Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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 > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 228 233
Rank change year-on-year +26 +5 -35
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.018% 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.055% 0.041% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median daily rate - £235 -
England median daily rate £375 £375 £343
% change year-on-year - +9.49% -18.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £16.00 - -
England median hourly rate £14.61 £26.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year -45.38% -18.94% +100.00%

Freedom of Information Act is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1828 2425 2126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.37% 31.55% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1472 1191
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £214 £225 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 116 121
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £18.87 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.49% +17.94% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.22
90th Percentile £52.10 £47.39 £51.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%

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 20 July 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
Manchester +17 1 - -
Freedom of Information Act
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet

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 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft