The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 25 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 East of England 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 123 94 123
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +29
Contract jobs citing Local Government 23 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 1.13% 0.53%
As % of the General category 2.48% 3.51% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 9
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£425 £400 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +113.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £259 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £435 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+14.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £23.86 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £21.65 £24.98
% change year-on-year
+36.29% -13.33%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
929 769 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.62% 32.18% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 337 545
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 77 93
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.34 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.25% -22.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.01 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Local Government
England

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 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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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
Essex +7 16 £450 +12.50% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -9 1 £300 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (31.82%) NHS
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) ITIL
3 11 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (25.00%) Degree
4 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.91%) Oracle
5 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
6 6 (13.64%) CRM
7 5 (11.36%) Project Management
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
7 5 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (11.36%) Lagan
8 4 (9.09%) Matrix Management
9 3 (6.82%) Civica
9 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.82%) Change Management
9 3 (6.82%) Citrix
10 2 (4.55%) SQL
10 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (4.55%) Web Design
10 2 (4.55%) Intranet
10 2 (4.55%) SAP
10 2 (4.55%) Web Services
10 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.55%) ResourceLink
10 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
1 5 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.55%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Broadband
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.27%) EDRMS
1 1 (2.27%) dBASE
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Architect
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Technical Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Design Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Design Authority
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Project Support Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Packager
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Project Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Project Support Officer
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Web Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) XSD
2 1 (2.27%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) REST
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) NHS
2 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
4 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (13.64%) CRM
6 5 (11.36%) Project Management
7 4 (9.09%) Matrix Management
8 3 (6.82%) Change Management
9 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.55%) Web Design
9 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.27%) Business Transformation
10 1 (2.27%) Business Process Mapping
10 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
10 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.27%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) APMP
2 1 (2.27%) MCP
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.27%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) OpenView
1 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.27%) OVSD
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Lagan
3 3 (6.82%) Civica
3 3 (6.82%) Citrix
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) McAfee
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