Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 6 months to 18 January 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 - 236
Rank change year-on-year - +236 -39
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.073% - 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% - 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
North West median daily rate £294 - £145
10th Percentile £272 - £113
90th Percentile £316 - £181
England median daily rate £494 £350 £190
% change year-on-year +41.07% +84.21% -57.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £16.19 - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £13.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year +50.86% -19.65% +6.38%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,591 1,990 2,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.17% 32.34% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,005 1,281 1,473
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £194 £233 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 84 124
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -1.43% +8.83%
10th Percentile £12.89 £11.00 £12.04
90th Percentile £57.00 £46.68 £43.83
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% +4.10% +14.29%

Freedom of Information Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information Act in the North West

Freedom of Information Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Freedom of Information Act in the North West

Freedom of Information Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Freedom of Information Act in the North West

Freedom of Information Act
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Manchester - 3 - -
Freedom of Information Act
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 4 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Information Governance
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) Document Management
3 2 (50.00%) Records Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (25.00%) GDPR
4 1 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (25.00%) AAT
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) ACCA
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) CIPFA
4 1 (25.00%) CIMA
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) SAP

Freedom of Information Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Records Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Governance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) Document Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Records Management
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) AAT
2 1 (25.00%) ACCA
2 1 (25.00%) CIMA
2 1 (25.00%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP