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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 485 418 414
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -4
Contract jobs citing Local Government 135 203 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the General category 0.75% 1.04% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 113 109
Median daily rate £338 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £215 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £472 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £361 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.57% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 33 34
Median hourly rate £22.35 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.63% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £13.71 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £44.42 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £19.97 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.93% -36.61%
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
18007 19567 18600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.45% 39.08% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12243 12886 11920
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £286 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 485 530
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.73 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 48 £350 +7.69% 2
South East -1 26 £375 +20.00% 12
East of England +4 22 £220 -23.14% 2
North West -43 21 £308 -29.71% 3
West Midlands -35 8 £350 -12.50% 2
East Midlands -3 3 £400 +33.89% 2
South West -6 3 £363 +1.75% 2
North East -57 2 £225 -53.12%
Yorkshire -12 1 - - 8
Midlands - 1 £300 -
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 53 (18.03%) ITIL
2 52 (17.69%) PRINCE2
3 51 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (16.33%) Microsoft
5 47 (15.99%) Project Management
6 44 (14.97%) Finance
7 32 (10.88%) Windows
8 30 (10.20%) SQL
9 29 (9.86%) JavaScript
10 26 (8.84%) Active Directory
11 25 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (8.16%) Business Analysis
12 24 (8.16%) SQL Server
13 22 (7.48%) Change Management
14 21 (7.14%) C#
14 21 (7.14%) MS Excel
14 21 (7.14%) SharePoint
15 20 (6.80%) Citrix
15 20 (6.80%) Scrum
15 20 (6.80%) Security Cleared
16 19 (6.46%) HTML
16 19 (6.46%) .NET
17 18 (6.12%) CSS
17 18 (6.12%) CRM
17 18 (6.12%) Service Delivery
18 17 (5.78%) Service Management
18 17 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (5.78%) DNS
18 17 (5.78%) Web Services
18 17 (5.78%) Office 365

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 21 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.40%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.38%) GeoServer
4 4 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.36%) Confluence
4 4 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.36%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.02%) IIS
5 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.68%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.34%) CMS
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.74%) MS Office
3 10 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.04%) MS Project
5 4 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.36%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.02%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.34%) Primavera
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.34%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (0.34%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.78%) Office 365
3 5 (1.70%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.78%) DNS
2 12 (4.08%) SSL
3 10 (3.40%) DHCP
4 8 (2.72%) LAN
4 8 (2.72%) WAN
5 7 (2.38%) HTTP
6 6 (2.04%) Firewall
7 5 (1.70%) Internet
8 4 (1.36%) SAN
9 3 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.02%) VoIP
9 3 (1.02%) VPN
9 3 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.02%) Wireless
10 2 (0.68%) IPv6
10 2 (0.68%) NAS
10 2 (0.68%) OSPF
10 2 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.68%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.72%) GIS
3 7 (2.38%) QGIS
3 7 (2.38%) QlikView
3 7 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.04%) Spatial Data
5 5 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.02%) Power BI
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.68%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.68%) MS Access
8 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.68%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.70%) JIRA
1 5 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (1.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.34%) JMeter
2 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.34%) MSI
2 1 (0.34%) Selenium
2 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.34%) Zephyr
General
1 44 (14.97%) Finance
2 16 (5.44%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.04%) Back Office
4 3 (1.02%) Banking
5 2 (0.68%) Billing
5 2 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Law
6 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (21.43%) Analyst
2 41 (13.95%) Business Analyst
3 37 (12.59%) Developer
3 37 (12.59%) Project Manager
4 15 (5.10%) Architect
5 14 (4.76%) Consultant
6 12 (4.08%) Applications Developer
6 12 (4.08%) ICT Manager
6 12 (4.08%) Programme Manager
7 10 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (3.06%) Service Desk Support
9 8 (2.72%) Administrator
9 8 (2.72%) GIS Developer
9 8 (2.72%) Senior Manager
9 8 (2.72%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.38%) C# Developer
10 7 (2.38%) ICT Project Manager
10 7 (2.38%) Service Analyst
10 7 (2.38%) Trainer
11 6 (2.04%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.46%) .NET
1 19 (6.46%) HTML
2 18 (6.12%) CSS
3 17 (5.78%) Web Services
4 14 (4.76%) Ajax
4 14 (4.76%) jQuery
5 13 (4.42%) HTML5
5 13 (4.42%) XML
6 11 (3.74%) ASP.NET
7 10 (3.40%) CSS3
8 9 (3.06%) Java EE
9 8 (2.72%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.38%) REST
10 7 (2.38%) XSLT
11 6 (2.04%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.04%) LINQ
12 5 (1.70%) Apache Cordova
12 5 (1.70%) Node.js
13 4 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (1.36%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.44%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.40%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.06%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.06%) User Experience
5 8 (2.72%) NHS
6 6 (2.04%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.70%) W3C
8 4 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.36%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.36%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.02%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.02%) PMI
9 3 (1.02%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.02%) VCE vBlock
9 3 (1.02%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.68%) PKI
10 2 (0.68%) Statistics
10 2 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.88%) Windows
2 16 (5.44%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.36%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.02%) Linux
8 2 (0.68%) Android
8 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.68%) Unix
8 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.03%) ITIL
2 52 (17.69%) PRINCE2
3 51 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (15.99%) Project Management
5 24 (8.16%) Business Analysis
6 22 (7.48%) Change Management
7 20 (6.80%) Scrum
8 18 (6.12%) CRM
8 18 (6.12%) Service Delivery
9 17 (5.78%) Service Management
9 17 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (5.44%) Migration
11 15 (5.10%) Requirements Analysis
12 14 (4.76%) Software Engineering
13 12 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (4.08%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (3.40%) BPR
14 10 (3.40%) Case Management
14 10 (3.40%) TDD
15 9 (3.06%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.20%) SQL
2 29 (9.86%) JavaScript
3 21 (7.14%) C#
4 12 (4.08%) Java
4 12 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.38%) Python
6 3 (1.02%) PHP
6 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.68%) Perl
7 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.68%) VBA
8 1 (0.34%) VB
8 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (3.06%) Degree
5 8 (2.72%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.72%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (2.04%) MCITP
7 6 (2.04%) MCSA
7 6 (2.04%) MCSE
8 5 (1.70%) MCP
8 5 (1.70%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.02%) CCNP
9 3 (1.02%) PMP
10 2 (0.68%) CCIE
10 2 (0.68%) CCNA
10 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.34%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.04%) SLA
2 4 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.68%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) BS7666
4 1 (0.34%) GPG13
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.70%) XenApp
4 4 (1.36%) vSphere
5 2 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (5.44%) SCCM
2 5 (1.70%) SCOM
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.68%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.80%) Citrix
3 16 (5.44%) VMware
4 11 (3.74%) Oracle
5 7 (2.38%) Cisco
6 5 (1.70%) SAP
7 4 (1.36%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.36%) Capita
7 4 (1.36%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.36%) Ericsson
7 4 (1.36%) Infragistics
8 3 (1.02%) AppSense
8 3 (1.02%) F5
8 3 (1.02%) HP
8 3 (1.02%) Juniper
9 2 (0.68%) EMC
9 2 (0.68%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.68%) Mitel
9 2 (0.68%) OpenText
9 2 (0.68%) Symantec
London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £600 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £500 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago