 3 £713 +14.00%
Freedom of Information Act
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 13 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 11 (84.62%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (84.62%) Data Protection
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Information Assurance
3 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (46.15%) Legal
4 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
5 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
5 5 (38.46%) Information Governance
5 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (30.77%) NHS
7 3 (23.08%) Information Security
7 3 (23.08%) MBCS
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) SABSA
7 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
7 3 (23.08%) CITP
8 2 (15.38%) Information Management
8 2 (15.38%) Degree
8 2 (15.38%) IISP
8 2 (15.38%) Postgraduate
8 2 (15.38%) IIS
8 2 (15.38%) Line Management
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (7.69%) BS7799
9 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects

Freedom of Information Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (46.15%) Legal
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Security Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Governance Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Information Governance Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Information Manager
2 4 (30.77%) NHS Information Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Information
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 11 (84.62%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) NHS
5 1 (7.69%) CESG
5 1 (7.69%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Data Protection
2 7 (53.85%) Information Assurance
3 5 (38.46%) Information Governance
3 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) SABSA
4 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 2 (15.38%) Information Management
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Case Management
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Data Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Qualitative Research
6 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Research
6 1 (7.69%) Records Management
6 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) CITP
3 3 (23.08%) MBCS
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) IISP
4 2 (15.38%) Postgraduate
5 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (7.69%) CISM
5 1 (7.69%) CISSP
5 1 (7.69%) CLAS
5 1 (7.69%) ISACA
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) BS7799
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)