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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 408 412 429
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Contract jobs citing Local Government 198 180 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.93% 0.91% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 99 69
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£363 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £527 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 37
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.43 £22.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.31% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.93 £13.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £21.23 £22.88
% change year-on-year
-18.79% -7.19%
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
21379 19765 20532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.68% 38.61% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13972 12471 13046
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 510 537
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 +6 71 £325 -13.33% 9
North West -6 56 £425 +15.25%
East of England +6 19 £300 -29.41%
South East -24 18 £425 +25.92% 5
South West -5 14 £388 -18.42% 2
West Midlands +1 7 £383 +9.28% 2
Yorkshire -28 7 £335 -23.86%
East Midlands -7 6 £493 - 1
North East -25 1 - -
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 85 (22.73%) Oracle
2 79 (21.12%) Finance
3 71 (18.98%) PRINCE2
3 71 (18.98%) Microsoft
4 63 (16.84%) Project Management
5 53 (14.17%) ITIL
6 52 (13.90%) Windows
6 52 (13.90%) SQL
7 49 (13.10%) Active Directory
8 47 (12.57%) MS Excel
9 43 (11.50%) Oracle EBS
10 42 (11.23%) Citrix
11 41 (10.96%) CRM
12 37 (9.89%) VMware
12 37 (9.89%) Oracle EBS R12
13 36 (9.63%) MS Office
14 34 (9.09%) Migration
15 29 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (5.88%) MS Project
16 22 (5.88%) SharePoint
16 22 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (5.61%) Security Cleared
18 20 (5.35%) Windows 7
18 20 (5.35%) Supplier Management
18 20 (5.35%) WAN
18 20 (5.35%) Service Delivery
18 20 (5.35%) Change Management
18 20 (5.35%) Management Information System
19 19 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
19 19 (5.08%) DHCP

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 22 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.67%) IBM Notes
4 9 (2.41%) Oracle UPK
5 7 (1.87%) CMS
6 6 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.60%) Drupal
7 3 (0.80%) WordPress
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.80%) IIS
8 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.53%) Lync
9 1 (0.27%) Moodle
9 1 (0.27%) JBoss
9 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.27%) LiveLink
Applications
1 47 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 36 (9.63%) MS Office
3 22 (5.88%) MS Project
4 7 (1.87%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.87%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.27%) InDesign
6 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 43 (11.50%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (9.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (2.67%) Oracle Payroll
4 9 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.87%) Agresso
6 6 (1.60%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (1.34%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (1.34%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (1.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (1.07%) Oracle AGIS
8 4 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (1.07%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 3 (0.80%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.53%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.67%) Office 365
2 9 (2.41%) Taleo
3 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.35%) WAN
2 19 (5.08%) DHCP
3 18 (4.81%) LAN
4 16 (4.28%) Firewall
5 15 (4.01%) Intranet
6 14 (3.74%) VoIP
7 12 (3.21%) DNS
8 11 (2.94%) VLAN
8 11 (2.94%) VPN
9 9 (2.41%) Wireless
10 8 (2.14%) PABX
11 7 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.60%) HTTP
13 5 (1.34%) TCP/IP
14 4 (1.07%) Internet
14 4 (1.07%) SAN
15 3 (0.80%) OSPF
15 3 (0.80%) VRRP
16 2 (0.53%) Extranet
16 2 (0.53%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.81%) Oracle BI EE
2 14 (3.74%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.07%) EDRMS
8 4 (1.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (1.07%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.53%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.53%) Big Data
10 2 (0.53%) Hyperion Smart View
10 2 (0.53%) MySQL
10 2 (0.53%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.53%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.27%) Ant
3 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.27%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.27%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.27%) ERwin
3 1 (0.27%) MSI
3 1 (0.27%) AdminStudio
General
1 79 (21.12%) Finance
2 12 (3.21%) Legal
3 6 (1.60%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.60%) Publishing
4 2 (0.53%) Law
5 1 (0.27%) Advertising
5 1 (0.27%) Automotive
5 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.27%) Back Office
5 1 (0.27%) Banking
5 1 (0.27%) Retail
5 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 89 (23.80%) Project Manager
2 57 (15.24%) Analyst
3 46 (12.30%) Consultant
4 38 (10.16%) Business Analyst
5 27 (7.22%) Oracle Consultant
6 26 (6.95%) Developer
7 20 (5.35%) Architect
8 17 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
9 13 (3.48%) Desktop Support
9 13 (3.48%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 13 (3.48%) Oracle HR Consultant
9 13 (3.48%) Payroll Consultant
9 13 (3.48%) ICT Project Manager
10 12 (3.21%) Trainer
10 12 (3.21%) Programme Manager
10 12 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (2.94%) Business Manager
12 10 (2.67%) Technical Manager
12 10 (2.67%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.01%) .NET
1 15 (4.01%) XML
2 10 (2.67%) HTML
2 10 (2.67%) Web Services
2 10 (2.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (2.67%) CSS
3 7 (1.87%) CSS3
4 6 (1.60%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.34%) SAML
5 5 (1.34%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.34%) OAuth
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.80%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.80%) JSON
6 3 (0.80%) LINQ
6 3 (0.80%) jQuery
7 2 (0.53%) Middleware
7 2 (0.53%) SOAP
7 2 (0.53%) XSLT
7 2 (0.53%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.35%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.01%) NHS
3 12 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.14%) E-Learning
6 7 (1.87%) Blog
7 5 (1.34%) Copywriting
7 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.34%) Social Media
8 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.07%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.80%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (0.80%) Handset
9 3 (0.80%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.80%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.80%) GIS
9 3 (0.80%) iPad
9 3 (0.80%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (13.90%) Windows
2 20 (5.35%) Windows 7
3 14 (3.74%) Windows XP
4 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.27%) Android
7 1 (0.27%) UNIX
7 1 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (18.98%) PRINCE2
2 63 (16.84%) Project Management
3 53 (14.17%) ITIL
4 41 (10.96%) CRM
5 34 (9.09%) Migration
6 29 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (5.35%) Service Delivery
8 20 (5.35%) Change Management
8 20 (5.35%) Supplier Management
9 19 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (4.55%) Business Analysis
10 17 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 16 (4.28%) Project Planning
12 15 (4.01%) Data Migration
12 15 (4.01%) Line Management
13 14 (3.74%) Mentoring
13 14 (3.74%) Data Protection
14 13 (3.48%) Coaching
14 13 (3.48%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (13.90%) SQL
2 10 (2.67%) C#
3 7 (1.87%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.60%) VBScript
5 5 (1.34%) VB
6 4 (1.07%) Java
6 4 (1.07%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.07%) C
7 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.27%) VBA
8 1 (0.27%) XQuery
8 1 (0.27%) XPath
8 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (5.61%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.74%) CCNA
3 14 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (2.94%) Degree
5 10 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.41%) ISEB
7 8 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.87%) CCNP
8 7 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.60%) PMP
9 6 (1.60%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.07%) MCSE
10 4 (1.07%) CIMA
10 4 (1.07%) CCAB
11 3 (0.80%) MCDST
11 3 (0.80%) MCITP
11 3 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.80%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.41%) QA
2 8 (2.14%) SLA
3 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.53%) BS7799
4 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.53%) GPG13
5 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) TickIT
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (2.14%) Xen
4 8 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.80%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.27%) XenApp
6 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (4.01%) SCCM
2 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.27%) WSUS
2 1 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 85 (22.73%) Oracle
2 71 (18.98%) Microsoft
3 42 (11.23%) Citrix
4 37 (9.89%) VMware
5 19 (5.08%) SAP
6 16 (4.28%) Cisco
7 10 (2.67%) Lotus
8 9 (2.41%) McAfee
8 9 (2.41%) Juniper
9 8 (2.14%) EMC
9 8 (2.14%) Symantec
10 7 (1.87%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.87%) Adobe
11 6 (1.60%) HP
11 6 (1.60%) LANDesk
12 3 (0.80%) Infor
12 3 (0.80%) NetSuite
12 3 (0.80%) Informatica
12 3 (0.80%) OpenText
12 3 (0.80%) Mitel
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