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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 99 129 133
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +4
Contract jobs citing Local Government 32 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 0.64% 0.61%
As % of the General category 3.94% 2.12% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 16
Median daily rate £270 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £223 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £363 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £17.24 £19.37
% change year-on-year
+29.64% -10.97%
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
812 944 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.35% 30.25% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 462 553
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £574 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 95 84
Median hourly rate £29.50 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.64 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.57% +14.80%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +21 19 £270 - 1
Essex +5 6 £363 +11.53%
Bedfordshire -9 5 £280 -6.66% 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £175 -
Suffolk - 1 £375 -
Local Government
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
3 13 (27.66%) DNS
4 11 (23.40%) CCNA
4 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (21.28%) SCCM
6 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
6 9 (19.15%) Firewall
6 9 (19.15%) Cisco
7 8 (17.02%) MCSE
7 8 (17.02%) Finance
7 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
7 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
8 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (14.89%) Juniper
8 7 (14.89%) MCP
8 7 (14.89%) VPN
8 7 (14.89%) OneDrive
9 6 (12.77%) Citrix
9 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.77%) DHCP
9 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
10 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (10.64%) VMware
10 5 (10.64%) WAN
10 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.64%) LAN
11 4 (8.51%) CISSP

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 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) LiveLink
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) OneDrive
2 3 (6.38%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) DNS
2 9 (19.15%) Firewall
3 7 (14.89%) VPN
4 6 (12.77%) DHCP
5 5 (10.64%) LAN
5 5 (10.64%) WAN
6 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.26%) OSPF
6 2 (4.26%) VLAN
6 2 (4.26%) VoIP
6 2 (4.26%) VRRP
7 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) ICT Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Information Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Process Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Administration Assistant
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.13%) Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
5 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.51%) Information Security
5 4 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.51%) Security Operations
5 4 (8.51%) Service Management
5 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (6.38%) Change Management
7 2 (4.26%) CRM
7 2 (4.26%) Line Management
7 2 (4.26%) Release Management
7 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
1 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) CCNA
1 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.02%) MCSE
3 7 (14.89%) MCP
4 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (8.51%) CISM
5 4 (8.51%) CISSP
5 4 (8.51%) CLAS
5 4 (8.51%) CRISC
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (6.38%) MCITP
6 3 (6.38%) MCSA
7 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) XenApp
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
1 9 (19.15%) Cisco
2 7 (14.89%) Juniper
3 6 (12.77%) Citrix
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) Mitel
5 2 (4.26%) OpenText
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle