The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank - 87 78
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.085% 0.19%
As % of the General category - 0.19% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £314
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.45 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+24.72% -42.95%
Local Government
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
477 530 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 48.82% 44.80% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 253 196
Average daily rate £400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -50.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.97 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Local Government across the Buckinghamshire region.

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Buckinghamshire region.

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Local Government
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior VoIP Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware