Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 611 593
Rank change year-on-year -2 -18 -1
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 14 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% 0.026% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.077% 0.072% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 11
London median daily rate £506 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +63.64% -38.89%
10th Percentile £244 £197 £163
90th Percentile £600 £570 £520
England median daily rate £525 £375 £275
% change year-on-year +40.00% +36.36% -38.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.10 £13.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year +36.49% -19.65% -

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

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18273 16696 17618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.02% 36.86% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13090 11835 12394
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £294 £273
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 252 311
London median hourly rate £21.20 £19.96 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -0.20% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.67 £19.03
% change year-on-year -0.82% +8.62% +5.72%

Freedom of Information Act
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Freedom of Information Act as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
East London - 2 £267 -
Freedom of Information Act
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 14 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 13 (92.86%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (92.86%) Data Protection
3 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (57.14%) Information Assurance
5 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (42.86%) Legal
7 5 (35.71%) Law
8 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
8 3 (21.43%) GDPR
8 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
8 3 (21.43%) Information Security
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco
8 3 (21.43%) ISEB
8 3 (21.43%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
9 2 (14.29%) NHS
9 2 (14.29%) SMS
9 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 2 (14.29%) Postgraduate
9 2 (14.29%) CESG
9 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
9 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (14.29%) Degree
9 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (14.29%) TOGAF

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 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SMS
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 6 (42.86%) Legal
2 5 (35.71%) Law
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Information Officer
2 2 (14.29%) Compliance Officer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Data Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Head of Information
2 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Officer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) GDPR Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 13 (92.86%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) CESG
5 2 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Data Protection
2 8 (57.14%) Information Assurance
3 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
5 2 (14.29%) Information Management
5 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.14%) Case Management
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) SABSA
6 1 (7.14%) Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Design
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Postgraduate
5 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (7.14%) CISM
5 1 (7.14%) CISSP
5 1 (7.14%) CITP
5 1 (7.14%) IISP
5 1 (7.14%) ISACA
5 1 (7.14%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) GDPR
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco