Period
to 22 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information over the 6 months to 22 September 2020 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 > Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 - 260
Rank change year-on-year - +260 -20
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 5 0 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.28% - 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £488 - £600
10th Percentile £451 - £588
90th Percentile £544 - £613
England median daily rate £475 £275 £450
% change year-on-year +72.73% -38.89% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.85 £16.50 £15.57
% change year-on-year +86.97% +5.99% -22.16%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 583 1,746 2,146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 32.73% 28.09% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 999 1,253
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £198 £213 £230
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 94 120
Median hourly rate £22.18 £15.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.06% -2.21% -5.10%
10th Percentile £13.62 £11.24 £10.81
90th Percentile £36.75 £47.17 £30.33
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.34 £20.50
% change year-on-year +56.70% +8.95% +2.50%

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Freedom of Information as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information in the Midlands

Freedom of Information
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Freedom of Information in the Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Freedom of Information in the Midlands

Freedom of Information
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Freedom of Information in the Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Freedom of Information in the Midlands

Freedom of Information
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 September 2020. 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
West Midlands - 5 £488 -
Freedom of Information
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (80.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) Information Assurance
2 4 (80.00%) Legal
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) CESG
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) CISM
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (80.00%) BYOD
2 4 (80.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (80.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (80.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) RMADS
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Security Management

Freedom of Information
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
General
1 4 (80.00%) Legal
1 4 (80.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Information Officer
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security Officer
1 4 (80.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) BYOD
1 4 (80.00%) CESG
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (80.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) Information Assurance
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) Security Management
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (80.00%) CISM
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle