The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East Sussex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 30 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Local Government 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.65% 1.43% 0.63%
As % of the General category 13.33% 4.23% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £200 £300 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +93.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £313 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.65 £18.13 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £18.48
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +35.31%
General Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
60 71 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 19.87% 33.81% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 57
Average daily rate £350 £355 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £16.65 £20.13 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.28% +67.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Local Government
South East

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Local Government across the East Sussex region.

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the East Sussex region.

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (33.33%) Lync
4 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
7 2 (8.33%) Remedy
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (4.17%) Back Office
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) VMware
8 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
8 1 (4.17%) SCCM
8 1 (4.17%) vSphere
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.17%) LAN

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (33.33%) Lync
1 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
1 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Trainer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Service Management
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Symantec
2 2 (8.33%) Remedy
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee