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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 386 378 405
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Contract jobs citing Local Government 206 180 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the General category 1.04% 0.97% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 110 71
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 38
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £15.50 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £45.00 £44.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £31.53 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-39.73% +51.93%
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
19836 18541 19334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.14% 38.72% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13055 11820 12139
Average daily rate £440 £426 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 492 527 580
Average hourly rate £22.35 £22.00 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -5.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 0 59 £425 -10.52% 7
London -19 56 £325 -13.33% 27
East of England +13 29 £300 -25.00% 4
South East -23 19 £313 -6.71% 6
West Midlands +6 15 £400 +77.77% 3
Yorkshire -12 13 £400 +55.33% 5
South West -1 12 £356 -35.22% 11
East Midlands -5 4 £299 - 5
North East -23 2 £480 +20.15% 1
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 111 (25.52%) Oracle
2 94 (21.61%) PRINCE2
3 91 (20.92%) Finance
4 85 (19.54%) Project Management
5 75 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 70 (16.09%) ITIL
7 65 (14.94%) Oracle EBS R12
8 60 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
9 58 (13.33%) SQL
10 57 (13.10%) CRM
11 45 (10.34%) Migration
11 45 (10.34%) Windows
12 41 (9.43%) Citrix
13 40 (9.20%) Active Directory
14 36 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (8.28%) MS Excel
14 36 (8.28%) MS Office
15 33 (7.59%) Service Delivery
15 33 (7.59%) VMware
16 32 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
17 30 (6.90%) Security Cleared
17 30 (6.90%) MS Project
18 29 (6.67%) SharePoint
19 27 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
20 25 (5.75%) WAN
20 25 (5.75%) SC Cleared
21 23 (5.29%) Oracle BI EE
21 23 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
21 23 (5.29%) NHS
21 23 (5.29%) Stakeholder Engagement

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.22%) IBM Notes
3 10 (2.30%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.07%) Oracle UPK
5 8 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.61%) CMS
7 6 (1.38%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 5 (1.15%) IIS
8 5 (1.15%) Drupal
9 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.69%) Lync
10 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.69%) Liferay
11 2 (0.46%) WordPress
12 1 (0.23%) Moodle
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.23%) JBoss
12 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 36 (8.28%) MS Office
1 36 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.90%) MS Project
3 10 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.15%) Acrobat
5 5 (1.15%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.46%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 65 (14.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 60 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (3.22%) Oracle Payroll
4 12 (2.76%) Oracle HRMS
5 9 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (1.84%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 7 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (1.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 5 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle AGIS
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.92%) Agresso
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.46%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.46%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.76%) Office 365
2 9 (2.07%) Taleo
3 8 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.75%) WAN
2 20 (4.60%) DHCP
3 18 (4.14%) Firewall
4 17 (3.91%) LAN
5 13 (2.99%) VoIP
6 12 (2.76%) VPN
6 12 (2.76%) DNS
6 12 (2.76%) Intranet
7 9 (2.07%) VLAN
8 8 (1.84%) PABX
8 8 (1.84%) Internet
9 7 (1.61%) SAN
9 7 (1.61%) HTTP
9 7 (1.61%) Wireless
10 5 (1.15%) NAS
10 5 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.69%) DMZ
11 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.69%) FTP
12 2 (0.46%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 17 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.68%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.68%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (1.84%) EDRMS
6 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.92%) DTS
10 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.46%) Hyperion Smart View
11 2 (0.46%) MySQL
11 2 (0.46%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (0.92%) ReSharper
1 4 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.23%) Ant
3 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (20.92%) Finance
2 22 (5.06%) Legal
3 9 (2.07%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.61%) Back Office
5 5 (1.15%) Publishing
6 2 (0.46%) Law
6 2 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.23%) Billing
7 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 109 (25.06%) Project Manager
2 66 (15.17%) Analyst
3 56 (12.87%) Consultant
4 47 (10.80%) Oracle Consultant
5 44 (10.11%) Business Analyst
6 30 (6.90%) Developer
7 29 (6.67%) Architect
8 27 (6.21%) Functional Consultant
9 23 (5.29%) ICT Project Manager
10 21 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (4.83%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 20 (4.60%) Payroll Consultant
12 18 (4.14%) Oracle HR Consultant
12 18 (4.14%) Senior Manager
13 17 (3.91%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
14 16 (3.68%) Programme Manager
15 15 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
15 15 (3.45%) E-Business Consultant
16 13 (2.99%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
16 13 (2.99%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.45%) .NET
2 12 (2.76%) XML
3 11 (2.53%) ASP.NET
3 11 (2.53%) CSS
4 9 (2.07%) CSS3
5 8 (1.84%) OAuth
5 8 (1.84%) SAML
5 8 (1.84%) Middleware
6 7 (1.61%) HTML
6 7 (1.61%) Web Services
7 5 (1.15%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.15%) LINQ
7 5 (1.15%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.92%) Kendo UI
8 4 (0.92%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (0.92%) jQuery
8 4 (0.92%) Entity Framework
8 4 (0.92%) JSON
8 4 (0.92%) Application Packaging
8 4 (0.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.29%) NHS
2 21 (4.83%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.60%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.84%) E-Learning
5 8 (1.84%) Data Integration
5 8 (1.84%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.61%) GIS
7 6 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.15%) User Experience
9 4 (0.92%) Blog
9 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.69%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (0.69%) Statistics
10 3 (0.69%) SCORM
10 3 (0.69%) Copywriting
10 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.34%) Windows
2 18 (4.14%) Windows 7
3 12 (2.76%) Windows XP
4 7 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.46%) UNIX
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.46%) Solaris
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (21.61%) PRINCE2
2 85 (19.54%) Project Management
3 70 (16.09%) ITIL
4 57 (13.10%) CRM
5 45 (10.34%) Migration
6 36 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (7.59%) Service Delivery
8 32 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (5.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 22 (5.06%) Data Protection
11 22 (5.06%) Business Analysis
11 22 (5.06%) Change Management
12 21 (4.83%) SOA
12 21 (4.83%) Project Planning
12 21 (4.83%) Data Migration
13 17 (3.91%) Line Management
14 16 (3.68%) Supplier Management
15 15 (3.45%) Information Management
15 15 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 58 (13.33%) SQL
2 13 (2.99%) C
3 11 (2.53%) C#
4 6 (1.38%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.15%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.15%) VBScript
6 4 (0.92%) VB
6 4 (0.92%) Java
6 4 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.23%) PHP
8 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.23%) XQuery
8 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.75%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 20 (4.60%) Degree
5 15 (3.45%) ISEB
6 13 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (2.07%) CCNA
7 9 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.15%) PMP
10 5 (1.15%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.69%) CCA
11 3 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.69%) MCSA
11 3 (0.69%) MCITP
11 3 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.46%) CIPD
12 2 (0.46%) MCDST
12 2 (0.46%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.30%) QA
2 6 (1.38%) SLA
3 5 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.46%) BS7799
4 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.76%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (2.76%) Xen
4 6 (1.38%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.23%) Firmware
5 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (4.14%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.23%) WSUS
2 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 111 (25.52%) Oracle
2 75 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 41 (9.43%) Citrix
4 33 (7.59%) VMware
5 19 (4.37%) SAP
6 18 (4.14%) Cisco
7 14 (3.22%) Lotus
8 12 (2.76%) EMC
9 9 (2.07%) HP
10 7 (1.61%) Juniper
10 7 (1.61%) LANDesk
11 6 (1.38%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.38%) McAfee
12 5 (1.15%) Symantec
12 5 (1.15%) Adobe
12 5 (1.15%) Aruba
13 4 (0.92%) Dell Compellent
13 4 (0.92%) Telerik
13 4 (0.92%) Dell
13 4 (0.92%) Apple
London
Venn Group
Rate: £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Rate: £10.00 - £13.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venn Group
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Sidmouth, Devon
Strata
Posted: 10 days ago
Knowle, Sidmouth, Devon, South West
East Devon District Council
Rate: £30,178 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago