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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
England / East of England
Rank 111 109 119
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Local Government 12 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.72% 0.39%
As % of the General category 1.85% 2.29% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Median daily rate £350 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £305 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £445 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £421
% change year-on-year
- -4.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £10.42 £25.00 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.32% +63.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.40 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +33.65%

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
650 743 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.29% 31.68% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 436 488
Median daily rate £400 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 56
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.50 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire - 7 £380 - 1
Norfolk +6 4 £350 -28.57%
Essex -4 1 £435 +8.75%
Suffolk -9 1 - -
Local Government
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) DNS
3 6 (18.75%) VPN
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco
3 6 (18.75%) CCNA
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (18.75%) Juniper
3 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.63%) SCCM
4 5 (15.63%) Finance
4 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) MCP
5 4 (12.50%) MCSE
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) OneDrive
5 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
6 3 (9.38%) CRISC
6 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared

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 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
1 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
2 3 (9.38%) Information Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Process Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Programme Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Security Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Data Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (6.25%) DBA
3 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) HR Manager
3 2 (6.25%) HR Specialist
3 2 (6.25%) Migration Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Payroll Specialist
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Specialist
3 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.38%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.38%) ERP
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) Information Security
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.38%) Security Operations
4 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (6.25%) Case Management
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Information Management
6 1 (3.13%) E-business
6 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) CCNA
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) MCP
2 4 (12.50%) MCSE
3 3 (9.38%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (9.38%) CISM
3 3 (9.38%) CISSP
3 3 (9.38%) CLAS
3 3 (9.38%) CRISC
3 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) HNC
5 1 (3.13%) HND
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco
1 6 (18.75%) Juniper
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.13%) Northgate
5 1 (3.13%) Samsung
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow