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 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 132 109 124
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing Local Government 15 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.51% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.48% 1.60% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
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£413 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £211 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £23.58
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +33.84%
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
1015 749 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.04% 31.63% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 365 595
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 68 89
Average hourly rate £30.16 £16.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.51% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £12.01 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 September 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 23 September 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 -7 9 £450 +125.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £300 -
Hertfordshire -23 1 - - 2
Local Government
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 16 (44.44%) ITIL
1 16 (44.44%) NHS
2 14 (38.89%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
4 11 (30.56%) Degree
5 9 (25.00%) Oracle
6 8 (22.22%) CRM
7 7 (19.44%) WebLogic
7 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (19.44%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (19.44%) Lagan
7 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.11%) Matrix Management
9 3 (8.33%) Web Services
9 3 (8.33%) Citrix
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management
10 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (5.56%) SLA
10 2 (5.56%) HTTP
10 2 (5.56%) Windows
10 2 (5.56%) ResourceLink
10 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
10 2 (5.56%) Line Management
10 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (2.78%) People Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (19.44%) WebLogic
1 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.56%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.78%) EDRMS
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Architect
2 7 (19.44%) Technical Architect
2 7 (19.44%) Technical Design Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Packager
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Trainer
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) NHS
2 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) ITIL
2 14 (38.89%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
4 8 (22.22%) CRM
5 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Matrix Management
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (5.56%) Line Management
8 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.78%) Business Development
9 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.78%) SOA
9 1 (2.78%) Change Management
9 1 (2.78%) Data Security
9 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C#
1 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.78%) PHP
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) Lagan
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe
5 1 (2.78%) SAP