Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 629 628 611
Rank change year-on-year -1 -17 -1
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 11 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.030% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.062% 0.076% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 8
London median daily rate £370 £506 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.91% +35.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £275 £244 £196
90th Percentile £491 £600 £515
England median daily rate £465 £525 £363
% change year-on-year -11.43% +44.83% +21.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.10 £13.26
% change year-on-year -6.05% +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 17,840 18,507 16,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.47% 39.65% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,856 13,241 11,838
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 234 254
London median hourly rate £23.50 £21.90 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +9.72% -0.20%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.79 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.09 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.45% - +5.10%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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
South London - 2 £488 -
North London - 1 - -
Freedom of Information Act
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 11 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (63.64%) GDPR
3 5 (45.45%) Information Governance
3 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) Data Security
4 4 (36.36%) Security Management
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) CentOS
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Terraform
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
5 3 (27.27%) Records Management
5 3 (27.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (27.27%) Information Management
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon S3
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) Law
6 2 (18.18%) Legal

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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon S3
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) AWS Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Information Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Unix Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Governance Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Information Governance Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) HR Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Governance Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) CentOS
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Solaris
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (45.45%) Information Governance
3 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (36.36%) Data Security
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Security Management
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Information Management
4 3 (27.27%) Records Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Document Management
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
6 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
1 4 (36.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Nintex