The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 95 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Local Government 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.23% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the General category 0.69% 1.20% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £224 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £351 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Local Government
England

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

General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
582 501 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.49% 31.10% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 311 224
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £70 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 34
Average hourly rate £10.55 £12.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% -39.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.01 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.45 £29.60 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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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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
Lincolnshire +4 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) BPR
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Procurement
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Casewise
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Procurement Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) BPR
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) E-Procurement
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Casewise