The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 398 387 389
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Local Government 189 182 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.98% 0.95% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 108 67
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £183 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 37
Average hourly rate £21.25 £32.50 £20.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £15.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.42 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £21.77
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +60.77%
Local Government
UK

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19378 19216 18434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.73% 38.96% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12516 12378 11450
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 480 534 618
Average hourly rate £22.67 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in England

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in England

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in England

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in England

Local Government
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Local Government Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 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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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
London +9 50 £338 -12.33% 18
North West -10 45 £450 -6.97% 4
East of England +18 29 £249 -33.66% 4
South East -31 19 £338 -3.57% 7
West Midlands +4 17 £400 +113.33% 2
Yorkshire -7 16 £388 +31.35% 1
South West +15 10 £350 +150.00% 7
East Midlands -6 3 £228 -16.89% 1
North East -10 2 £396 -0.87%
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 88 (21.89%) Oracle
2 86 (21.39%) PRINCE2
3 85 (21.14%) Finance
4 77 (19.15%) Project Management
5 70 (17.41%) ITIL
6 61 (15.17%) Microsoft
7 58 (14.43%) Oracle EBS R12
8 54 (13.43%) Oracle EBS
9 51 (12.69%) CRM
10 43 (10.70%) Windows
10 43 (10.70%) SQL
11 36 (8.96%) Migration
12 35 (8.71%) Active Directory
13 34 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (7.71%) Citrix
15 31 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
16 29 (7.21%) Service Delivery
16 29 (7.21%) Security Cleared
17 28 (6.97%) MS Office
18 27 (6.72%) MS Excel
19 26 (6.47%) MS Project
20 25 (6.22%) SharePoint
20 25 (6.22%) NHS
20 25 (6.22%) Data Centre
21 24 (5.97%) SC Cleared
22 23 (5.72%) Legal
23 22 (5.47%) WAN
24 21 (5.22%) SOA
24 21 (5.22%) PRINCE2 Certification

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 25 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (2.74%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.99%) Oracle UPK
5 6 (1.49%) IBM Notes
5 6 (1.49%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 5 (1.24%) CMS
6 5 (1.24%) IIS
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.00%) Drupal
8 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.75%) Lync
8 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.75%) Liferay
9 2 (0.50%) JBoss
10 1 (0.25%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.25%) LiveLink
Applications
1 28 (6.97%) MS Office
2 27 (6.72%) MS Excel
3 26 (6.47%) MS Project
4 10 (2.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.00%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.00%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.25%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 58 (14.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 54 (13.43%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (3.48%) Oracle Payroll
4 13 (3.23%) Oracle HRMS
5 11 (2.74%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 10 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle AGIS
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.75%) Agresso
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.99%) Taleo
1 8 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.00%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.47%) WAN
2 19 (4.73%) DHCP
3 18 (4.48%) Firewall
4 15 (3.73%) LAN
5 11 (2.74%) VLAN
5 11 (2.74%) VoIP
6 10 (2.49%) DNS
7 9 (2.24%) VPN
7 9 (2.24%) Internet
8 7 (1.74%) Wireless
8 7 (1.74%) HTTP
8 7 (1.74%) Intranet
9 6 (1.49%) PABX
10 5 (1.24%) NAS
10 5 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.24%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.24%) SAN
11 4 (1.00%) SSL
12 3 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.75%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.48%) Oracle BI EE
2 16 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (1.74%) EDRMS
6 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (1.24%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.00%) DTS
9 2 (0.50%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.50%) QlikView
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Smart View
10 1 (0.25%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (1.00%) ReSharper
1 4 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.25%) Ant
3 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 85 (21.14%) Finance
2 23 (5.72%) Legal
3 9 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.74%) Back Office
5 4 (1.00%) Marketing
6 3 (0.75%) Publishing
7 2 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.25%) Billing
8 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 97 (24.13%) Project Manager
2 60 (14.93%) Analyst
3 50 (12.44%) Consultant
4 45 (11.19%) Oracle Consultant
5 39 (9.70%) Business Analyst
6 26 (6.47%) Architect
7 25 (6.22%) Developer
7 25 (6.22%) Functional Consultant
8 21 (5.22%) ICT Project Manager
9 19 (4.73%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 19 (4.73%) Programme Manager
10 18 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (4.48%) Payroll Consultant
11 17 (4.23%) Senior Manager
12 16 (3.98%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
13 14 (3.48%) E-Business Consultant
13 14 (3.48%) Oracle HR Consultant
14 13 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
15 10 (2.49%) Oracle Developer
15 10 (2.49%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.74%) CSS
2 9 (2.24%) CSS3
2 9 (2.24%) XML
2 9 (2.24%) .NET
3 8 (1.99%) Middleware
3 8 (1.99%) SAML
3 8 (1.99%) OAuth
4 7 (1.74%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.24%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.24%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.24%) LINQ
5 5 (1.24%) HTML
6 4 (1.00%) Ajax
6 4 (1.00%) jQuery
6 4 (1.00%) JSON
6 4 (1.00%) Application Packaging
6 4 (1.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (1.00%) Kendo UI
6 4 (1.00%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.22%) NHS
1 25 (6.22%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.23%) Management Information System
2 17 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.99%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.74%) Data Integration
4 7 (1.74%) GIS
5 6 (1.49%) E-Learning
5 6 (1.49%) Blog
5 6 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.49%) User Experience
6 4 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.75%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (0.75%) Statistics
7 3 (0.75%) Clustering
7 3 (0.75%) SCORM
8 2 (0.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.70%) Windows
2 17 (4.23%) Windows 7
3 15 (3.73%) Windows XP
4 8 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.00%) Linux
6 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.50%) UNIX
7 2 (0.50%) Solaris
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.25%) Android
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (21.39%) PRINCE2
2 77 (19.15%) Project Management
3 70 (17.41%) ITIL
4 51 (12.69%) CRM
5 36 (8.96%) Migration
6 34 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (7.21%) Service Delivery
10 21 (5.22%) SOA
11 19 (4.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 19 (4.73%) Business Analysis
12 18 (4.48%) Project Planning
13 17 (4.23%) Data Migration
13 17 (4.23%) Data Protection
13 17 (4.23%) Scrum
14 16 (3.98%) Line Management
14 16 (3.98%) Change Control
14 16 (3.98%) Service Management
14 16 (3.98%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.70%) SQL
2 13 (3.23%) C
3 5 (1.24%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.24%) C#
4 4 (1.00%) Java
4 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.25%) XQuery
6 1 (0.25%) PHP
6 1 (0.25%) VBScript
6 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 20 (4.98%) Degree
5 16 (3.98%) ISEB
6 12 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.49%) CCNA
8 7 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.24%) MCSE
9 5 (1.24%) MCP
10 3 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.75%) MCITP
10 3 (0.75%) MCSA
11 2 (0.50%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.50%) CISSP
11 2 (0.50%) PMP
11 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.50%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.74%) QA
1 7 (1.74%) SLA
2 6 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.50%) BS7799
5 1 (0.25%) GPG13
5 1 (0.25%) WCAG
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (8.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.49%) ISA Server
4 4 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.00%) Xen
4 4 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.25%) vSphere
6 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.99%) SCCM
2 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) WSUS
2 1 (0.25%) SCOM
2 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 88 (21.89%) Oracle
2 61 (15.17%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.71%) Citrix
4 21 (5.22%) Cisco
5 19 (4.73%) VMware
6 9 (2.24%) Symantec
6 9 (2.24%) McAfee
6 9 (2.24%) SAP
7 8 (1.99%) HP
7 8 (1.99%) Juniper
8 6 (1.49%) Lotus
9 5 (1.24%) Aruba
10 4 (1.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.00%) Apple
10 4 (1.00%) Dell
10 4 (1.00%) EMC
10 4 (1.00%) Adobe
10 4 (1.00%) Telerik
10 4 (1.00%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £27500.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago