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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 358 399 387
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -12
Contract jobs citing Local Government 238 188 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the General category 1.23% 0.95% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 106 64
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£394 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 42
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.10 £23.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% +38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £15.50 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
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
19427 19694 18797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.44% 39.16% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12261 12468 11658
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 549 590
Average hourly rate £22.43 £23.68 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.28% -5.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.97 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +9 84 £400 +14.28% 3
London +5 58 £345 -10.96% 26
East of England +26 25 £273 -27.33% 3
Yorkshire -2 19 £325 - 5
South West +14 18 £363 -10.49% 9
South East -25 15 £413 +28.90% 4
West Midlands -4 13 £388 -10.14%
East Midlands +5 4 £350 +7.69%
North East -3 2 £396 +5.60%
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 90 (21.90%) Project Management
2 89 (21.65%) PRINCE2
3 88 (21.41%) Oracle
4 84 (20.44%) Finance
5 73 (17.76%) ITIL
6 62 (15.09%) Microsoft
7 61 (14.84%) Oracle EBS R12
8 55 (13.38%) Oracle EBS
9 51 (12.41%) CRM
10 50 (12.17%) Migration
11 44 (10.71%) Windows
12 39 (9.49%) SQL
13 37 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (7.30%) Service Delivery
15 30 (7.30%) Active Directory
15 30 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (7.06%) Citrix
16 29 (7.06%) Security Cleared
17 27 (6.57%) MS Office
17 27 (6.57%) MS Excel
18 26 (6.33%) MS Project
19 24 (5.84%) SC Cleared
19 24 (5.84%) Degree
20 23 (5.60%) Data Protection
20 23 (5.60%) SharePoint
20 23 (5.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 22 (5.35%) NHS
21 22 (5.35%) Legal
21 22 (5.35%) Business Analysis

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.43%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 9 (2.19%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.70%) Oracle UPK
6 6 (1.46%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.22%) IIS
8 4 (0.97%) CMS
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.73%) Liferay
9 3 (0.73%) Lync
9 3 (0.73%) Drupal
10 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.49%) Apache
10 2 (0.49%) JBoss
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.24%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (6.57%) MS Office
1 27 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.33%) MS Project
3 11 (2.68%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.49%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.24%) InDesign
6 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 61 (14.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 55 (13.38%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (3.41%) Oracle Payroll
4 12 (2.92%) Oracle HRMS
5 11 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (2.43%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 6 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.97%) Agresso
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle AGIS
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.70%) Taleo
3 4 (0.97%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) PaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.38%) Firewall
1 18 (4.38%) DHCP
2 17 (4.14%) WAN
3 10 (2.43%) LAN
3 10 (2.43%) DNS
4 8 (1.95%) VLAN
4 8 (1.95%) Internet
5 7 (1.70%) VPN
6 6 (1.46%) Wireless
7 5 (1.22%) Intranet
7 5 (1.22%) VoIP
7 5 (1.22%) HTTP
8 4 (0.97%) NAS
8 4 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.97%) SAN
9 3 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.73%) EIGRP
9 3 (0.73%) RFID
9 3 (0.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.87%) Oracle BI EE
2 16 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.68%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (1.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.22%) EDRMS
6 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.97%) DTS
7 4 (0.97%) MySQL
8 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.49%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.24%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.24%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (0.97%) ReSharper
1 4 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
General
1 84 (20.44%) Finance
2 22 (5.35%) Legal
3 7 (1.70%) Back Office
3 7 (1.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.22%) Marketing
5 2 (0.49%) Law
6 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.24%) Publishing
6 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 92 (22.38%) Project Manager
2 66 (16.06%) Analyst
3 54 (13.14%) Consultant
4 49 (11.92%) Oracle Consultant
5 41 (9.98%) Business Analyst
6 36 (8.76%) Architect
7 28 (6.81%) Functional Consultant
8 26 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (5.35%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 21 (5.11%) Developer
11 20 (4.87%) ICT Project Manager
11 20 (4.87%) Payroll Consultant
12 19 (4.62%) Oracle HR Consultant
13 18 (4.38%) Senior Manager
13 18 (4.38%) Programme Manager
13 18 (4.38%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
14 14 (3.41%) Senior Project Manager
14 14 (3.41%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
15 13 (3.16%) E-Business Consultant
16 12 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.43%) CSS
2 9 (2.19%) Middleware
3 8 (1.95%) OAuth
3 8 (1.95%) CSS3
3 8 (1.95%) XML
3 8 (1.95%) .NET
3 8 (1.95%) SAML
4 6 (1.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.97%) Ajax
5 4 (0.97%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.97%) JSON
5 4 (0.97%) jQuery
5 4 (0.97%) LINQ
5 4 (0.97%) Entity Framework
5 4 (0.97%) HTML
5 4 (0.97%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (0.97%) AngularJS
5 4 (0.97%) Kendo UI
6 3 (0.73%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.35%) NHS
2 18 (4.38%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.43%) Open Source
3 10 (2.43%) Blog
4 8 (1.95%) User Experience
4 8 (1.95%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.70%) GIS
6 6 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.46%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.46%) E-Learning
7 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (0.97%) SCORM
8 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.73%) Clustering
8 3 (0.73%) Life Science
8 3 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.73%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (0.73%) Statistics
9 2 (0.49%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.71%) Windows
2 16 (3.89%) Windows XP
2 16 (3.89%) Windows 7
3 13 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.97%) Solaris
6 4 (0.97%) Linux
7 2 (0.49%) UNIX
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.24%) AIX
8 1 (0.24%) Android
8 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (21.90%) Project Management
2 89 (21.65%) PRINCE2
3 73 (17.76%) ITIL
4 51 (12.41%) CRM
5 50 (12.17%) Migration
6 37 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (7.30%) Service Delivery
8 30 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (5.60%) Data Protection
10 22 (5.35%) Business Analysis
11 21 (5.11%) Data Migration
11 21 (5.11%) Scrum
11 21 (5.11%) SOA
12 20 (4.87%) Service Management
13 19 (4.62%) Programme Management
14 18 (4.38%) BPR
15 17 (4.14%) Change Management
16 16 (3.89%) Project Planning
16 16 (3.89%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 39 (9.49%) SQL
2 11 (2.68%) C
3 5 (1.22%) PL/SQL
4 4 (0.97%) C#
4 4 (0.97%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.73%) Java
6 2 (0.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.24%) XQuery
7 1 (0.24%) PHP
7 1 (0.24%) VBScript
7 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (7.06%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.84%) SC Cleared
2 24 (5.84%) Degree
3 23 (5.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 15 (3.65%) ISEB
5 10 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.95%) CCNA
7 6 (1.46%) MCSE
7 6 (1.46%) MCP
7 6 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.73%) PMP
8 3 (0.73%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.73%) MCSA
8 3 (0.73%) MCITP
9 2 (0.49%) CIPD
9 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.95%) SLA
2 6 (1.46%) QA
3 5 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) GPG13
6 1 (0.24%) BS7799
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 30 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.22%) ISA Server
4 4 (0.97%) Xen
4 4 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.73%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.65%) SCCM
2 2 (0.49%) SCOM
3 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (21.41%) Oracle
2 62 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.06%) Citrix
4 21 (5.11%) Cisco
5 14 (3.41%) VMware
6 9 (2.19%) Juniper
6 9 (2.19%) Symantec
6 9 (2.19%) McAfee
7 8 (1.95%) SAP
7 8 (1.95%) HP
8 6 (1.46%) Lotus
9 5 (1.22%) EMC
9 5 (1.22%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.22%) Aruba
10 4 (0.97%) Telerik
10 4 (0.97%) LANDesk
10 4 (0.97%) Apple
10 4 (0.97%) Dell
11 3 (0.73%) Sun
11 3 (0.73%) Avaya
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 - £23.26 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
London Borough of Lewisham
Rate: £51,045 - £55,005pa (SMG1) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Witham, Essex
Network ITR
Rate: 175 to 175 per day GBP
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £200.00 - £210.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
High Wycombe
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
LB Newham
Rate: From £34,590 to £37,476 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago