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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 124 130 105
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Contract jobs citing Local Government 19 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.60% 0.71%
As % of the General category 2.03% 1.91% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 11
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£300 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £21.23 £22.88
% change year-on-year
-18.79% -7.19%
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
938 996 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.98% 31.47% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 559 356
Average daily rate £400 £400 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 86 65
Average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Local Government Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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
Bedfordshire +23 11 £300 -
Hertfordshire +4 5 - -
Essex -15 3 £325 -27.77%
Local Government
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 13 (30.23%) ITIL
3 11 (25.58%) Windows
3 11 (25.58%) Citrix
4 10 (23.26%) VMware
5 9 (20.93%) Taleo
5 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
5 9 (20.93%) Oracle UPK
6 8 (18.60%) Intranet
6 8 (18.60%) SQL
7 7 (16.28%) E-Learning
8 6 (13.95%) Finance
8 6 (13.95%) .NET
8 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
8 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (11.63%) Project Management
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (11.63%) DNS
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco
9 5 (11.63%) CCNA
9 5 (11.63%) VoIP
9 5 (11.63%) DHCP
9 5 (11.63%) HTML
9 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
9 5 (11.63%) Information Management
10 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
10 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (20.93%) Oracle UPK
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.33%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.33%) Tridion
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Intranet
2 5 (11.63%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) VoIP
2 5 (11.63%) DHCP
3 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 3 (6.98%) LAN
3 3 (6.98%) OSPF
3 3 (6.98%) VRRP
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) VLAN
4 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.65%) HTTP
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.65%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Trainer
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle Trainer
4 5 (11.63%) ICT Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) E-Learning Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Hyperion Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.65%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 4 (9.30%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) XSLT
5 1 (2.33%) SAP Basis
5 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) E-Learning
2 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.65%) NHS
2 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.65%) GIS
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) UNIX
6 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Project Management
2 5 (11.63%) Information Management
3 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (6.98%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) ERP
5 2 (4.65%) Service Management
5 2 (4.65%) Information Security
5 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.65%) Web Development
6 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) VBScript
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) VBA
4 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) CCNA
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.30%) ISEB
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.65%) MCITP
4 2 (4.65%) CIPD
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.65%) MCSA
4 2 (4.65%) CCNP
4 2 (4.65%) CCA
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) TickIT
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 11 (25.58%) Citrix
3 10 (23.26%) VMware
4 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco
6 3 (6.98%) Mitel
6 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.65%) Hyperion
8 1 (2.33%) NetApp
8 1 (2.33%) ReadSoft
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) Northgate
8 1 (2.33%) LANDesk