Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information 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 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 (FOI)
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 597 568
Rank change year-on-year +8 -29 +5
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 38 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.081% 0.057% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 28
London median daily rate £413 £300 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -3.61% -25.89%
10th Percentile £147 £194 £163
90th Percentile £600 £543 £550
England median daily rate £383 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +9.36% -7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
London median hourly rate - £12.50 -
England median hourly rate £18.10 £12.50 £18.82
% change year-on-year +44.76% -33.59% -31.62%

Freedom of Information 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
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information in London

Freedom of Information
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 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Freedom of Information in London

Freedom of Information
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Freedom of Information in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Freedom of Information in London

Freedom of Information
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 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Freedom of Information in London

Freedom of Information
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 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
Central London -4 5 £250 -16.67% 1
East London - 3 £259 - 1
West London - 1 £225 -
Freedom of Information
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 London region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 30 (78.95%) Data Protection
2 21 (55.26%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (36.84%) Freedom of Information Act
3 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 13 (34.21%) Information Governance
4 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (28.95%) GDPR
6 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 10 (26.32%) Legal
7 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 8 (21.05%) Finance
7 8 (21.05%) Information Assurance
8 7 (18.42%) Law
9 6 (15.79%) Information Security
9 6 (15.79%) Project Management
10 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
10 5 (13.16%) NHS
11 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
11 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
11 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (7.89%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (7.89%) Google Drive
12 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
12 3 (7.89%) Logistics
12 3 (7.89%) Google
12 3 (7.89%) IT Governance
12 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
12 3 (7.89%) Cisco

Freedom of Information
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 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SMS
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Power BI
General
1 10 (26.32%) Legal
2 8 (21.05%) Finance
3 7 (18.42%) Law
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Information Officer
2 4 (10.53%) Information Governance Officer
2 4 (10.53%) Information Manager
2 4 (10.53%) Senior Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Compliance Officer
3 3 (7.89%) Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Data Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Officer
4 2 (5.26%) Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Data Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Head of Information
4 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (2.63%) PMO Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Project Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) Data Protection Act
2 14 (36.84%) Freedom of Information Act
3 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (13.16%) NHS
5 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.26%) CESG
7 1 (2.63%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Data Protection
2 13 (34.21%) Information Governance
3 8 (21.05%) Information Assurance
3 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.79%) Information Security
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) IT Governance
7 3 (7.89%) Logistics
7 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.26%) Information Management
8 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.63%) Information Security Management
9 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (7.89%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) ISEB
4 2 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.63%) CISM
5 1 (2.63%) CISSP
5 1 (2.63%) CITP
5 1 (2.63%) IISP
5 1 (2.63%) ISACA
5 1 (2.63%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) GDPR
2 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.63%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco
1 3 (7.89%) Google
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Cognos