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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
UK / England
Rank 463 430 401
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -29
Contract jobs citing Local Government 116 181 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the General category 0.74% 1.00% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 126 108
Median daily rate £400 £350 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -9.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.67 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.28 £35.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -9.32%

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
15580 18019 18146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.27% 38.40% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10288 11813 11721
Median daily rate £456 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 469 410
Median hourly rate £26.50 £29.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% +35.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -23 33 £394 +12.50% 5
South East +15 23 £450 +33.33% 4
West Midlands +7 17 £275 -21.42% 4
North West +1 13 £370 +16.53% 2
South West +6 12 £324 +7.91% 2
East of England -11 6 £233 -33.57% 2
East Midlands +4 5 £550 +29.41% 1
North East -13 5 £825 +175.00%
Yorkshire +5 2 - - 4
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 48 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 46 (17.29%) Project Management
3 37 (13.91%) Finance
3 37 (13.91%) PRINCE2
4 36 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (12.78%) Windows
6 28 (10.53%) ITIL
6 28 (10.53%) SQL
6 28 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 24 (9.02%) Active Directory
8 23 (8.65%) MS Excel
9 21 (7.89%) Migration
9 21 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (7.89%) VMware
9 21 (7.89%) Oracle
9 21 (7.89%) Business Analysis
10 20 (7.52%) SharePoint
10 20 (7.52%) Cisco
11 19 (7.14%) HTML
11 19 (7.14%) CSS
12 18 (6.77%) Risk Management
12 18 (6.77%) ERP
13 17 (6.39%) Change Management
13 17 (6.39%) Windows Server
14 16 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (5.64%) QA
15 15 (5.64%) .NET
15 15 (5.64%) Data Centre
16 14 (5.26%) MS Office
16 14 (5.26%) CRM

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 (7.52%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.76%) CMS
3 6 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.50%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.13%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.75%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.75%) Drupal
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.38%) Apache
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.26%) MS Office
3 9 (3.38%) Photoshop
4 8 (3.01%) Fireworks
5 6 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.26%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.50%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.50%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.38%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.38%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.38%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.38%) Office 365
2 8 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.50%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.51%) Firewall
2 9 (3.38%) Internet
3 7 (2.63%) LAN
3 7 (2.63%) SAN
3 7 (2.63%) WAN
4 6 (2.26%) Intranet
4 6 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.88%) NAS
5 5 (1.88%) VoIP
5 5 (1.88%) VPN
6 4 (1.50%) DNS
7 3 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.13%) PABX
7 3 (1.13%) VLAN
7 3 (1.13%) Wireless
8 2 (0.75%) DHCP
8 2 (0.75%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.75%) SSL
8 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.01%) GIS
3 7 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.50%) EDRMS
6 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.13%) MySQL
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.13%) Power BI
7 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.01%) Axure RP
2 7 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.75%) JIRA
4 2 (0.75%) Selenium
5 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.38%) MSTest
5 1 (0.38%) NUnit
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.38%) Subversion
5 1 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 37 (13.91%) Finance
2 4 (1.50%) Back Office
2 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.75%) Marketing
3 2 (0.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.38%) Advertising
4 1 (0.38%) Banking
4 1 (0.38%) Billing
4 1 (0.38%) French Language
4 1 (0.38%) Law
4 1 (0.38%) Legal
4 1 (0.38%) Publishing
4 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (19.55%) Analyst
2 45 (16.92%) Project Manager
3 30 (11.28%) Business Analyst
4 23 (8.65%) Developer
5 19 (7.14%) Architect
6 14 (5.26%) Programme Manager
7 10 (3.76%) Consultant
8 9 (3.38%) Business Manager
8 9 (3.38%) DBA
8 9 (3.38%) IT Manager
9 8 (3.01%) ICT Manager
9 8 (3.01%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (2.63%) Network Engineer
10 7 (2.63%) Project Analyst
10 7 (2.63%) Senior Manager
10 7 (2.63%) Technical Leader
11 6 (2.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (2.26%) Business Project Manager
11 6 (2.26%) ICT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.14%) CSS
1 19 (7.14%) HTML
2 15 (5.64%) .NET
3 9 (3.38%) Web Services
4 8 (3.01%) XML
5 7 (2.63%) REST
6 6 (2.26%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.26%) SOAP
7 5 (1.88%) jQuery
8 4 (1.50%) JSON
8 4 (1.50%) WSDL
8 4 (1.50%) XML Schema
8 4 (1.50%) XSLT
9 3 (1.13%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.13%) HTML5
9 3 (1.13%) MDX
9 3 (1.13%) Middleware
9 3 (1.13%) RSS
10 2 (0.75%) Ajax
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.64%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.38%) User Experience
5 6 (2.26%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.26%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.26%) NHS
5 6 (2.26%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.88%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (1.88%) EMC VNX
6 5 (1.88%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.13%) BYOD
8 3 (1.13%) Clustering
8 3 (1.13%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.75%) IVR
9 2 (0.75%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.78%) Windows
2 17 (6.39%) Windows Server
3 16 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.89%) Windows 7
5 12 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.38%) Unix
7 7 (2.63%) Linux
8 6 (2.26%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.50%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.13%) Solaris
11 2 (0.75%) AIX
11 2 (0.75%) Android
11 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.29%) Project Management
2 37 (13.91%) PRINCE2
3 36 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (10.53%) ITIL
5 21 (7.89%) Business Analysis
5 21 (7.89%) Migration
5 21 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (6.77%) ERP
6 18 (6.77%) Risk Management
7 17 (6.39%) Change Management
8 14 (5.26%) CRM
9 13 (4.89%) Service Delivery
10 11 (4.14%) Service Design
11 10 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (3.76%) Coaching
11 10 (3.76%) Data Migration
11 10 (3.76%) People Management
11 10 (3.76%) Web Development
11 10 (3.76%) Wireframes
12 9 (3.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.53%) SQL
2 13 (4.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.14%) C#
4 3 (1.13%) PHP
4 3 (1.13%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.13%) VBA
5 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.38%) Java
6 1 (0.38%) PHP 5
6 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (4.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 13 (4.89%) SC Cleared
1 13 (4.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.01%) CCNA
4 7 (2.63%) Degree
4 7 (2.63%) MCP
5 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.50%) CCNP
6 4 (1.50%) ISEB
6 4 (1.50%) MCSE
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.75%) PMP
7 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.38%) APMP
8 1 (0.38%) CBAP
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.38%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.64%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.75%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) WCAG
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (9.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.38%) vSphere
3 8 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.26%) XenApp
5 3 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.76%) SCCM
2 5 (1.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.75%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 48 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.89%) Oracle
2 21 (7.89%) VMware
3 20 (7.52%) Cisco
4 13 (4.89%) Citrix
5 9 (3.38%) LANDesk
6 6 (2.26%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.26%) SAP
7 5 (1.88%) EMC
8 4 (1.50%) AppSense
9 3 (1.13%) Capita
9 3 (1.13%) IBM
9 3 (1.13%) Mapinfo
9 3 (1.13%) Mitel
9 3 (1.13%) Northgate
9 3 (1.13%) Symantec
10 2 (0.75%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.75%) Intel Security
10 2 (0.75%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.75%) Veeam
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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