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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 345 354 357
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Local Government 219 200 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the General category 1.19% 1.10% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 102 76
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£400 £313 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £314 £330
% change year-on-year
+31.47% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 58 44
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £19.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £15.14 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +62.73%
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
18383 18185 16902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.04% 39.88% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11727 11286 10541
Average daily rate £442 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 573 544
Average hourly rate £21.79 £22.50 £23.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% -2.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
North West +20 93 £400 +33.33% 3
London -4 61 £363 +11.53% 12
East of England +5 16 £425 +6.25% 3
West Midlands -3 16 £500 +37.93%
South West -7 10 £450 -14.28% 6
Yorkshire -10 10 £338 +8.00% 8
South East -45 9 £394 +31.25% 6
East Midlands -1 2 £363 +22.88% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £312 -
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 80 (20.05%) PRINCE2
2 78 (19.55%) Project Management
3 75 (18.80%) ITIL
4 73 (18.30%) Oracle
5 72 (18.05%) Finance
6 57 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 56 (14.04%) CRM
8 55 (13.78%) Migration
9 54 (13.53%) Microsoft
10 51 (12.78%) Oracle EBS
11 45 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (9.77%) Security Cleared
13 37 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (9.02%) SQL
15 35 (8.77%) Windows
16 31 (7.77%) SC Cleared
17 29 (7.27%) Data Protection
18 27 (6.77%) Business Analysis
19 26 (6.52%) Legal
19 26 (6.52%) MS Project
20 25 (6.27%) Service Delivery
21 24 (6.02%) MS Excel
21 24 (6.02%) WAN
21 24 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
22 23 (5.76%) Citrix
22 23 (5.76%) Scrum
23 22 (5.51%) Programme Management
23 22 (5.51%) Change Management
23 22 (5.51%) Cisco
23 22 (5.51%) NHS

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.25%) CMS
4 5 (1.25%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.25%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.00%) IIS
6 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.75%) Apache
6 3 (0.75%) Liferay
6 3 (0.75%) WordPress
6 3 (0.75%) Drupal
6 3 (0.75%) Lync
7 2 (0.50%) Jadu
7 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.25%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 26 (6.52%) MS Project
2 24 (6.02%) MS Excel
3 22 (5.51%) MS Office
4 12 (3.01%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) SPSS
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 57 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 51 (12.78%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (3.51%) Oracle Payroll
4 13 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (3.01%) Oracle HRMS
6 8 (2.01%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.75%) Agresso
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
10 1 (0.25%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
10 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.75%) IaaS
2 6 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.00%) Office 365
3 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.25%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.02%) WAN
2 21 (5.26%) Firewall
3 16 (4.01%) LAN
4 13 (3.26%) DHCP
5 9 (2.26%) VPN
6 8 (2.01%) Network Security
6 8 (2.01%) Internet
7 7 (1.75%) VLAN
8 6 (1.50%) SSL
8 6 (1.50%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.25%) EIGRP
9 5 (1.25%) Wireless
9 5 (1.25%) DNS
9 5 (1.25%) VoIP
10 4 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.00%) HTTP
10 4 (1.00%) MPLS
10 4 (1.00%) Intranet
11 3 (0.75%) RFID
11 3 (0.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.51%) Oracle BI EE
2 15 (3.76%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.75%) EDRMS
4 7 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.50%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (1.25%) MySQL
7 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.75%) DTS
8 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.25%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.25%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.00%) ReSharper
1 4 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 72 (18.05%) Finance
2 26 (6.52%) Legal
3 14 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.26%) Back Office
5 5 (1.25%) Marketing
6 2 (0.50%) Law
6 2 (0.50%) Publishing
7 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.25%) Retail
7 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 79 (19.80%) Project Manager
2 76 (19.05%) Analyst
3 57 (14.29%) Consultant
4 49 (12.28%) Oracle Consultant
5 47 (11.78%) Business Analyst
6 37 (9.27%) Architect
7 29 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (6.27%) Functional Consultant
9 21 (5.26%) Oracle HR Consultant
10 20 (5.01%) Payroll Consultant
11 19 (4.76%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
11 19 (4.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 19 (4.76%) Programme Manager
12 17 (4.26%) Senior Manager
13 15 (3.76%) ICT Project Manager
14 14 (3.51%) Senior Project Manager
15 13 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
15 13 (3.26%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
16 12 (3.01%) Network Engineer
16 12 (3.01%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.01%) XML
1 8 (2.01%) Middleware
2 7 (1.75%) CSS
2 7 (1.75%) .NET
3 6 (1.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.25%) HTML
4 5 (1.25%) jQuery
5 4 (1.00%) Kendo UI
5 4 (1.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (1.00%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (1.00%) Ajax
5 4 (1.00%) LINQ
5 4 (1.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.00%) JSON
5 4 (1.00%) Web Services
6 3 (0.75%) SAML
6 3 (0.75%) OAuth
6 3 (0.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.75%) CSS3
7 2 (0.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.51%) NHS
2 18 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.01%) User Experience
5 11 (2.76%) Blog
6 7 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (1.50%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.50%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.50%) GIS
8 5 (1.25%) SCORM
8 5 (1.25%) Freedom of Information Act
9 4 (1.00%) Open Source
9 4 (1.00%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.00%) Handset
10 3 (0.75%) Clustering
10 3 (0.75%) Life Science
10 3 (0.75%) RMADS
10 3 (0.75%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.77%) Windows
2 16 (4.01%) Windows XP
3 15 (3.76%) Windows 7
4 12 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.50%) Solaris
5 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.00%) Linux
7 3 (0.75%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.50%) Android
8 2 (0.50%) UNIX
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) AIX
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (20.05%) PRINCE2
2 78 (19.55%) Project Management
3 75 (18.80%) ITIL
4 56 (14.04%) CRM
5 55 (13.78%) Migration
6 45 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (7.27%) Data Protection
9 27 (6.77%) Business Analysis
10 25 (6.27%) Service Delivery
11 24 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (5.76%) Scrum
13 22 (5.51%) Programme Management
13 22 (5.51%) Change Management
14 19 (4.76%) Data Migration
14 19 (4.76%) Service Management
15 16 (4.01%) BPR
16 15 (3.76%) Workflow
16 15 (3.76%) Change Control
17 14 (3.51%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.02%) SQL
2 11 (2.76%) C
3 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.00%) C#
4 3 (0.75%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.50%) Java
6 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.25%) PHP
6 1 (0.25%) VBScript
6 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (9.77%) Security Cleared
2 31 (7.77%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.26%) Degree
4 20 (5.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (3.26%) ISEB
6 12 (3.01%) VCP4
7 10 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.01%) CCNA
10 7 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.50%) MCSE
11 6 (1.50%) MCP
12 4 (1.00%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.75%) PMP
13 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.50%) MCDST
14 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.50%) CISSP
15 1 (0.25%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.01%) PCI DSS
1 8 (2.01%) SLA
2 7 (1.75%) QA
3 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) GPG13
System Software
1 19 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.00%) Xen
3 4 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.75%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.75%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (0.50%) SCOM
3 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.25%) Nessus
3 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 73 (18.30%) Oracle
2 54 (13.53%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.76%) Citrix
4 22 (5.51%) Cisco
5 13 (3.26%) VMware
6 11 (2.76%) Juniper
7 8 (2.01%) SAP
8 7 (1.75%) Symantec
9 6 (1.50%) McAfee
9 6 (1.50%) EMC
9 6 (1.50%) HP
10 5 (1.25%) Lotus
11 4 (1.00%) Capita
11 4 (1.00%) Telerik
11 4 (1.00%) Aruba
11 4 (1.00%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.00%) Dell
12 3 (0.75%) Sun
12 3 (0.75%) Avaya
12 3 (0.75%) BMC
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedfordshire
iKonnect
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bury St Edmunds
Blue Town Online
Rate: £30,178 - 35,662 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Greater Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago