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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 466 458 452
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Local Government 143 164 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.85% 0.83% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 105 98
Median daily rate £378 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £530 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 38
Median hourly rate £21.73 £22.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.36 £15.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.95 £34.75 £42.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.99 £25.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year
-28.03% +47.73%
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
16800 19664 20417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.22% 38.69% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11228 12747 13292
Median daily rate £455 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 513 502
Median hourly rate £22.84 £26.50 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.81% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +12.00%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 47 £350 +7.69% 11
North West +3 27 £425 +6.25% 3
South East +37 26 £515 +28.75% 7
West Midlands -18 14 £340 -15.00% 4
East of England +1 13 £350 -13.04% 1
Yorkshire +13 5 £265 -50.00% 1
North East -31 5 £650 +282.35% 1
East Midlands - 5 £400 -
South West +4 4 £163 -56.66% 2
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 57 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 42 (13.82%) Project Management
3 40 (13.16%) PRINCE2
4 39 (12.83%) Finance
5 34 (11.18%) Windows
6 33 (10.86%) ITIL
7 31 (10.20%) SharePoint
7 31 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (9.21%) Active Directory
9 22 (7.24%) MS Excel
9 22 (7.24%) Management Information System
10 21 (6.91%) Migration
10 21 (6.91%) SQL Server
10 21 (6.91%) Business Analysis
11 20 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (6.58%) Risk Management
11 20 (6.58%) VMware
12 19 (6.25%) Oracle
13 18 (5.92%) SQL
13 18 (5.92%) Cisco
14 17 (5.59%) HTML
14 17 (5.59%) MS Office
14 17 (5.59%) CSS
14 17 (5.59%) CRM
14 17 (5.59%) ERP
14 17 (5.59%) Service Delivery
15 16 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (5.26%) Windows Server
16 15 (4.93%) SCCM

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.95%) CMS
3 11 (3.62%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.30%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.32%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.32%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.99%) Apache
7 3 (0.99%) IIS
7 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.66%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.66%) WordPress
9 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.59%) MS Office
3 9 (2.96%) Photoshop
4 8 (2.63%) Fireworks
4 8 (2.63%) InfoPath
5 6 (1.97%) MS Project
5 6 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.33%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.33%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) Primavera
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.28%) Office 365
2 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.30%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.66%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.93%) DNS
2 14 (4.61%) Firewall
3 12 (3.95%) VPN
4 9 (2.96%) WAN
5 8 (2.63%) LAN
6 7 (2.30%) Internet
7 6 (1.97%) DHCP
7 6 (1.97%) VoIP
7 6 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.32%) SAN
9 3 (0.99%) FTP
9 3 (0.99%) Intranet
9 3 (0.99%) NAS
9 3 (0.99%) PABX
9 3 (0.99%) Wireless
10 2 (0.66%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.66%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.66%) Skype
10 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.30%) EDRMS
2 7 (2.30%) GIS
3 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.32%) Power BI
4 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.99%) MySQL
5 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.66%) MS Access
6 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.63%) Axure RP
3 7 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.99%) Subversion
5 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (12.83%) Finance
2 10 (3.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.66%) Back Office
4 2 (0.66%) Banking
4 2 (0.66%) Law
4 2 (0.66%) Marketing
4 2 (0.66%) Retail
5 1 (0.33%) Electronics
5 1 (0.33%) Legal
5 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (21.05%) Analyst
2 44 (14.47%) Project Manager
3 39 (12.83%) Business Analyst
4 21 (6.91%) Programme Manager
5 19 (6.25%) Architect
6 15 (4.93%) Consultant
7 14 (4.61%) Developer
8 13 (4.28%) ICT Manager
9 11 (3.62%) Network Engineer
10 9 (2.96%) Technical Leader
11 8 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (2.63%) Process Analyst
12 7 (2.30%) Business Manager
12 7 (2.30%) IT Manager
13 6 (1.97%) ICT Project Manager
13 6 (1.97%) Information Analyst
13 6 (1.97%) Support Engineer
13 6 (1.97%) Test Manager
14 5 (1.64%) 3rd Line Support
14 5 (1.64%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.59%) CSS
1 17 (5.59%) HTML
2 14 (4.61%) .NET
3 11 (3.62%) XML
4 8 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 8 (2.63%) REST
4 8 (2.63%) SOAP
5 7 (2.30%) JSON
5 7 (2.30%) WSDL
5 7 (2.30%) XML Schema
5 7 (2.30%) XSLT
6 6 (1.97%) jQuery
7 5 (1.64%) Web Services
8 2 (0.66%) HTML5
8 2 (0.66%) MDX
8 2 (0.66%) Middleware
8 2 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.66%) XHTML
9 1 (0.33%) CSS3
9 1 (0.33%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.24%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.61%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.62%) User Experience
4 10 (3.29%) NHS
5 9 (2.96%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.63%) Copywriting
7 5 (1.64%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.64%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.32%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.99%) VCE vBlock
10 2 (0.66%) BYOD
10 2 (0.66%) Clustering
10 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.66%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.66%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.18%) Windows
2 16 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 16 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (4.28%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.96%) Unix
7 7 (2.30%) Linux
8 4 (1.32%) Solaris
9 3 (0.99%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.33%) AIX
11 1 (0.33%) Android
11 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.33%) SUSE
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (13.82%) Project Management
2 40 (13.16%) PRINCE2
3 33 (10.86%) ITIL
4 31 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (6.91%) Business Analysis
5 21 (6.91%) Migration
6 20 (6.58%) Risk Management
6 20 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (5.59%) CRM
7 17 (5.59%) ERP
7 17 (5.59%) Service Delivery
8 14 (4.61%) Change Management
9 13 (4.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (3.95%) Programme Management
10 12 (3.95%) Workflow
11 11 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (3.62%) Wireframes
12 10 (3.29%) Records Management
12 10 (3.29%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.92%) SQL
2 11 (3.62%) C#
3 8 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.32%) VBA
5 3 (0.99%) Java
5 3 (0.99%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.66%) PHP
6 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.66%) VBScript
7 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.33%) Perl
7 1 (0.33%) VB
7 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (4.93%) CCNA
3 12 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (3.62%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.29%) Degree
5 10 (3.29%) MCP
6 7 (2.30%) MCSE
7 6 (1.97%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.64%) ISEB
9 4 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (1.32%) CISM
9 4 (1.32%) CISSP
9 4 (1.32%) CLAS
9 4 (1.32%) CRISC
10 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.95%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.30%) XenApp
3 4 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (0.99%) vSphere
5 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (4.93%) SCCM
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.66%) SCOM
2 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.33%) Nagios
3 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.58%) VMware
3 19 (6.25%) Oracle
4 18 (5.92%) Cisco
5 13 (4.28%) CheckPoint
6 12 (3.95%) Citrix
7 7 (2.30%) Juniper
7 7 (2.30%) SAP
8 6 (1.97%) Ericsson
9 4 (1.32%) AppSense
9 4 (1.32%) Capita
10 3 (0.99%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.66%) EMC
11 2 (0.66%) Intel Security
11 2 (0.66%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.66%) Northgate
11 2 (0.66%) OpenText
11 2 (0.66%) Symantec
11 2 (0.66%) Wyse
12 1 (0.33%) HP
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