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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 399 397 432
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +35
Contract jobs citing Local Government 179 157 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.90% 0.77% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 72 60
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£375 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £155 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £445 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 47 32
Average hourly rate £24.56 £23.21 £21.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.81% +8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.94 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.21 £24.98
% change year-on-year
+18.48% -7.06%
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
19981 20502 23851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.87% 42.53% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12446 13033 14412
Average daily rate £438 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 550 702
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.13 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.82% -14.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +22 57 £375 +17.18% 9
North West -3 48 £369 +14.34% 2
South East -3 18 £325 +31.31% 23
East of England -17 15 £413 +50.00% 2
South West -13 14 £475 - 6
West Midlands -15 12 £356 +137.50% 5
Yorkshire +8 7 £401 - 2
East Midlands -2 4 - - 2
Midlands - 4 £275 -
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 80 (21.98%) Finance
2 75 (20.60%) ITIL
3 68 (18.68%) PRINCE2
4 67 (18.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (15.93%) Project Management
6 52 (14.29%) Windows
7 48 (13.19%) Change Management
8 42 (11.54%) SQL
9 41 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (10.16%) Oracle
10 37 (10.16%) WAN
11 36 (9.89%) LAN
12 35 (9.62%) Business Analysis
13 33 (9.07%) CRM
13 33 (9.07%) Microsoft
14 32 (8.79%) Citrix
15 31 (8.52%) Active Directory
16 29 (7.97%) NHS
16 29 (7.97%) Security Cleared
17 27 (7.42%) Service Delivery
18 26 (7.14%) SC Cleared
19 25 (6.87%) Windows 7
19 25 (6.87%) Oracle EBS
19 25 (6.87%) Migration
19 25 (6.87%) MS Excel
20 23 (6.32%) SharePoint
21 21 (5.77%) Performance Management
22 20 (5.49%) SQL Server
22 20 (5.49%) BPR
23 19 (5.22%) Cisco

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 23 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.92%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.92%) CMS
3 7 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.82%) IIS
6 3 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.82%) Node.js
7 2 (0.55%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.27%) Lync
8 1 (0.27%) Liferay
8 1 (0.27%) Jadu
8 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.57%) MS Office
3 12 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.75%) MS Project
5 5 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.55%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (6.87%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (4.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (2.20%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.55%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.55%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.55%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 2 (0.55%) Agresso
5 2 (0.55%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.27%) Summit
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.55%) SaaS
1 2 (0.55%) IaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Taleo
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.16%) WAN
2 36 (9.89%) LAN
3 19 (5.22%) Firewall
4 15 (4.12%) Internet
5 13 (3.57%) VPN
6 10 (2.75%) VLAN
6 10 (2.75%) DNS
6 10 (2.75%) DHCP
7 9 (2.47%) Network Security
8 8 (2.20%) SSL
9 7 (1.92%) SAN
9 7 (1.92%) Wireless
9 7 (1.92%) IPsec
10 6 (1.65%) OSPF
11 5 (1.37%) Broadband
11 5 (1.37%) Intranet
12 4 (1.10%) DWDM
12 4 (1.10%) MPLS
12 4 (1.10%) BGP
13 3 (0.82%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (2.47%) EDRMS
4 7 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.27%) MS Access
8 1 (0.27%) Ingres
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (0.82%) Cucumber
1 3 (0.82%) WATIR
1 3 (0.82%) Selenium
2 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.27%) Subversion
3 1 (0.27%) ReSharper
General
1 80 (21.98%) Finance
2 10 (2.75%) Legal
3 7 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.37%) Marketing
5 4 (1.10%) Banking
5 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.82%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Law
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (22.53%) Analyst
2 66 (18.13%) Project Manager
3 51 (14.01%) Business Analyst
4 33 (9.07%) Architect
5 27 (7.42%) Consultant
6 15 (4.12%) Developer
7 14 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 11 (3.02%) Senior Manager
8 11 (3.02%) Agile Business Analyst
9 10 (2.75%) Service Manager
10 9 (2.47%) Senior Project Manager
10 9 (2.47%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 8 (2.20%) Oracle Consultant
11 8 (2.20%) Technical Architect
12 7 (1.92%) Test Analyst
12 7 (1.92%) Programme Manager
12 7 (1.92%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (1.92%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.95%) .NET
2 14 (3.85%) Web Services
3 11 (3.02%) HTML
4 10 (2.75%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.20%) XML
6 6 (1.65%) Middleware
6 6 (1.65%) CSS
7 3 (0.82%) Sass
8 2 (0.55%) jQuery
8 2 (0.55%) WCF
8 2 (0.55%) WF
8 2 (0.55%) HTML5
8 2 (0.55%) CSS3
8 2 (0.55%) REST
8 2 (0.55%) Ajax
8 2 (0.55%) XHTML
9 1 (0.27%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.27%) Kendo UI
9 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.27%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.97%) NHS
2 13 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.92%) GIS
5 6 (1.65%) User Experience
6 5 (1.37%) PKI
6 5 (1.37%) Social Media
6 5 (1.37%) Open Source
7 4 (1.10%) CCTV
7 4 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.10%) Handset
8 3 (0.82%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.82%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.82%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.55%) Blog
9 2 (0.55%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.55%) RMADS
9 2 (0.55%) iPad
9 2 (0.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.29%) Windows
2 25 (6.87%) Windows 7
3 17 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.20%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.37%) UNIX
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.55%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.27%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (20.60%) ITIL
2 68 (18.68%) PRINCE2
3 67 (18.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (15.93%) Project Management
5 48 (13.19%) Change Management
6 41 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (9.62%) Business Analysis
8 33 (9.07%) CRM
9 27 (7.42%) Service Delivery
10 25 (6.87%) Migration
11 21 (5.77%) Performance Management
12 20 (5.49%) BPR
13 18 (4.95%) Project Planning
14 15 (4.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 15 (4.12%) Technical Architecture
15 14 (3.85%) Data Analysis
15 14 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (3.85%) Data Modelling
16 13 (3.57%) PRINCE
16 13 (3.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.54%) SQL
2 9 (2.47%) C#
3 5 (1.37%) Java
4 4 (1.10%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.10%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.82%) VB
5 3 (0.82%) Ruby
5 3 (0.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.55%) VBA
6 2 (0.55%) C
6 2 (0.55%) PHP
7 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.27%) VBScript
7 1 (0.27%) XQuery
7 1 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (7.97%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.22%) Degree
4 16 (4.40%) ISEB
5 15 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (3.02%) CCNP
6 11 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (2.20%) CCNA
9 7 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.65%) CCSA
10 6 (1.65%) CCIE
11 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.82%) MCDST
12 2 (0.55%) CCSE
12 2 (0.55%) CIPFA
12 2 (0.55%) CISSP
12 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.75%) QA
2 8 (2.20%) SLA
3 5 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.27%) BS7666
System Software
1 31 (8.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.20%) XenApp
4 5 (1.37%) vSphere
5 3 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.55%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.75%) SCCM
2 9 (2.47%) SCOM
3 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.55%) AppManager
4 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.27%) OpenView
4 1 (0.27%) OVSD
4 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 37 (10.16%) Oracle
2 33 (9.07%) Microsoft
3 32 (8.79%) Citrix
4 19 (5.22%) Cisco
5 12 (3.30%) VMware
6 11 (3.02%) SolarWinds
7 10 (2.75%) Business Objects
8 9 (2.47%) McAfee
8 9 (2.47%) Lagan
8 9 (2.47%) Capita
9 7 (1.92%) HP
10 6 (1.65%) Symantec
10 6 (1.65%) SAP
11 5 (1.37%) Juniper
12 4 (1.10%) Civica
13 3 (0.82%) Facebook
13 3 (0.82%) Adobe
13 3 (0.82%) Informatica
13 3 (0.82%) ESRI
13 3 (0.82%) Aruba
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £65000 - £75000 per annum + on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £365.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £1 per day + RATE NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £1 per day + RATE NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 7 days ago
Whitstable
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £100 - £130 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
South East England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago