The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 13 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 5.45% 10.42% -
As % of the General category 21.43% 45.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £19.26
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +63.83%
Local Government
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

General Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
14 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 25.45% 22.92% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Average daily rate £135 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Local Government
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (20.00%) Qualitative Research
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Lagan
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) SPSS
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SPSS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Functional Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle HR Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Lagan
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft