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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 100 122 98
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -24
Contract jobs citing Local Government 28 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 0.72% 0.55%
As % of the General category 3.40% 2.11% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 7
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£200 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £240 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £536 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £23.86 £24.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.15% -4.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.53 £24.90
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +38.66%
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
823 1041 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.85% 34.20% 33.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 556 345
Average daily rate £424 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £239 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 65 85
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.41 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.99% -1.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

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 5 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Local Government Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2015. 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 16 £180 -40.00%
Bedfordshire -1 8 £268 -32.93% 1
Hertfordshire +2 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Local Government
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 17 (48.57%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) Taleo
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle UPK
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 7 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (17.14%) E-Learning
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (14.29%) Information Management
5 5 (14.29%) CRM
5 5 (14.29%) ITIL
5 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
6 4 (11.43%) VMware
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (8.57%) Workflow
7 3 (8.57%) Information Security
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.57%) WAN
7 3 (8.57%) DHCP
7 3 (8.57%) LAN
7 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
7 3 (8.57%) DNS
7 3 (8.57%) MS Office
7 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 8 (22.86%) Oracle UPK
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
1 3 (8.57%) DHCP
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
1 3 (8.57%) Intranet
2 2 (5.71%) OSPF
2 2 (5.71%) VRRP
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) VLAN
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.86%) QlikView
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Consultant
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Trainer
2 5 (14.29%) Trainer
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle HR Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) E-Learning Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Payroll Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) E-Learning
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) GIS
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) SCORM
3 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) CRM
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL
1 5 (14.29%) Information Management
2 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.57%) Project Management
3 3 (8.57%) Information Security
3 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.57%) Change Management
3 3 (8.57%) Workflow
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Service Management
4 2 (5.71%) EAM
4 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
3 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CCNA
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.71%) CIPD
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.86%) MCSA
2 1 (2.86%) MCITP
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) CCA
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.71%) Mitel
5 2 (5.71%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.86%) 3Com
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp