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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 500 431 409
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -22
Contract jobs citing Local Government 137 192 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the General category 0.76% 0.94% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 104 110
Median daily rate £363 £337 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% -10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £224 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.41% -9.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 36 36
Median hourly rate £24.99 £19.00 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.53% -17.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £13.69 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+17.63% -30.90%
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
18013 20382 19127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.09% 39.42% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12156 13465 12131
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 519 511
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.61 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £49.19 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -6 51 £388 +19.23% 19
East of England +32 28 £270 -10.00% 1
South East +16 20 £425 +41.66% 13
North West -33 20 £325 -23.52% 4
West Midlands -38 8 £433 +8.12% 3
East Midlands -5 4 £438 -11.16% 3
South West -7 3 £400 +6.66% 8
Yorkshire -10 2 £218 -43.87% 10
Midlands - 1 £300 -
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (18.63%) ITIL
2 56 (18.30%) PRINCE2
3 55 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (16.99%) Microsoft
5 50 (16.34%) Project Management
6 43 (14.05%) Finance
7 32 (10.46%) Windows
8 28 (9.15%) JavaScript
9 27 (8.82%) SQL
9 27 (8.82%) Active Directory
10 25 (8.17%) SQL Server
11 23 (7.52%) Scrum
12 22 (7.19%) Security Cleared
13 21 (6.86%) Change Management
13 21 (6.86%) CRM
14 20 (6.54%) SharePoint
14 20 (6.54%) MS Excel
14 20 (6.54%) C#
14 20 (6.54%) Service Delivery
14 20 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (6.54%) Business Analysis
15 19 (6.21%) SCCM
15 19 (6.21%) Management Information System
16 18 (5.88%) VMware
16 18 (5.88%) HTML
16 18 (5.88%) .NET
16 18 (5.88%) DNS
17 17 (5.56%) CSS
17 17 (5.56%) Citrix
17 17 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification

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 20 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.59%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.29%) GeoServer
4 6 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.63%) IIS
6 4 (1.31%) Confluence
6 4 (1.31%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.65%) Apache
8 2 (0.65%) CMS
8 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.65%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.59%) MS Visio
3 10 (3.27%) MS Office
4 9 (2.94%) MS Project
5 4 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.31%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.33%) Primavera
4 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.90%) Office 365
3 7 (2.29%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.65%) IaaS
4 2 (0.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.88%) DNS
2 11 (3.59%) DHCP
3 10 (3.27%) Firewall
4 9 (2.94%) LAN
4 9 (2.94%) WAN
5 8 (2.61%) SSL
6 5 (1.63%) HTTP
7 3 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (0.98%) IPv6
7 3 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (0.98%) SAN
7 3 (0.98%) VoIP
7 3 (0.98%) VPN
8 2 (0.65%) Internet
8 2 (0.65%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.65%) NAS
8 2 (0.65%) OSPF
8 2 (0.65%) Skype
8 2 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.61%) GIS
3 7 (2.29%) QGIS
3 7 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (1.96%) Spatial Data
4 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.31%) QlikView
5 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.98%) Power BI
6 3 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.65%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.65%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (1.63%) JIRA
1 5 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (1.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.33%) JMeter
4 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.33%) MSI
4 1 (0.33%) Selenium
4 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.33%) Zephyr
General
1 43 (14.05%) Finance
2 16 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.63%) Back Office
4 3 (0.98%) Banking
5 2 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.33%) Electronics
6 1 (0.33%) Law
6 1 (0.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
6 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (19.61%) Analyst
2 41 (13.40%) Project Manager
3 35 (11.44%) Business Analyst
4 34 (11.11%) Developer
5 18 (5.88%) Consultant
6 15 (4.90%) Architect
6 15 (4.90%) ICT Manager
7 14 (4.58%) Programme Manager
8 12 (3.92%) Applications Developer
9 10 (3.27%) Senior Manager
9 10 (3.27%) Support Engineer
10 8 (2.61%) GIS Developer
10 8 (2.61%) ICT Project Manager
10 8 (2.61%) Service Desk Support
10 8 (2.61%) Service Manager
11 7 (2.29%) C# Developer
11 7 (2.29%) Desktop Support
11 7 (2.29%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.29%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.88%) .NET
1 18 (5.88%) HTML
2 17 (5.56%) CSS
3 15 (4.90%) jQuery
4 14 (4.58%) Web Services
5 13 (4.25%) XML
6 11 (3.59%) Ajax
6 11 (3.59%) ASP.NET
6 11 (3.59%) HTML5
7 9 (2.94%) Java EE
8 7 (2.29%) .NET Framework
8 7 (2.29%) CSS3
9 6 (1.96%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.96%) XSLT
10 5 (1.63%) LINQ
11 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.31%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (1.31%) REST
11 4 (1.31%) WinForms
12 3 (0.98%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.21%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.27%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.94%) User Experience
5 8 (2.61%) NHS
6 7 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.63%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.31%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.31%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.31%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (1.31%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.31%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.98%) VCE vBlock
9 3 (0.98%) W3C
10 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.65%) Statistics
10 2 (0.65%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.46%) Windows
2 15 (4.90%) Windows 7
3 10 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.63%) Linux
7 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.98%) Unix
8 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (18.63%) ITIL
2 56 (18.30%) PRINCE2
3 55 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (16.34%) Project Management
5 23 (7.52%) Scrum
6 21 (6.86%) Change Management
6 21 (6.86%) CRM
7 20 (6.54%) Business Analysis
7 20 (6.54%) Service Delivery
8 16 (5.23%) Service Management
9 15 (4.90%) Requirements Analysis
9 15 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (4.58%) Migration
11 12 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (3.59%) Programme Management
12 11 (3.59%) Software Engineering
13 10 (3.27%) BPR
13 10 (3.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (3.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.15%) JavaScript
2 27 (8.82%) SQL
3 20 (6.54%) C#
4 15 (4.90%) Java
5 12 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.29%) Python
7 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.98%) Perl
8 3 (0.98%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.65%) PHP
9 2 (0.65%) VBScript
10 1 (0.33%) VB
10 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (7.19%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.59%) Degree
6 10 (3.27%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.61%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.61%) MCSE
8 7 (2.29%) CCNA
8 7 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (2.29%) MCITP
8 7 (2.29%) MCP
8 7 (2.29%) MCSA
9 4 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.98%) CCNP
11 2 (0.65%) CCIE
11 2 (0.65%) ISEB
11 2 (0.65%) MCTS
11 2 (0.65%) PMP
12 1 (0.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.96%) SLA
2 4 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.65%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) BS7666
4 1 (0.33%) GPG13
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.96%) XenApp
3 4 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.65%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (6.21%) SCCM
2 5 (1.63%) SCOM
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.98%) Puppet
4 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.88%) VMware
3 17 (5.56%) Citrix
4 12 (3.92%) Oracle
5 11 (3.59%) Cisco
6 7 (2.29%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.96%) Ericsson
8 4 (1.31%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.31%) Capita
8 4 (1.31%) Infragistics
8 4 (1.31%) Juniper
8 4 (1.31%) SAP
9 3 (0.98%) AppSense
9 3 (0.98%) F5
9 3 (0.98%) HP
10 2 (0.65%) Mitel
10 2 (0.65%) OpenText
11 1 (0.33%) Casewise
11 1 (0.33%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.33%) Sourcefire
Central London / West End
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Computer People
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ilford
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
aap3
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Travel Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ilford
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £12.44 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
East Sussex
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago