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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
South East / East Sussex
Rank - 39 44
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 0.44% 0.62%
As % of the General category - 2.33% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.28 £23.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-27.24% +41.07%

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
61 43 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 28.24% 19.11% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 60
Median daily rate £375 £378 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +11.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £217 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £531 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 £14.75 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.18% -31.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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