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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank - 87 67
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.81% 1.40%
As % of the General category - 3.04% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 12
Average daily rate
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- £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £17.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-46.64% +62.73%
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
496 428 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.88% 26.80% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 266 239
Average daily rate £425 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £70 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 30
Average hourly rate £9.94 £9.91 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% -60.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £8.63 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.78 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
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 24 December 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
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Handset
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Support Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft