The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 103 131 123
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Contract jobs citing Local Government 29 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 0.67% 0.74%
As % of the General category 3.51% 2.30% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 18
Median daily rate £270 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £337 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -9.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.94 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.06% -12.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+17.63% -30.90%
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 of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
826 915 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.24% 29.30% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 487 488
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 82 85
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.22 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.82% -26.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +24 11 £250 -
Bedfordshire +1 8 £280 -6.66%
Essex +3 6 £363 +11.53% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £175 -
Norfolk - 1 £107 -
Suffolk - 1 £375 -
Local Government
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 18 (35.29%) ITIL
2 17 (33.33%) Windows
3 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
4 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
5 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (17.65%) DNS
5 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 8 (15.69%) SCCM
6 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
7 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (13.73%) CCNA
8 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.76%) Citrix
8 6 (11.76%) DHCP
8 6 (11.76%) MCSE
8 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.80%) Firewall
9 5 (9.80%) Finance
9 5 (9.80%) Project Management
9 5 (9.80%) Service Management
9 5 (9.80%) CheckPoint
9 5 (9.80%) LAN
9 5 (9.80%) MCP
9 5 (9.80%) WAN
9 5 (9.80%) Cisco
9 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (9.80%) VMware
9 5 (9.80%) OneDrive

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) OneDrive
2 3 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) DNS
2 6 (11.76%) DHCP
3 5 (9.80%) Firewall
3 5 (9.80%) LAN
3 5 (9.80%) WAN
4 3 (5.88%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.92%) OSPF
5 2 (3.92%) VLAN
5 2 (3.92%) VoIP
5 2 (3.92%) VRRP
6 1 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Analyst
1 9 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support
2 5 (9.80%) ICT Manager
2 5 (9.80%) Network Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Release Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Administration Assistant
5 2 (3.92%) Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Communications Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.96%) Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.80%) Project Management
4 5 (9.80%) Service Management
5 4 (7.84%) Change Management
5 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.88%) Migration
6 3 (5.88%) Release Management
7 2 (3.92%) CRM
7 2 (3.92%) Line Management
7 2 (3.92%) Records Management
7 2 (3.92%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (3.92%) Workflow
8 1 (1.96%) IT Audit
8 1 (1.96%) Security Operations
8 1 (1.96%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
1 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) CCNA
3 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.76%) MCSE
5 5 (9.80%) MCP
5 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (5.88%) MCITP
6 3 (5.88%) MCSA
7 1 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.96%) CISM
7 1 (1.96%) CISSP
7 1 (1.96%) CLAS
7 1 (1.96%) CRISC
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Citrix
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) CheckPoint
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco
2 5 (9.80%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) Juniper
4 2 (3.92%) Mitel
4 2 (3.92%) OpenText
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle