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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 123 105 125
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Contract jobs citing Local Government 20 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 0.87% 0.64%
As % of the General category 2.11% 2.74% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 12
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£425 £400 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +70.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £22.88 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+28.96% -3.45%
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
949 767 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.52% 31.68% 36.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 359 589
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £238 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 68 80
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.88 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.94% -36.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.01 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.12 £42.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -1 12 £450 +12.50%
Cambridgeshire -6 2 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Local Government
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (35.00%) ITIL
1 14 (35.00%) NHS
2 13 (32.50%) Finance
3 11 (27.50%) Service Delivery
3 11 (27.50%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (25.00%) Degree
5 8 (20.00%) Oracle
6 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
7 6 (15.00%) CRM
8 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
8 5 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (12.50%) Lagan
9 4 (10.00%) Matrix Management
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.50%) Citrix
10 3 (7.50%) Project Management
10 3 (7.50%) Change Management
10 3 (7.50%) SLA
11 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
11 2 (5.00%) ResourceLink
11 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (5.00%) Web Design
11 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
11 2 (5.00%) SQL
11 2 (5.00%) Windows
11 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
11 2 (5.00%) Intranet

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.00%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.50%) EDRMS
1 1 (2.50%) dBASE
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Technical Design Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (5.00%) Project Support Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Project Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Packager
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Trainer
7 1 (2.50%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) XSD
2 1 (2.50%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) NHS
2 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) Service Delivery
2 11 (27.50%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (15.00%) CRM
5 4 (10.00%) Matrix Management
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
7 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.00%) Web Design
7 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.50%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.50%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.50%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (2.50%) Business Development
8 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCDST
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) OpenView
1 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.50%) OVSD
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Lagan
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) McAfee
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
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