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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 398 356 366
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +10
Contract jobs citing Local Government 185 201 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the General category 0.98% 1.04% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 103 76
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £222 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 52 57
Average hourly rate £17.68 £29.53 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.11% +47.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £16.93 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £42.19 £56.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-46.64% +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
18966 19267 18163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.26% 41.14% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12708 12411 10908
Average daily rate £440 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 529 715
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +28 75 £400 +23.07% 6
North West -6 57 £450 +9.09% 4
West Midlands +2 19 £381 +29.23% 2
South East -38 16 £350 +16.66% 2
East of England -22 9 £425 +25.92% 5
Yorkshire -13 5 £393 +20.76% 1
Midlands - 2 £417 -
South West -34 1 £363 -14.70% 2
North East - 1 £275 -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 74 (20.33%) ITIL
2 67 (18.41%) PRINCE2
3 61 (16.76%) Finance
4 57 (15.66%) Project Management
5 51 (14.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (12.36%) Windows
7 44 (12.09%) Microsoft
8 40 (10.99%) Oracle
9 39 (10.71%) Migration
9 39 (10.71%) Security Cleared
10 38 (10.44%) CRM
11 35 (9.62%) WAN
12 34 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (8.79%) LAN
14 31 (8.52%) SC Cleared
15 28 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
16 27 (7.42%) Change Management
17 26 (7.14%) Citrix
18 24 (6.59%) Firewall
18 24 (6.59%) Active Directory
18 24 (6.59%) MS Excel
18 24 (6.59%) SQL
19 23 (6.32%) Legal
19 23 (6.32%) Data Protection
20 22 (6.04%) Oracle EBS R12
20 22 (6.04%) Business Analysis
21 19 (5.22%) MS Office
21 19 (5.22%) Cisco
21 19 (5.22%) NHS
22 18 (4.95%) Business Intelligence

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.47%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.10%) CMS
6 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.82%) WordPress
7 3 (0.82%) Apache
8 2 (0.55%) IIS
8 2 (0.55%) Drupal
8 2 (0.55%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.55%) Jadu
8 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.55%) Lync
9 1 (0.27%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.27%) Liferay
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.22%) MS Office
3 16 (4.40%) MS Project
4 10 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 28 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (6.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.92%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (1.10%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 4 (1.10%) Agresso
6 3 (0.82%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 2 (0.55%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.27%) Summit
8 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.47%) IaaS
2 7 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) LucidChart
4 1 (0.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.62%) WAN
2 32 (8.79%) LAN
3 24 (6.59%) Firewall
4 13 (3.57%) Network Security
5 12 (3.30%) DHCP
5 12 (3.30%) VPN
6 11 (3.02%) VLAN
7 9 (2.47%) SSL
8 8 (2.20%) MPLS
9 7 (1.92%) Internet
9 7 (1.92%) DNS
9 7 (1.92%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.37%) Broadband
10 5 (1.37%) OSPF
10 5 (1.37%) Wireless
10 5 (1.37%) IPsec
10 5 (1.37%) EIGRP
10 5 (1.37%) Intranet
11 4 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (1.10%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.40%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.65%) EDRMS
5 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.10%) MySQL
6 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.27%) QlikView
9 1 (0.27%) MS Access
9 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.27%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.55%) ReSharper
2 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 61 (16.76%) Finance
2 23 (6.32%) Legal
3 16 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.10%) Back Office
4 4 (1.10%) Marketing
5 2 (0.55%) Publishing
6 1 (0.27%) Banking
6 1 (0.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (20.33%) Analyst
2 59 (16.21%) Project Manager
3 44 (12.09%) Business Analyst
4 38 (10.44%) Architect
5 33 (9.07%) Consultant
6 25 (6.87%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (5.22%) Programme Manager
7 19 (5.22%) Oracle Consultant
8 12 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (3.02%) Business Manager
10 10 (2.75%) Oracle HR Consultant
10 10 (2.75%) Developer
10 10 (2.75%) Senior Manager
10 10 (2.75%) Network Engineer
11 9 (2.47%) Functional Consultant
11 9 (2.47%) Senior Business Analyst
11 9 (2.47%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
11 9 (2.47%) Business Project Manager
11 9 (2.47%) Payroll Consultant
12 8 (2.20%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.02%) .NET
2 8 (2.20%) Web Services
3 6 (1.65%) XML
3 6 (1.65%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.65%) HTML
4 5 (1.37%) CSS
4 5 (1.37%) Middleware
5 3 (0.82%) Ajax
5 3 (0.82%) jQuery
6 2 (0.55%) LINQ
6 2 (0.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.55%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (0.55%) Kendo UI
6 2 (0.55%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.55%) JSON
6 2 (0.55%) J2EE
7 1 (0.27%) XHTML
7 1 (0.27%) JDBC
7 1 (0.27%) SOAP
7 1 (0.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.22%) NHS
2 16 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.75%) User Experience
4 10 (2.75%) Blog
5 8 (2.20%) Handset
6 6 (1.65%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.65%) GIS
7 5 (1.37%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.10%) iPad
8 4 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.82%) Open Source
9 3 (0.82%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.82%) Life Science
9 3 (0.82%) RMADS
10 2 (0.55%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.55%) SCORM
10 2 (0.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.36%) Windows
2 18 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (4.95%) Windows 7
3 17 (4.67%) Windows XP
4 12 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.37%) Windows Vista
6 5 (1.37%) Solaris
7 4 (1.10%) Linux
8 2 (0.55%) Android
8 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.27%) UNIX
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (20.33%) ITIL
2 67 (18.41%) PRINCE2
3 57 (15.66%) Project Management
4 51 (14.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (10.71%) Migration
6 38 (10.44%) CRM
7 34 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (7.42%) Change Management
9 23 (6.32%) Data Protection
10 22 (6.04%) Business Analysis
11 18 (4.95%) Programme Management
11 18 (4.95%) Scrum
11 18 (4.95%) Service Delivery
11 18 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (4.67%) Service Management
13 14 (3.85%) BPR
14 13 (3.57%) Data Analysis
15 12 (3.30%) TOGAF
16 11 (3.02%) Validation
16 11 (3.02%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.59%) SQL
2 6 (1.65%) C#
3 2 (0.55%) Java
3 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
3 2 (0.55%) VB
4 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.27%) XQuery
4 1 (0.27%) C
4 1 (0.27%) VBScript
4 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.52%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.67%) Degree
4 11 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.75%) CCNA
5 10 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (2.20%) ISEB
8 6 (1.65%) CCNP
9 4 (1.10%) CCIE
9 4 (1.10%) MCP
9 4 (1.10%) MCSE
9 4 (1.10%) CCSA
9 4 (1.10%) MCDST
10 3 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.55%) PMP
11 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.47%) QA
2 7 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.65%) SLA
4 3 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) GPG13
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 24 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.37%) XenApp
4 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.55%) vSphere
4 2 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (3.57%) SCCM
2 6 (1.65%) SCOM
3 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 44 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.99%) Oracle
3 26 (7.14%) Citrix
4 19 (5.22%) Cisco
5 12 (3.30%) VMware
6 9 (2.47%) Juniper
7 8 (2.20%) Capita
8 7 (1.92%) Symantec
9 6 (1.65%) McAfee
9 6 (1.65%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.65%) SAP
9 6 (1.65%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.37%) Lagan
11 4 (1.10%) HP
12 3 (0.82%) Informatica
12 3 (0.82%) Civica
13 2 (0.55%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.55%) Orchard
13 2 (0.55%) LANDesk
13 2 (0.55%) Veeam
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