Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information 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 over the 6 months to 23 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 > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 226 245
Rank change year-on-year +24 +19 -49
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.070% 0.029% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.090% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median daily rate - £332 -
England median daily rate £383 £350 £405
% change year-on-year +9.36% -13.58% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
North West median hourly rate £16.19 - -
England median hourly rate £16.19 £12.50 £18.82
% change year-on-year +29.52% -33.59% -0.93%

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 North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1663 2233 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.16% 32.67% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 1428 1427
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £220
90th Percentile £575 £558 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 88 110
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.30 £11.48
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.83 £46.29
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information in the North West

Freedom of Information
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 in the North West.

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

Freedom of Information
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 in the North West.

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

Freedom of Information
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Manchester +17 4 - - 1
Freedom of Information
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Records Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) Document Management
3 2 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
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%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) HND
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) CIPFA
4 1 (25.00%) CIMA
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) ACCA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) AAT

Freedom of Information
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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 2 (50.00%) Records Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) Document Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Records Management
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
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
2 1 (25.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft