The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information 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 over the 3 months to 24 June 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 141 120
Rank change year-on-year +29 -21  
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.033% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.31 - -

Freedom of Information 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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 577 764 634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.75% 25.31% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 462 382
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 45
Median hourly rate £14.61 £15.10 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.26% -22.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £11.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £21.85 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Freedom of Information as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information in the West Midlands

Freedom of Information
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 in the West Midlands.

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

Freedom of Information
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 in the West Midlands.

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

Freedom of Information
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 3 - - 2
Freedom of Information
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (80.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WLAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Publishing
5 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
5 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management

Freedom of Information
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 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
1 3 (60.00%) WLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Server Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Server Support
2 2 (40.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Support
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Network Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (80.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
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