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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 406 380 379
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Contract jobs citing Local Government 179 183 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.88% 0.92% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 96 63
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £157 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 52
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £19.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +64.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.84 £16.67 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.19 £56.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +66.07%
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
20238 19906 20211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.80% 41.86% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13087 12906 12158
Average daily rate £438 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 513 700
Average hourly rate £23.38 £20.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.02% -16.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +14 73 £400 +14.69% 10
North West -2 56 £475 +35.71% 4
South East -15 16 £350 +16.66% 10
West Midlands -8 11 £350 +12.81% 5
Yorkshire -8 8 £325 -
East of England -26 8 £425 +25.92% 3
South West -35 4 £388 -8.82% 2
Midlands - 2 £389 - 1
East Midlands -12 1 - -
North East - - - - 2
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 71 (19.61%) ITIL
2 68 (18.78%) PRINCE2
3 60 (16.57%) Finance
4 59 (16.30%) Project Management
5 56 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (11.33%) Microsoft
6 41 (11.33%) Security Cleared
7 39 (10.77%) Windows
7 39 (10.77%) WAN
8 37 (10.22%) Oracle
8 37 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (9.94%) LAN
9 36 (9.94%) Migration
10 34 (9.39%) Change Management
10 34 (9.39%) CRM
11 33 (9.12%) SC Cleared
12 29 (8.01%) MS Excel
13 27 (7.46%) Oracle EBS
14 26 (7.18%) SQL
15 25 (6.91%) Service Delivery
15 25 (6.91%) Business Analysis
16 23 (6.35%) Citrix
17 22 (6.08%) NHS
17 22 (6.08%) Active Directory
17 22 (6.08%) SharePoint
18 21 (5.80%) SQL Server
18 21 (5.80%) Firewall
19 20 (5.52%) Degree
19 20 (5.52%) Data Protection
20 18 (4.97%) Oracle EBS R12

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (2.49%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (1.66%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.38%) CMS
5 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.83%) WordPress
7 2 (0.55%) Lync
7 2 (0.55%) Jadu
7 2 (0.55%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.55%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) IIS
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.28%) Liferay
8 1 (0.28%) Drupal
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.97%) MS Office
3 14 (3.87%) MS Project
4 8 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.55%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) SPSS
7 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 27 (7.46%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (4.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.66%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (1.10%) Agresso
6 2 (0.55%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.55%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.55%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.28%) Summit
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.49%) IaaS
2 7 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) LucidChart
4 1 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.77%) WAN
2 36 (9.94%) LAN
3 21 (5.80%) Firewall
4 13 (3.59%) Network Security
5 12 (3.31%) VPN
6 9 (2.49%) DHCP
6 9 (2.49%) VLAN
7 7 (1.93%) DNS
7 7 (1.93%) SSL
8 6 (1.66%) MPLS
9 5 (1.38%) OSPF
9 5 (1.38%) Broadband
9 5 (1.38%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.38%) Wireless
9 5 (1.38%) IPsec
9 5 (1.38%) Internet
10 4 (1.10%) DWDM
10 4 (1.10%) BGP
10 4 (1.10%) Intranet
11 3 (0.83%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.87%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.21%) EDRMS
5 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.10%) MySQL
6 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.28%) MS Access
9 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.28%) Subversion
2 1 (0.28%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.28%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (16.57%) Finance
2 16 (4.42%) Telecoms
2 16 (4.42%) Legal
3 5 (1.38%) Back Office
4 4 (1.10%) Marketing
5 2 (0.55%) Publishing
6 1 (0.28%) Banking
6 1 (0.28%) Retail
6 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 78 (21.55%) Analyst
2 67 (18.51%) Project Manager
3 49 (13.54%) Business Analyst
4 41 (11.33%) Architect
5 27 (7.46%) Consultant
6 23 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (4.70%) Programme Manager
8 12 (3.31%) Senior Manager
8 12 (3.31%) Service Manager
8 12 (3.31%) Oracle Consultant
9 11 (3.04%) Business Manager
10 10 (2.76%) IT Project Manager
10 10 (2.76%) Senior Project Manager
10 10 (2.76%) Developer
11 9 (2.49%) Data Analyst
11 9 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (2.49%) Business Project Manager
12 8 (2.21%) Oracle HR Consultant
12 8 (2.21%) Network Engineer
12 8 (2.21%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.49%) .NET
1 9 (2.49%) Web Services
2 6 (1.66%) HTML
2 6 (1.66%) Middleware
3 5 (1.38%) CSS
4 4 (1.10%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.10%) XML
5 2 (0.55%) J2EE
5 2 (0.55%) Ajax
5 2 (0.55%) jQuery
5 2 (0.55%) CSS3
5 2 (0.55%) HTML5
6 1 (0.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.28%) REST
6 1 (0.28%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.28%) Kendo UI
6 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.28%) SOAP
6 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.08%) NHS
2 18 (4.97%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.04%) User Experience
4 10 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.21%) Blog
5 8 (2.21%) Handset
6 7 (1.93%) GIS
6 7 (1.93%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.66%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (1.66%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.38%) Open Source
9 4 (1.10%) iPad
9 4 (1.10%) RMADS
9 4 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.83%) Social Media
10 3 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.83%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (0.55%) Life Science
11 2 (0.55%) PKI
11 2 (0.55%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.77%) Windows
2 18 (4.97%) Windows 7
3 15 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (3.87%) Windows XP
5 11 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.38%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.83%) Solaris
9 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.55%) Android
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (19.61%) ITIL
2 68 (18.78%) PRINCE2
3 59 (16.30%) Project Management
4 56 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (9.94%) Migration
7 34 (9.39%) Change Management
7 34 (9.39%) CRM
8 25 (6.91%) Service Delivery
8 25 (6.91%) Business Analysis
9 20 (5.52%) Data Protection
10 18 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (4.70%) BPR
11 17 (4.70%) TOGAF
11 17 (4.70%) Data Analysis
12 14 (3.87%) Programme Management
12 14 (3.87%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (3.59%) ERP
13 13 (3.59%) Scrum
13 13 (3.59%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.18%) SQL
2 6 (1.66%) C#
3 4 (1.10%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.55%) Java
5 2 (0.55%) C
6 1 (0.28%) PHP
6 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.28%) VB
6 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 41 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 33 (9.12%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.52%) Degree
4 12 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.93%) CCNA
9 6 (1.66%) ISEB
9 6 (1.66%) CCNP
10 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.10%) CCIE
11 4 (1.10%) CCSA
11 4 (1.10%) MCDST
12 2 (0.55%) CIPFA
12 2 (0.55%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.28%) APMP
13 1 (0.28%) MCSE
13 1 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.04%) QA
2 5 (1.38%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.38%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.38%) SLA
3 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.66%) XenApp
3 2 (0.55%) vSphere
3 2 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.76%) SCCM
2 6 (1.66%) SCOM
3 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.28%) Nessus
Vendors
1 41 (11.33%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.22%) Oracle
3 23 (6.35%) Citrix
4 14 (3.87%) Cisco
5 11 (3.04%) VMware
6 10 (2.76%) Business Objects
7 8 (2.21%) Capita
8 7 (1.93%) SAP
8 7 (1.93%) Juniper
8 7 (1.93%) Lagan
9 6 (1.66%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.38%) Symantec
10 5 (1.38%) McAfee
11 4 (1.10%) HP
12 3 (0.83%) ESRI
12 3 (0.83%) Informatica
12 3 (0.83%) Civica
13 2 (0.55%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.55%) Northgate
13 2 (0.55%) AppSense
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