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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
UK / England
Rank 451 404 413
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +9
Contract jobs citing Local Government 119 194 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.42% 0.37%
As % of the General category 0.78% 1.08% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 129 95
Median daily rate £400 £375 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £225 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.62 £17.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% +25.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.80 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.26 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.40 £23.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-30.94% +41.07%

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
15311 18002 17552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.86% 38.68% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 11636 11688
Median daily rate £456 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 467 421
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.99 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -33 31 £369 +5.35% 19
South East +26 25 £500 +42.85% 18
West Midlands +2 18 £250 -37.50% 5
North West -9 17 £394 -1.56% 7
East of England +1 13 £350 -13.58% 1
South West +7 6 £131 -65.00% 6
North East -14 6 £650 +116.66%
East Midlands +3 4 £400 -5.88%
Yorkshire +7 2 - - 3
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 52 (19.26%) Microsoft
2 41 (15.19%) Project Management
3 37 (13.70%) Finance
4 34 (12.59%) Windows
5 33 (12.22%) PRINCE2
6 32 (11.85%) ITIL
7 27 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 27 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 26 (9.63%) Active Directory
9 25 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (8.52%) SQL Server
11 22 (8.15%) MS Excel
11 22 (8.15%) Migration
11 22 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (7.78%) SQL
13 20 (7.41%) Cisco
14 19 (7.04%) Oracle
14 19 (7.04%) Risk Management
15 18 (6.67%) Service Delivery
15 18 (6.67%) MS Office
15 18 (6.67%) ERP
16 17 (6.30%) Management Information System
16 17 (6.30%) VMware
17 16 (5.93%) CSS
17 16 (5.93%) HTML
17 16 (5.93%) .NET
17 16 (5.93%) Data Centre
18 15 (5.56%) Windows Server
18 15 (5.56%) Change Management
18 15 (5.56%) Windows 7

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 27 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.07%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (3.70%) CMS
4 5 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.48%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.11%) Apache
7 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.74%) IIS
7 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.74%) WordPress
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.67%) MS Office
3 9 (3.33%) Photoshop
4 8 (2.96%) Fireworks
4 8 (2.96%) InfoPath
5 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.37%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.37%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.37%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.37%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.07%) Office 365
2 8 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.59%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.81%) Firewall
2 12 (4.44%) DNS
3 11 (4.07%) VPN
4 8 (2.96%) Internet
4 8 (2.96%) WAN
4 8 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (2.59%) LAN
6 5 (1.85%) DHCP
6 5 (1.85%) SAN
6 5 (1.85%) VoIP
7 4 (1.48%) NAS
8 3 (1.11%) Intranet
8 3 (1.11%) PABX
8 3 (1.11%) Wireless
9 2 (0.74%) FTP
9 2 (0.74%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.74%) SSL
9 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.74%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.96%) GIS
2 8 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.85%) EDRMS
4 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.48%) Power BI
5 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.74%) MS Access
7 2 (0.74%) MySQL
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.96%) Axure RP
3 7 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.37%) MSTest
5 1 (0.37%) NUnit
5 1 (0.37%) Subversion
5 1 (0.37%) webpack
General
1 37 (13.70%) Finance
2 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.11%) Back Office
3 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.11%) Marketing
4 2 (0.74%) Law
4 2 (0.74%) Legal
4 2 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.37%) Banking
5 1 (0.37%) Billing
5 1 (0.37%) Electronics
5 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (21.85%) Analyst
2 46 (17.04%) Project Manager
3 37 (13.70%) Business Analyst
4 16 (5.93%) Architect
5 14 (5.19%) Developer
6 13 (4.81%) Programme Manager
7 10 (3.70%) Network Engineer
8 9 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (3.33%) ICT Manager
8 9 (3.33%) Technical Leader
9 8 (2.96%) Consultant
9 8 (2.96%) Process Analyst
9 8 (2.96%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.59%) Business Manager
10 7 (2.59%) IT Manager
10 7 (2.59%) Project Analyst
11 6 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (2.22%) DBA
11 6 (2.22%) ICT Project Manager
11 6 (2.22%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.93%) .NET
1 16 (5.93%) CSS
1 16 (5.93%) HTML
2 11 (4.07%) XML
3 9 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 9 (3.33%) REST
3 9 (3.33%) SOAP
4 7 (2.59%) JSON
4 7 (2.59%) WSDL
4 7 (2.59%) XML Schema
4 7 (2.59%) XSLT
5 5 (1.85%) Web Services
6 4 (1.48%) jQuery
7 2 (0.74%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.74%) HTML5
7 2 (0.74%) MDX
7 2 (0.74%) XHTML
8 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.37%) Middleware
8 1 (0.37%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.30%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.93%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 9 (3.33%) User Experience
4 8 (2.96%) Copywriting
5 7 (2.59%) NHS
6 6 (2.22%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.85%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.85%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.85%) VCE vBlock
8 4 (1.48%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (1.48%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.11%) BYOD
9 3 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.74%) Social Media
10 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.59%) Windows
2 15 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 15 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.59%) Unix
7 5 (1.85%) Linux
8 4 (1.48%) Solaris
8 4 (1.48%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.48%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.74%) Android
9 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.37%) AIX
10 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.37%) SUSE
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.19%) Project Management
2 33 (12.22%) PRINCE2
3 32 (11.85%) ITIL
4 27 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 25 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (8.15%) Migration
6 22 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (7.04%) Risk Management
8 18 (6.67%) ERP
8 18 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 15 (5.56%) Change Management
10 14 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (4.07%) Coaching
11 11 (4.07%) SOA
11 11 (4.07%) Wireframes
11 11 (4.07%) Workflow
12 10 (3.70%) CRM
12 10 (3.70%) Data Migration
12 10 (3.70%) Service Design
12 10 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.78%) SQL
2 13 (4.81%) C#
3 8 (2.96%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.48%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.48%) VBA
5 3 (1.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.74%) PHP
6 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.74%) VBScript
7 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.37%) Java
7 1 (0.37%) Perl
7 1 (0.37%) VB
7 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 14 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.44%) CCNA
4 10 (3.70%) MCP
4 10 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.59%) Degree
6 7 (2.59%) MCSE
7 4 (1.48%) ISEB
8 3 (1.11%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (1.11%) CISM
8 3 (1.11%) CISSP
8 3 (1.11%) CLAS
8 3 (1.11%) CRISC
9 2 (0.74%) CCNP
9 2 (0.74%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.19%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (9.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.22%) XenApp
3 5 (1.85%) vSphere
4 3 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (4.44%) SCCM
2 4 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.37%) Nagios
3 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.37%) Puppet
3 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (19.26%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.41%) Cisco
3 19 (7.04%) Oracle
4 17 (6.30%) VMware
5 11 (4.07%) CheckPoint
5 11 (4.07%) Citrix
6 7 (2.59%) SAP
7 6 (2.22%) Juniper
8 4 (1.48%) AppSense
8 4 (1.48%) Capita
8 4 (1.48%) EMC
8 4 (1.48%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.11%) Symantec
10 2 (0.74%) Intel Security
10 2 (0.74%) Mapinfo
10 2 (0.74%) Northgate
10 2 (0.74%) Wyse
11 1 (0.37%) Casewise
11 1 (0.37%) Mitel
11 1 (0.37%) Veeam
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