The 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 43 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.62% 5.77% 1.00%
As % of the General category 2.11% 23.08% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £18.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.81% +57.77%
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South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

General Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
95 78 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 29.32% 25.00% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 38 40
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £196 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £541 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Average hourly rate £21.58 £16.08 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.24% -23.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 18 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) People Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Head of IT
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google