The first 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the England region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 380 391 403
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs citing Local Government 192 149 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the General category 1.01% 0.74% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 77 78
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £124 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+11.35% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 34
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.73 £23.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% -8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.54 £14.15 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.18 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.86 £22.54 £22.41
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +0.58%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19051 20052 23577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.54% 43.05% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12043 12612 14374
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 513 560 684
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.21 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% -7.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.14 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.52 £44.92 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Local Government
UK

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 2014.

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 2014.

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 2014. 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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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 +58 65 £361 +11.15% 11
North West +2 40 £413 +8.91% 2
South East -14 27 £350 +27.27% 10
East of England -23 24 £413 +3.12% 6
West Midlands -19 14 £325 +225.00% 6
South West -19 11 £475 +104.30% 3
Yorkshire +3 3 £240 -36.00% 2
East Midlands -3 3 - - 3
North East - 2 £400 -
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 74 (19.95%) ITIL
2 72 (19.41%) PRINCE2
2 72 (19.41%) Finance
3 67 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (15.63%) Windows
5 57 (15.36%) Project Management
6 50 (13.48%) Change Management
7 38 (10.24%) SQL
8 35 (9.43%) Active Directory
8 35 (9.43%) Citrix
9 33 (8.89%) Microsoft
10 32 (8.63%) Oracle
10 32 (8.63%) Business Analysis
10 32 (8.63%) Windows 7
11 31 (8.36%) LAN
11 31 (8.36%) WAN
11 31 (8.36%) Service Delivery
12 29 (7.82%) CRM
13 26 (7.01%) Migration
13 26 (7.01%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (6.47%) Project Planning
14 24 (6.47%) Degree
14 24 (6.47%) Security Cleared
14 24 (6.47%) SharePoint
14 24 (6.47%) MS Excel
15 23 (6.20%) NHS
16 22 (5.93%) Performance Management
16 22 (5.93%) SC Cleared
17 21 (5.66%) Service Management
18 18 (4.85%) Oracle EBS

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 24 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (1.62%) CMS
4 5 (1.35%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.81%) IIS
5 3 (0.81%) Node.js
6 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.27%) SAS
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.27%) Liferay
7 1 (0.27%) Jadu
Applications
1 24 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.23%) MS Office
3 11 (2.96%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.89%) MS Project
5 3 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.81%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.54%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (4.85%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (2.16%) SAP Payroll
4 7 (1.89%) Oracle Payroll
5 5 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.08%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.81%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.54%) Summit
8 2 (0.54%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.54%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 2 (0.54%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.54%) Agresso
9 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.27%) SaaS
1 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.36%) LAN
1 31 (8.36%) WAN
2 16 (4.31%) Firewall
3 13 (3.50%) Internet
4 12 (3.23%) DHCP
4 12 (3.23%) DNS
5 11 (2.96%) VPN
6 10 (2.70%) VLAN
7 9 (2.43%) Network Security
8 7 (1.89%) Wireless
8 7 (1.89%) SAN
9 6 (1.62%) Intranet
9 6 (1.62%) SSL
9 6 (1.62%) IPsec
10 5 (1.35%) MPLS
10 5 (1.35%) OSPF
10 5 (1.35%) Broadband
11 4 (1.08%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.08%) DWDM
12 3 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.96%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (2.43%) EDRMS
4 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.27%) MS Access
6 1 (0.27%) Ingres
6 1 (0.27%) dBASE
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.81%) MSI
2 3 (0.81%) WATIR
2 3 (0.81%) Selenium
2 3 (0.81%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.54%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (19.41%) Finance
2 7 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.62%) Legal
4 5 (1.35%) Marketing
5 4 (1.08%) Banking
5 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (23.18%) Analyst
2 68 (18.33%) Project Manager
3 48 (12.94%) Business Analyst
4 26 (7.01%) Consultant
5 20 (5.39%) Architect
6 15 (4.04%) Data Analyst
7 14 (3.77%) Senior Manager
8 12 (3.23%) Developer
9 11 (2.96%) Programme Manager
9 11 (2.96%) Senior Project Manager
9 11 (2.96%) Service Manager
10 10 (2.70%) ICT Project Manager
11 9 (2.43%) Agile Business Analyst
11 9 (2.43%) IT Project Manager
12 8 (2.16%) Oracle Consultant
12 8 (2.16%) Test Analyst
13 7 (1.89%) Test Manager
13 7 (1.89%) Technical Architect
13 7 (1.89%) Delivery Manager
13 7 (1.89%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.04%) .NET
2 10 (2.70%) HTML
3 9 (2.43%) Web Services
4 8 (2.16%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.62%) XML
6 5 (1.35%) CSS
7 3 (0.81%) Middleware
7 3 (0.81%) Application Packaging
7 3 (0.81%) WCF
7 3 (0.81%) WF
7 3 (0.81%) HTML5
7 3 (0.81%) CSS3
7 3 (0.81%) Sass
8 2 (0.54%) REST
8 2 (0.54%) J2EE
9 1 (0.27%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.27%) SOAP
9 1 (0.27%) XSD
9 1 (0.27%) XSL
9 1 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.20%) NHS
2 12 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 7 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.62%) Social Media
5 4 (1.08%) Open Source
5 4 (1.08%) CCTV
5 4 (1.08%) GIS
5 4 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (0.81%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.81%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.81%) PKI
7 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.54%) RMADS
7 2 (0.54%) iPad
7 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.54%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.54%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.54%) Handset
7 2 (0.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.63%) Windows
2 32 (8.63%) Windows 7
3 15 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.62%) UNIX
7 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.81%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.54%) AIX
9 2 (0.54%) Solaris
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (19.95%) ITIL
2 72 (19.41%) PRINCE2
3 67 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (15.36%) Project Management
5 50 (13.48%) Change Management
6 32 (8.63%) Business Analysis
7 31 (8.36%) Service Delivery
8 29 (7.82%) CRM
9 26 (7.01%) Migration
9 26 (7.01%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (6.47%) Project Planning
11 22 (5.93%) Performance Management
12 21 (5.66%) Service Management
13 18 (4.85%) Risk Management
14 16 (4.31%) BPR
15 15 (4.04%) PRINCE
15 15 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (3.77%) Data Modelling
17 13 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
18 12 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.24%) SQL
2 10 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.89%) C#
4 6 (1.62%) Java
4 6 (1.62%) VB
5 5 (1.35%) VBScript
6 4 (1.08%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.81%) Ruby
8 2 (0.54%) VBA
8 2 (0.54%) PHP
8 2 (0.54%) C
9 1 (0.27%) XQuery
9 1 (0.27%) XAML
9 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (6.47%) Degree
1 24 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.04%) ISEB
4 14 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (1.62%) CCNP
9 5 (1.35%) CCNA
10 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.81%) MCDST
10 3 (0.81%) APMP
11 2 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.54%) CIPFA
11 2 (0.54%) CCSA
11 2 (0.54%) CCSE
11 2 (0.54%) CISSP
11 2 (0.54%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.70%) SLA
2 9 (2.43%) QA
3 5 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.54%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.27%) BS7666
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.50%) XenApp
3 11 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.81%) vSphere
6 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (4.04%) SCCM
2 14 (3.77%) SCOM
3 2 (0.54%) AppManager
3 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.54%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.27%) OVSD
4 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.27%) OpenView
4 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (9.43%) Citrix
2 33 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 32 (8.63%) Oracle
4 17 (4.58%) Cisco
4 17 (4.58%) VMware
5 11 (2.96%) SAP
6 8 (2.16%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.16%) McAfee
7 7 (1.89%) AppSense
7 7 (1.89%) Civica
7 7 (1.89%) SolarWinds
7 7 (1.89%) Lagan
8 6 (1.62%) Capita
8 6 (1.62%) Symantec
8 6 (1.62%) HP
9 4 (1.08%) EMC
9 4 (1.08%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.08%) LANDesk
10 3 (0.81%) Mitel
10 3 (0.81%) Kofax
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