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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 112 118 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Local Government 10 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.53% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.26% 1.69% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £144 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.37 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.42 £28.30 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-38.44% +45.93%
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
796 711 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.97% 31.32% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 363 430
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 75 65
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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
Essex +2 7 £438 +34.61%
Hertfordshire +1 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire -12 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £100 - 2
Local Government
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) NHS
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
5 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.53%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.53%) SLA
5 2 (10.53%) HTTP
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Taleo
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Taleo Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Payroll Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XML
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) Qualitative Research
5 1 (5.26%) Business Development
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) MCDST
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Lagan
4 1 (5.26%) Mitel
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
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