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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 400 397 389
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Local Government 183 189 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.02% 1.05% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 102 91
Average daily rate £350 £420 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +34.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £314
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 50
Average hourly rate £20.97 £18.66 £24.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% -23.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £13.53 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.97 £18.07 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -27.85%
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
17945 18018 18324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.61% 38.71% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11772 11712 11494
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 416 590
Average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.60 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 66 £350 -9.67% 22
North West -46 35 £339 -22.57% 11
South East +26 27 £350 -12.50% 9
East of England +10 16 £350 -17.64% 7
West Midlands -21 14 £388 -22.50% 20
South West -3 8 £325 -31.57% 4
East Midlands 0 7 £425 +17.24% 4
Yorkshire -14 5 £566 +74.15% 8
North East -19 3 £300 +9.09% 4
Midlands 0 1 - -
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 63 (18.31%) Project Management
2 62 (18.02%) PRINCE2
3 60 (17.44%) ITIL
3 60 (17.44%) Microsoft
4 56 (16.28%) Finance
5 45 (13.08%) Windows
6 38 (11.05%) Migration
6 38 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (10.76%) SQL
8 36 (10.47%) MS Excel
9 34 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (9.59%) Oracle
11 30 (8.72%) Business Analysis
12 29 (8.43%) Active Directory
12 29 (8.43%) Management Information System
13 28 (8.14%) Change Management
14 27 (7.85%) Citrix
15 25 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (6.69%) SharePoint
16 23 (6.69%) VMware
17 22 (6.40%) JavaScript
18 20 (5.81%) Service Delivery
18 20 (5.81%) SQL Server
19 19 (5.52%) CRM
19 19 (5.52%) Windows 7
19 19 (5.52%) Data Analysis
20 18 (5.23%) Data Migration
20 18 (5.23%) Office 365
21 17 (4.94%) Service Management
21 17 (4.94%) MS Office

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (6.69%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.07%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (2.33%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.74%) IIS
6 5 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.16%) nginx
8 3 (0.87%) Drupal
8 3 (0.87%) Node.js
8 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.58%) CMS
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.58%) LiveLink
9 2 (0.58%) WordPress
10 1 (0.29%) Apache
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 36 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.94%) MS Office
3 8 (2.33%) MS Project
3 8 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.03%) SPSS
5 5 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.16%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.16%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.29%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (4.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.45%) Oracle Payroll
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.58%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.58%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.58%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.58%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.29%) Exchequer
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.23%) Office 365
2 17 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.58%) MailChimp
3 2 (0.58%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.65%) DNS
1 16 (4.65%) WAN
2 15 (4.36%) LAN
3 13 (3.78%) DHCP
4 10 (2.91%) Firewall
4 10 (2.91%) SSL
4 10 (2.91%) VPN
5 9 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (2.33%) Wireless
7 7 (2.03%) VoIP
8 6 (1.74%) Internet
8 6 (1.74%) SAN
8 6 (1.74%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.45%) Intranet
10 4 (1.16%) NAS
10 4 (1.16%) Network Security
11 3 (0.87%) HTTP
11 3 (0.87%) VLAN
12 2 (0.58%) Skype
12 2 (0.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.03%) QlikView
3 6 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.16%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.87%) Big Data
6 3 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.58%) MS Access
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.29%) Ingres
8 1 (0.29%) QGIS
8 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.16%) Artifactory
3 4 (1.16%) GitLab
3 4 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.16%) Maven
4 3 (0.87%) MSI
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.58%) ERwin
5 2 (0.58%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.58%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.29%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.29%) Moq
6 1 (0.29%) MSTest
6 1 (0.29%) NUnit
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 56 (16.28%) Finance
2 13 (3.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.03%) Back Office
4 4 (1.16%) Legal
4 4 (1.16%) Publishing
5 3 (0.87%) Billing
5 3 (0.87%) Retail
6 2 (0.58%) Automotive
6 2 (0.58%) Banking
6 2 (0.58%) Law
6 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (20.64%) Analyst
2 70 (20.35%) Project Manager
3 45 (13.08%) Business Analyst
4 29 (8.43%) Developer
5 22 (6.40%) ICT Manager
6 21 (6.10%) Consultant
7 18 (5.23%) Programme Manager
8 14 (4.07%) Senior Manager
9 13 (3.78%) ICT Project Manager
10 12 (3.49%) Service Analyst
11 11 (3.20%) Applications Manager
12 10 (2.91%) Architect
13 9 (2.62%) Oracle Consultant
13 9 (2.62%) Senior Project Manager
13 9 (2.62%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (2.62%) Service Desk Support
14 8 (2.33%) Administrator
14 8 (2.33%) HR Consultant
14 8 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
14 8 (2.33%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.65%) .NET
1 16 (4.65%) Web Services
2 15 (4.36%) CSS
3 13 (3.78%) HTML
4 8 (2.33%) HTML5
5 6 (1.74%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.74%) CSS3
5 6 (1.74%) jQuery
5 6 (1.74%) XML
6 5 (1.45%) REST
7 4 (1.16%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.16%) Ajax
7 4 (1.16%) SOAP
8 3 (0.87%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (0.87%) RESTful
8 3 (0.87%) XSLT
9 2 (0.58%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.58%) LINQ
9 2 (0.58%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.43%) Management Information System
2 25 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.91%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.33%) NHS
6 5 (1.45%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.45%) Statistics
7 4 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.16%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (1.16%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.16%) Handset
7 4 (1.16%) iPad
7 4 (1.16%) User Experience
7 4 (1.16%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (0.87%) PMI
8 3 (0.87%) W3C
9 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.58%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.08%) Windows
2 19 (5.52%) Windows 7
3 12 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.62%) Windows XP
6 7 (2.03%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.16%) Android
7 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.16%) CentOS
7 4 (1.16%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.16%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.29%) Linux
8 1 (0.29%) pSOS
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Solaris
8 1 (0.29%) Unix
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (18.31%) Project Management
2 62 (18.02%) PRINCE2
3 60 (17.44%) ITIL
4 38 (11.05%) Migration
4 38 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (8.72%) Business Analysis
7 28 (8.14%) Change Management
8 20 (5.81%) Service Delivery
9 19 (5.52%) CRM
9 19 (5.52%) Data Analysis
10 18 (5.23%) Data Migration
11 17 (4.94%) Service Management
12 14 (4.07%) Programme Management
13 13 (3.78%) Configuration Management
13 13 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (3.49%) Business Transformation
14 12 (3.49%) Data Management
14 12 (3.49%) Fund Management
14 12 (3.49%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.76%) SQL
2 22 (6.40%) JavaScript
3 15 (4.36%) C#
4 5 (1.45%) C
4 5 (1.45%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.16%) Java
5 4 (1.16%) VBA
6 3 (0.87%) PHP
7 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.58%) VB
7 2 (0.58%) VBScript
8 1 (0.29%) Python
8 1 (0.29%) R
8 1 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.49%) Degree
4 11 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (2.62%) MCITP
5 9 (2.62%) MCSA
6 8 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.74%) CCNA
7 6 (1.74%) CCNP
7 6 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.45%) ISEB
9 4 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.16%) CISSP
9 4 (1.16%) MCDST
9 4 (1.16%) MCSE
9 4 (1.16%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.87%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.03%) SLA
2 6 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.16%) QA
3 4 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.87%) GPG13
4 3 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.87%) TickIT
5 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 29 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.74%) vSphere
4 4 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.87%) XenApp
6 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.29%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (3.20%) SCCM
2 4 (1.16%) Nagios
2 4 (1.16%) Opsview
2 4 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.58%) WSUS
4 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.29%) Puppet
4 1 (0.29%) QRadar
4 1 (0.29%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.29%) SCOM
4 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 60 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.59%) Oracle
3 27 (7.85%) Citrix
4 23 (6.69%) VMware
5 15 (4.36%) Cisco
6 11 (3.20%) Juniper
7 7 (2.03%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.74%) Intel Security
8 6 (1.74%) Symantec
9 5 (1.45%) EMC
10 4 (1.16%) Adobe
10 4 (1.16%) FireEye
10 4 (1.16%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.16%) SAP
10 4 (1.16%) Sourcefire
11 3 (0.87%) Avaya
11 3 (0.87%) F5
11 3 (0.87%) HP
11 3 (0.87%) Kofax
11 3 (0.87%) Mitel
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