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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 414 386 408
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Contract jobs citing Local Government 186 191 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the General category 0.91% 1.00% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 109 77
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.82% +11.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 34
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £20.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £13.54 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £44.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.94 £23.86 £22.54
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +5.83%
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
20419 19061 20064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.63% 38.62% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13433 12068 12623
Average daily rate £440 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 510 573
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £22.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -5 60 £325 -10.03% 17
North West -11 55 £425 +3.03% 8
East of England -6 18 £313 -24.24% 5
South East -22 15 £350 - 9
South West -7 12 £375 -21.05% 3
West Midlands 0 11 £400 +23.07% 2
Yorkshire -17 11 £388 +50.48% 1
East Midlands +2 5 £493 - 4
North East -27 1 - - 1
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 110 (26.00%) Oracle
2 90 (21.28%) PRINCE2
3 89 (21.04%) Finance
4 85 (20.09%) Project Management
5 73 (17.26%) Microsoft
6 67 (15.84%) ITIL
7 61 (14.42%) SQL
8 59 (13.95%) Oracle EBS
8 59 (13.95%) Oracle EBS R12
9 51 (12.06%) CRM
10 49 (11.58%) Windows
11 46 (10.87%) Citrix
12 45 (10.64%) Active Directory
13 43 (10.17%) Migration
14 39 (9.22%) MS Excel
15 37 (8.75%) MS Office
15 37 (8.75%) VMware
16 33 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
18 30 (7.09%) MS Project
19 28 (6.62%) Service Delivery
19 28 (6.62%) SharePoint
19 28 (6.62%) Security Cleared
20 27 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
21 26 (6.15%) WAN
22 24 (5.67%) Oracle BI EE
23 23 (5.44%) SC Cleared
23 23 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
23 23 (5.44%) SAP
24 22 (5.20%) Change Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (6.62%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.31%) IBM Notes
3 10 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.13%) Oracle UPK
5 7 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.65%) CMS
6 5 (1.18%) IIS
6 5 (1.18%) Drupal
6 5 (1.18%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.47%) Lync
9 2 (0.47%) WordPress
9 2 (0.47%) Liferay
9 2 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.24%) JBoss
10 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.24%) Moodle
Applications
1 39 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 37 (8.75%) MS Office
3 30 (7.09%) MS Project
4 11 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.18%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.18%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.24%) InDesign
8 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 59 (13.95%) Oracle EBS
1 59 (13.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (2.84%) Oracle Payroll
3 10 (2.36%) Oracle HRMS
4 7 (1.65%) Agresso
4 7 (1.65%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 7 (1.65%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (1.42%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (1.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.95%) Oracle AGIS
7 4 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.71%) SAP Payroll
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.47%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.84%) Office 365
2 9 (2.13%) Taleo
3 8 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.15%) WAN
2 18 (4.26%) LAN
3 17 (4.02%) DHCP
3 17 (4.02%) Firewall
4 13 (3.07%) VoIP
5 12 (2.84%) Intranet
6 10 (2.36%) VPN
6 10 (2.36%) DNS
6 10 (2.36%) VLAN
7 8 (1.89%) PABX
7 8 (1.89%) Wireless
8 7 (1.65%) Internet
9 6 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.42%) SAN
9 6 (1.42%) HTTP
10 5 (1.18%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.95%) NAS
12 2 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.47%) SSL
12 2 (0.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 15 (3.55%) Oracle Database
2 15 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.42%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.42%) EDRMS
6 5 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.95%) DTS
8 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.47%) MySQL
9 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.47%) Hyperion Smart View
9 2 (0.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (0.95%) ReSharper
1 4 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.24%) MSI
3 1 (0.24%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.24%) Ant
3 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 89 (21.04%) Finance
2 14 (3.31%) Legal
3 9 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.18%) Publishing
5 3 (0.71%) Back Office
6 2 (0.47%) Law
6 2 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.24%) Advertising
7 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.24%) Billing
7 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 101 (23.88%) Project Manager
2 63 (14.89%) Analyst
3 55 (13.00%) Consultant
4 43 (10.17%) Business Analyst
5 42 (9.93%) Oracle Consultant
6 30 (7.09%) Developer
7 28 (6.62%) Architect
8 24 (5.67%) Functional Consultant
9 20 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (4.73%) ICT Project Manager
10 19 (4.49%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 17 (4.02%) Oracle HR Consultant
12 15 (3.55%) Senior Manager
12 15 (3.55%) Payroll Consultant
13 14 (3.31%) Programme Manager
13 14 (3.31%) Senior Project Manager
14 12 (2.84%) Trainer
14 12 (2.84%) Business Manager
14 12 (2.84%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
14 12 (2.84%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.78%) .NET
2 14 (3.31%) XML
3 12 (2.84%) CSS
4 11 (2.60%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.13%) CSS3
6 8 (1.89%) OAuth
6 8 (1.89%) HTML
6 8 (1.89%) SAML
7 7 (1.65%) Web Services
8 6 (1.42%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.42%) Middleware
9 5 (1.18%) Application Packaging
9 5 (1.18%) LINQ
9 5 (1.18%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.95%) Kendo UI
10 4 (0.95%) Entity Framework
10 4 (0.95%) jQuery
10 4 (0.95%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (0.95%) JSON
10 4 (0.95%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.73%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.26%) NHS
3 16 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.78%) Data Centre
4 8 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.89%) E-Learning
5 6 (1.42%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.18%) Blog
7 4 (0.95%) GIS
7 4 (0.95%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.71%) Copywriting
8 3 (0.71%) Social Media
8 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.71%) User Experience
8 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.47%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.47%) iPad
9 2 (0.47%) CMDB
9 2 (0.47%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 49 (11.58%) Windows
2 18 (4.26%) Windows 7
3 11 (2.60%) Windows XP
4 10 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.47%) UNIX
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.47%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.24%) Android
8 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (21.28%) PRINCE2
2 85 (20.09%) Project Management
3 67 (15.84%) ITIL
4 51 (12.06%) CRM
5 43 (10.17%) Migration
6 33 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (6.62%) Service Delivery
9 27 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (5.20%) Change Management
10 22 (5.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 21 (4.96%) Business Analysis
12 20 (4.73%) SOA
12 20 (4.73%) Data Protection
13 19 (4.49%) Project Planning
14 18 (4.26%) ERP
14 18 (4.26%) Data Migration
14 18 (4.26%) Line Management
15 17 (4.02%) Supplier Management
16 14 (3.31%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (14.42%) SQL
2 11 (2.60%) C
2 11 (2.60%) C#
3 6 (1.42%) VBScript
3 6 (1.42%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.18%) VB
4 5 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.95%) Java
6 3 (0.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.24%) PHP
7 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.24%) XQuery
7 1 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (6.62%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.44%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (3.55%) Degree
5 13 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (3.07%) ISEB
6 12 (2.84%) CCNA
6 12 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.65%) PMP
8 7 (1.65%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.42%) CCNP
10 5 (1.18%) CCAB
11 4 (0.95%) CIMA
12 3 (0.71%) CCA
12 3 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.71%) MCSA
12 3 (0.71%) CCIE
12 3 (0.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.36%) QA
2 7 (1.65%) SLA
3 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) BS7799
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 45 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (2.84%) Xen
4 12 (2.84%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.71%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) Firmware
6 1 (0.24%) XenApp
6 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (4.49%) SCCM
2 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.24%) WSUS
2 1 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 110 (26.00%) Oracle
2 73 (17.26%) Microsoft
3 46 (10.87%) Citrix
4 37 (8.75%) VMware
5 23 (5.44%) SAP
6 15 (3.55%) Cisco
7 14 (3.31%) Lotus
8 12 (2.84%) EMC
9 8 (1.89%) Juniper
10 7 (1.65%) LANDesk
11 6 (1.42%) HP
11 6 (1.42%) McAfee
12 5 (1.18%) Symantec
12 5 (1.18%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.18%) Adobe
13 4 (0.95%) Apple
13 4 (0.95%) Telerik
14 3 (0.71%) Infor
14 3 (0.71%) NetSuite
14 3 (0.71%) Dell Compellent
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