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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 403 413 424
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing Local Government 185 146 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.94% 0.70% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 71 72
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£375 £300 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £406 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £306 £349
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 35
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.88 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.91 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £23.21 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -2.03%
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
19712 20878 23592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.68% 42.90% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12453 13259 14400
Average daily rate £438 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 549 688
Average hourly rate £21.15 £22.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -12.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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
London +43 64 £375 +25.00% 12
North West +11 45 £369 +13.46% 4
South East -5 19 £350 +79.48% 8
East of England -31 19 £425 +6.25% 7
West Midlands -22 13 £325 +225.00% 2
South West -24 13 £475 +104.30% 3
Yorkshire +8 5 £440 - 1
East Midlands -5 3 - - 1
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 76 (21.47%) Finance
2 72 (20.34%) PRINCE2
3 71 (20.06%) ITIL
4 68 (19.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (15.82%) Project Management
6 53 (14.97%) Change Management
7 52 (14.69%) Windows
8 38 (10.73%) SQL
9 33 (9.32%) Oracle
9 33 (9.32%) Microsoft
10 32 (9.04%) LAN
10 32 (9.04%) WAN
11 30 (8.47%) Business Analysis
12 29 (8.19%) Active Directory
12 29 (8.19%) Citrix
12 29 (8.19%) Service Delivery
13 28 (7.91%) Security Cleared
13 28 (7.91%) Windows 7
14 27 (7.63%) Migration
15 26 (7.34%) MS Excel
15 26 (7.34%) CRM
16 25 (7.06%) NHS
16 25 (7.06%) SC Cleared
16 25 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (6.50%) Project Planning
17 23 (6.50%) Degree
18 22 (6.21%) Performance Management
18 22 (6.21%) SharePoint
19 19 (5.37%) Oracle EBS
20 18 (5.08%) BPR

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.98%) CMS
4 6 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.85%) IIS
6 3 (0.85%) Node.js
7 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.56%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.28%) Jadu
Applications
1 26 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.67%) MS Office
3 12 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.26%) MS Project
5 4 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.56%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 19 (5.37%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (4.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.98%) Oracle Payroll
4 6 (1.69%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.85%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.56%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.56%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.56%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.28%) Summit
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.28%) Agresso
7 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) IaaS
1 2 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.04%) LAN
1 32 (9.04%) WAN
2 17 (4.80%) Firewall
3 14 (3.95%) Internet
4 11 (3.11%) VPN
5 9 (2.54%) DHCP
5 9 (2.54%) DNS
6 8 (2.26%) Network Security
7 7 (1.98%) Wireless
7 7 (1.98%) SAN
7 7 (1.98%) VLAN
8 6 (1.69%) SSL
8 6 (1.69%) IPsec
9 5 (1.41%) Broadband
9 5 (1.41%) Intranet
9 5 (1.41%) MPLS
10 4 (1.13%) OSPF
10 4 (1.13%) DWDM
11 3 (0.85%) BGP
12 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (2.26%) EDRMS
4 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.28%) MS Access
7 1 (0.28%) Ingres
7 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.28%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
1 3 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (0.85%) Cucumber
1 3 (0.85%) WATIR
1 3 (0.85%) Selenium
2 2 (0.56%) MSI
3 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (21.47%) Finance
2 8 (2.26%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.69%) Legal
4 5 (1.41%) Marketing
5 4 (1.13%) Banking
5 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.28%) Back Office
6 1 (0.28%) Advertising
6 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (22.03%) Analyst
2 71 (20.06%) Project Manager
3 47 (13.28%) Business Analyst
4 24 (6.78%) Consultant
5 22 (6.21%) Architect
6 15 (4.24%) Data Analyst
7 13 (3.67%) Senior Manager
8 12 (3.39%) Service Manager
9 11 (3.11%) Senior Project Manager
9 11 (3.11%) Developer
10 10 (2.82%) ICT Project Manager
11 8 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 8 (2.26%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (2.26%) Programme Manager
11 8 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.26%) IT Project Manager
12 7 (1.98%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (1.98%) Test Analyst
12 7 (1.98%) IT Services Manager
13 6 (1.69%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.80%) .NET
2 9 (2.54%) ASP.NET
2 9 (2.54%) Web Services
2 9 (2.54%) HTML
3 6 (1.69%) XML
4 4 (1.13%) Middleware
4 4 (1.13%) CSS
5 3 (0.85%) Sass
5 3 (0.85%) WF
5 3 (0.85%) WCF
6 2 (0.56%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.56%) REST
6 2 (0.56%) CSS3
6 2 (0.56%) HTML5
7 1 (0.28%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.28%) XSD
7 1 (0.28%) XSL
7 1 (0.28%) XSLT
7 1 (0.28%) XHTML
7 1 (0.28%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.06%) NHS
2 12 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.69%) GIS
5 5 (1.41%) PKI
6 4 (1.13%) CCTV
6 4 (1.13%) Open Source
6 4 (1.13%) Social Media
6 4 (1.13%) Handset
7 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.56%) CESG
8 2 (0.56%) Blog
8 2 (0.56%) RMADS
8 2 (0.56%) iPad
8 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.56%) Clustering
8 2 (0.56%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.69%) Windows
2 28 (7.91%) Windows 7
3 14 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.54%) Windows XP
5 9 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.41%) UNIX
7 3 (0.85%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.56%) AIX
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (20.34%) PRINCE2
2 71 (20.06%) ITIL
3 68 (19.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (15.82%) Project Management
5 53 (14.97%) Change Management
6 30 (8.47%) Business Analysis
7 29 (8.19%) Service Delivery
8 27 (7.63%) Migration
9 26 (7.34%) CRM
10 25 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (6.50%) Project Planning
12 22 (6.21%) Performance Management
13 18 (5.08%) BPR
14 14 (3.95%) PRINCE
14 14 (3.95%) Data Modelling
14 14 (3.95%) Risk Management
15 13 (3.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 13 (3.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (3.67%) Data Analysis
16 12 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.73%) SQL
2 8 (2.26%) C#
3 4 (1.13%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.13%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.13%) Java
3 4 (1.13%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.85%) VB
4 3 (0.85%) Ruby
5 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.56%) VBA
5 2 (0.56%) PHP
5 2 (0.56%) VBScript
5 2 (0.56%) C
6 1 (0.28%) XAML
6 1 (0.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 28 (7.91%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.50%) Degree
4 15 (4.24%) ISEB
4 15 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (2.26%) CCNP
7 7 (1.98%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (1.69%) CCNA
9 4 (1.13%) CCIE
9 4 (1.13%) CCSA
10 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.85%) MCDST
11 2 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.56%) CCSE
11 2 (0.56%) APMP
11 2 (0.56%) CISSP
11 2 (0.56%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.54%) SLA
1 9 (2.54%) QA
2 5 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) BS7666
System Software
1 29 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.82%) XenApp
3 9 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.41%) vSphere
5 4 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.82%) SCCM
2 8 (2.26%) SCOM
3 2 (0.56%) AppManager
3 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.28%) OpenView
4 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.28%) OVSD
4 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 33 (9.32%) Oracle
1 33 (9.32%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.19%) Citrix
3 15 (4.24%) Cisco
4 11 (3.11%) VMware
5 9 (2.54%) SAP
5 9 (2.54%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.26%) McAfee
7 7 (1.98%) SolarWinds
7 7 (1.98%) Capita
7 7 (1.98%) Lagan
8 6 (1.69%) HP
8 6 (1.69%) Symantec
9 4 (1.13%) Civica
9 4 (1.13%) AppSense
10 3 (0.85%) ESRI
10 3 (0.85%) Kofax
10 3 (0.85%) Juniper
10 3 (0.85%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.56%) Northgate
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