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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 481 393 408
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +15
Contract jobs citing Local Government 156 227 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.45% 0.37%
As % of the General category 0.83% 1.16% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 123 103
Median daily rate £325 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.85% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.04% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 50
Median hourly rate £22.45 £27.50 £33.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% -16.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.08 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £34.53
% change year-on-year
-35.72% +1.36%
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
18814 19540 19473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.91% 38.52% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12655 12347 12381
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 485 545
Median hourly rate £23.56 £22.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -14 52 £350 +2.63% 12
North West -47 38 £325 -18.75% 5
South East -4 26 £290 -26.28% 4
East of England +1 21 £140 -30.00% 8
West Midlands -17 9 £306 -19.40% 7
South West -13 4 £375 +3.44% 4
East Midlands +7 2 £365 -11.51% 1
Yorkshire -13 2 £365 -0.68% 6
North East -32 2 £225 -43.18% 1
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 65 (18.47%) ITIL
2 64 (18.18%) Project Management
3 63 (17.90%) PRINCE2
4 57 (16.19%) Microsoft
4 57 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (14.77%) Finance
6 43 (12.22%) SQL
7 37 (10.51%) Windows
8 35 (9.94%) JavaScript
9 30 (8.52%) Business Analysis
10 29 (8.24%) Migration
11 28 (7.95%) Active Directory
11 28 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (7.67%) Change Management
12 27 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (7.39%) MS Excel
14 25 (7.10%) Security Cleared
15 24 (6.82%) C#
16 23 (6.53%) Oracle
16 23 (6.53%) SQL Server
16 23 (6.53%) Service Management
16 23 (6.53%) Service Delivery
16 23 (6.53%) Management Information System
17 22 (6.25%) .NET
17 22 (6.25%) Windows 7
18 21 (5.97%) HTML
18 21 (5.97%) Citrix
19 20 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
20 19 (5.40%) Scrum
20 19 (5.40%) CSS

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 19 (5.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (1.99%) GeoServer
5 6 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.70%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.42%) Node.js
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.14%) Confluence
7 4 (1.14%) nginx
8 3 (0.85%) IIS
8 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.28%) Apache
10 1 (0.28%) Drupal
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.69%) MS Office
3 10 (2.84%) MS Project
3 10 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.99%) SPSS
5 5 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.42%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.57%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.57%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.28%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.28%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.26%) Office 365
3 5 (1.42%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.26%) DNS
2 13 (3.69%) WAN
3 12 (3.41%) LAN
3 12 (3.41%) SSL
4 8 (2.27%) DHCP
5 7 (1.99%) HTTP
5 7 (1.99%) VPN
5 7 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (1.70%) SAN
6 6 (1.70%) Wireless
7 5 (1.42%) Firewall
7 5 (1.42%) Internet
7 5 (1.42%) VoIP
8 4 (1.14%) NAS
8 4 (1.14%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.57%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.56%) QlikView
3 8 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.27%) GIS
4 7 (1.99%) QGIS
4 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.14%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.85%) MS Access
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.42%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.14%) Artifactory
3 4 (1.14%) GitLab
3 4 (1.14%) JIRA
3 4 (1.14%) Maven
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.57%) MSI
6 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.28%) JMeter
6 1 (0.28%) Selenium
6 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (14.77%) Finance
2 16 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.56%) Back Office
4 3 (0.85%) Billing
4 3 (0.85%) Legal
5 2 (0.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (21.59%) Analyst
2 59 (16.76%) Project Manager
3 45 (12.78%) Business Analyst
4 41 (11.65%) Developer
5 17 (4.83%) Programme Manager
6 15 (4.26%) ICT Manager
7 14 (3.98%) Applications Developer
8 13 (3.69%) Architect
8 13 (3.69%) Service Desk Support
9 12 (3.41%) Consultant
10 11 (3.13%) Administrator
10 11 (3.13%) Senior Manager
11 10 (2.84%) Data Analyst
11 10 (2.84%) ICT Project Manager
11 10 (2.84%) Service Analyst
12 9 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (2.27%) GIS Developer
13 8 (2.27%) Service Desk Analyst
13 8 (2.27%) Support Engineer
14 7 (1.99%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.25%) .NET
2 21 (5.97%) HTML
3 19 (5.40%) CSS
4 17 (4.83%) Web Services
5 13 (3.69%) ASP.NET
5 13 (3.69%) HTML5
5 13 (3.69%) jQuery
5 13 (3.69%) XML
6 12 (3.41%) Ajax
7 9 (2.56%) CSS3
7 9 (2.56%) Java EE
8 7 (1.99%) REST
9 6 (1.70%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.70%) XSLT
10 5 (1.42%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.42%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (1.42%) LINQ
11 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.14%) WinForms
12 3 (0.85%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.53%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.13%) User Experience
4 8 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.99%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.99%) NHS
5 7 (1.99%) Statistics
6 5 (1.42%) W3C
7 4 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.14%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.14%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (1.14%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.14%) VCE vBlock
7 4 (1.14%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.85%) Handset
8 3 (0.85%) iPad
8 3 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.51%) Windows
2 22 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.99%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.70%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.14%) Android
7 4 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.14%) CentOS
7 4 (1.14%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.28%) Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (18.47%) ITIL
2 64 (18.18%) Project Management
3 63 (17.90%) PRINCE2
4 57 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (8.52%) Business Analysis
6 29 (8.24%) Migration
7 27 (7.67%) Change Management
8 23 (6.53%) Service Delivery
8 23 (6.53%) Service Management
9 20 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (5.40%) CRM
10 19 (5.40%) Scrum
11 16 (4.55%) Data Analysis
12 15 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (3.98%) Data Migration
13 14 (3.98%) Requirements Analysis
13 14 (3.98%) Software Engineering
13 14 (3.98%) Systems Analysis
14 12 (3.41%) Business Transformation
14 12 (3.41%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (12.22%) SQL
2 35 (9.94%) JavaScript
3 24 (6.82%) C#
4 14 (3.98%) Java
5 9 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.99%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.99%) Python
7 4 (1.14%) VBA
8 3 (0.85%) C
8 3 (0.85%) PHP
8 3 (0.85%) VB
9 2 (0.57%) VBScript
10 1 (0.28%) R
10 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (7.10%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.84%) Degree
4 10 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.99%) MCSE
8 6 (1.70%) CCNP
8 6 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.70%) MCITP
8 6 (1.70%) MCSA
9 5 (1.42%) MCP
9 5 (1.42%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.85%) CCNA
10 3 (0.85%) MCDST
10 3 (0.85%) PMP
11 2 (0.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.70%) SLA
3 5 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.42%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) BS7666
4 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.99%) vSphere
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.85%) XenApp
5 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (3.98%) SCCM
2 4 (1.14%) Nagios
2 4 (1.14%) Opsview
2 4 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.85%) SCOM
4 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.28%) Puppet
4 1 (0.28%) QRadar
4 1 (0.28%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.53%) Oracle
3 21 (5.97%) Citrix
4 14 (3.98%) VMware
5 10 (2.84%) Cisco
6 7 (1.99%) Juniper
7 5 (1.42%) F5
8 4 (1.14%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.14%) EMC
8 4 (1.14%) HP
8 4 (1.14%) Infragistics
9 3 (0.85%) AppSense
9 3 (0.85%) Avaya
9 3 (0.85%) Capita
9 3 (0.85%) Intel Security
9 3 (0.85%) Kofax
9 3 (0.85%) SAP
9 3 (0.85%) Symantec
10 2 (0.57%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.57%) Northgate
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £190.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Essex
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £230 - £231 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
TDA Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Capita plc
Rate: £220.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Derby
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago