The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 65 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.12% 0.13% 0.51%
As % of the General category 0.60% 0.47% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+14.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.75 £24.98
% change year-on-year
+32.53% -16.91%
General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
167 213 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.77% 28.74% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 80 119
Average daily rate £350 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £254 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Local Government
East of England

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 1 £300 -
Local Government
East of England

Local Government
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (66.67%) ResourceLink
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ResourceLink
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification