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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 109 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing Local Government 15 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 0.31% 0.46%
As % of the General category 2.07% 1.04% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 9
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £198 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.65 £17.37 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.58% -46.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -42.95%
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
724 766 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.38% 29.98% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 465 378
Average daily rate £425 £415 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.93 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -32.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.27 £13.68 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire +16 5 £300 - 4
Norfolk - 4 £490 - 1
Essex -4 3 £350 -17.64%
Bedfordshire +3 2 £405 - 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
Local Government
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (26.32%) ITIL
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
4 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.79%) Finance
4 6 (15.79%) Citrix
5 5 (13.16%) LAN
5 5 (13.16%) WAN
5 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.53%) Case Management
6 4 (10.53%) VMware
6 4 (10.53%) Service Management
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco
6 4 (10.53%) VoIP
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (10.53%) CCNA
6 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
7 3 (7.89%) DHCP
7 3 (7.89%) DNS
7 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
7 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
7 3 (7.89%) TickIT
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) LAN
1 5 (13.16%) WAN
2 4 (10.53%) VoIP
3 3 (7.89%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) VLAN
4 2 (5.26%) Intranet
4 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.63%) OSPF
5 1 (2.63%) Skype
5 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.63%) VRRP
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Publishing
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) ICT Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Programme Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Support
5 2 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Network Support
5 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Trainer
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Unix
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
4 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.53%) Case Management
6 4 (10.53%) Service Management
7 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Change Management
8 2 (5.26%) CRM
8 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.26%) Information Security Management
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) CCNA
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.26%) MCITP
3 2 (5.26%) MCSA
3 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
1 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.89%) QA
1 3 (7.89%) TickIT
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) Mitel
5 2 (5.26%) Avaya
5 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Actuate
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) Cognos
6 1 (2.63%) NGA Human Resources
6 1 (2.63%) Northgate
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com