Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 6 months to 19 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 Act (FOIA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 211 178
Rank change year-on-year +34 -33 +2
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.016% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.058% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
West Midlands median daily rate £300 - £205
England median daily rate £525 £363 £275
% change year-on-year +44.83% +31.82% -38.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.61 - -
England median hourly rate £18.10 £13.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year +36.49% -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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1321 1722 1377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.76% 27.90% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 1050 818
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £395 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +8.59% +3.93%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £213
90th Percentile £523 £542 £518
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 84 107
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.75 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.12% -17.00%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.83 £11.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £32.41 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.20% +9.04% +5.72%

Freedom of Information Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Freedom of Information Act
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 Act within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Shropshire - 3 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Freedom of Information Act
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 6 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (83.33%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WLAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) GDPR
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Internet

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

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
1 3 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Data Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Server Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Server Support
1 2 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Support
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Network Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (83.33%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix