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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 123 107 110
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing Local Government 21 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.49% 0.80%
As % of the General category 1.98% 1.45% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 15
Average daily rate £375 £273 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.61% -27.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £155 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £402 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £313 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.86 £24.90 £14.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +75.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £18.48
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +35.31%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1060 759 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.62% 33.70% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 371 478
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £235 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 71 90
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.30 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.40 £44.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Essex -19 9 £300 +4.34%
Bedfordshire -14 8 £400 +46.78%
Local Government
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (14.29%) Project Management
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Civica
3 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
3 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
4 2 (5.71%) EDRMS
4 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) ResourceLink
4 2 (5.71%) SLA
4 2 (5.71%) System Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
5 1 (2.86%) QlikView
5 1 (2.86%) Release Management
5 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.86%) FormScape
1 1 (2.86%) Lync
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Broadband
1 1 (2.86%) FTP
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) EDRMS
1 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) QlikView
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.86%) dBASE
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Web Editor
5 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Web Content Editor
5 2 (5.71%) Content Editor
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Project Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Payroll Manager
6 1 (2.86%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
1 1 (2.86%) XSD
1 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.86%) LLPG
1 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
1 1 (2.86%) NHS
1 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
2 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
2 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
3 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.71%) Change Management
3 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) System Testing
3 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.86%) Release Management
4 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.86%) Content Management
4 1 (2.86%) Information Management
4 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Data Mapping
4 1 (2.86%) Budget Control
4 1 (2.86%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCDST
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) APMP
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) OVSD
1 1 (2.86%) OpenView
1 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
1 4 (11.43%) Civica
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Lagan
3 1 (2.86%) Northgate
3 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.86%) McAfee
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) ESRI
Norfolk
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago