The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 384 387 391
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Local Government 190 160 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.99% 0.80% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 80 85
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+14.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 34
Average hourly rate £23.86 £20.78 £25.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.82% -18.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.08 £14.04 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.70 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £21.65 £24.98
% change year-on-year
+36.29% -13.33%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19134 20055 23521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.76% 43.11% 44.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12145 12617 14349
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 £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 581 684
Average hourly rate £20.55 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.01 £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
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 +37 64 £374 +15.00% 10
North West +5 38 £413 +3.12% 2
South East -18 26 £350 +27.27% 10
East of England -29 23 £425 +6.25% 5
West Midlands -12 14 £325 +225.00% 8
South West -25 11 £475 +63.79% 2
Yorkshire +9 5 £258 -31.33% 2
North East - 4 £400 -
East Midlands -8 3 - - 2
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (20.27%) PRINCE2
2 74 (19.73%) ITIL
3 71 (18.93%) Finance
4 67 (17.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (16.27%) Windows
6 57 (15.20%) Project Management
7 50 (13.33%) Change Management
8 37 (9.87%) SQL
9 36 (9.60%) Citrix
10 35 (9.33%) Windows 7
11 34 (9.07%) Microsoft
12 33 (8.80%) Active Directory
13 32 (8.53%) Oracle
13 32 (8.53%) Service Delivery
13 32 (8.53%) Business Analysis
14 31 (8.27%) CRM
15 28 (7.47%) LAN
15 28 (7.47%) WAN
15 28 (7.47%) Migration
16 26 (6.93%) SharePoint
17 25 (6.67%) MS Excel
17 25 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (6.67%) Project Planning
17 25 (6.67%) Degree
18 23 (6.13%) NHS
19 22 (5.87%) Security Cleared
20 21 (5.60%) Performance Management
20 21 (5.60%) Service Management
21 19 (5.07%) SC Cleared
22 18 (4.80%) Oracle EBS

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (1.60%) CMS
5 5 (1.33%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.80%) IIS
6 3 (0.80%) Node.js
7 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.27%) Lync
8 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.27%) Liferay
8 1 (0.27%) Jadu
Applications
1 25 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.93%) MS Visio
2 11 (2.93%) MS Office
3 8 (2.13%) MS Project
4 3 (0.80%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.53%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (4.80%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (2.13%) SAP Payroll
4 7 (1.87%) Oracle Payroll
4 7 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.07%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.53%) Summit
7 2 (0.53%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.53%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 2 (0.53%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.53%) Agresso
8 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.47%) LAN
1 28 (7.47%) WAN
2 15 (4.00%) Firewall
3 14 (3.73%) Internet
4 11 (2.93%) DNS
4 11 (2.93%) DHCP
5 10 (2.67%) VPN
5 10 (2.67%) VLAN
6 8 (2.13%) Network Security
7 7 (1.87%) SAN
8 6 (1.60%) Intranet
8 6 (1.60%) Wireless
9 5 (1.33%) IPsec
9 5 (1.33%) OSPF
9 5 (1.33%) SSL
10 4 (1.07%) MPLS
10 4 (1.07%) Broadband
11 3 (0.80%) VoIP
11 3 (0.80%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.80%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.93%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (2.40%) EDRMS
4 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.27%) MS Access
7 1 (0.27%) Ingres
7 1 (0.27%) dBASE
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.07%) MSI
3 3 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.80%) WATIR
3 3 (0.80%) Selenium
3 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.53%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 71 (18.93%) Finance
2 7 (1.87%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.60%) Legal
4 4 (1.07%) Banking
4 4 (1.07%) Marketing
5 3 (0.80%) Back Office
5 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.27%) Advertising
6 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (23.47%) Analyst
2 68 (18.13%) Project Manager
3 49 (13.07%) Business Analyst
4 26 (6.93%) Consultant
5 21 (5.60%) Architect
6 15 (4.00%) Senior Manager
7 14 (3.73%) Developer
8 13 (3.47%) Data Analyst
9 12 (3.20%) Senior Project Manager
9 12 (3.20%) Programme Manager
10 11 (2.93%) Service Manager
10 11 (2.93%) ICT Project Manager
11 9 (2.40%) Agile Business Analyst
11 9 (2.40%) IT Project Manager
12 8 (2.13%) Oracle Consultant
12 8 (2.13%) Test Analyst
13 7 (1.87%) Test Manager
13 7 (1.87%) Technical Architect
13 7 (1.87%) Delivery Manager
13 7 (1.87%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.00%) .NET
2 12 (3.20%) HTML
3 9 (2.40%) Web Services
4 8 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.87%) CSS
6 6 (1.60%) XML
7 5 (1.33%) HTML5
8 4 (1.07%) CSS3
8 4 (1.07%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.80%) J2EE
9 3 (0.80%) Middleware
9 3 (0.80%) Sass
9 3 (0.80%) WCF
9 3 (0.80%) WF
10 2 (0.53%) jQuery
10 2 (0.53%) REST
11 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.27%) WPF
11 1 (0.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.13%) NHS
2 10 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.60%) Social Media
5 4 (1.07%) GIS
5 4 (1.07%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (1.07%) CCTV
6 3 (0.80%) PKI
6 3 (0.80%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.80%) Open Source
6 3 (0.80%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.53%) RMADS
7 2 (0.53%) Blog
7 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.53%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.53%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.53%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.53%) Clustering
7 2 (0.53%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.27%) Windows
2 35 (9.33%) Windows 7
3 15 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.40%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.60%) UNIX
7 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.53%) AIX
8 2 (0.53%) Solaris
9 1 (0.27%) Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (20.27%) PRINCE2
2 74 (19.73%) ITIL
3 67 (17.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (15.20%) Project Management
5 50 (13.33%) Change Management
6 32 (8.53%) Service Delivery
6 32 (8.53%) Business Analysis
7 31 (8.27%) CRM
8 28 (7.47%) Migration
9 25 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (6.67%) Project Planning
10 21 (5.60%) Service Management
10 21 (5.60%) Performance Management
11 18 (4.80%) Risk Management
12 16 (4.27%) BPR
13 15 (4.00%) PRINCE
13 15 (4.00%) Data Modelling
14 14 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (3.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 37 (9.87%) SQL
2 11 (2.93%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.13%) C#
4 7 (1.87%) Java
5 6 (1.60%) VB
6 5 (1.33%) VBScript
7 4 (1.07%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.80%) Ruby
9 2 (0.53%) VBA
9 2 (0.53%) C
9 2 (0.53%) PHP
10 1 (0.27%) XQuery
10 1 (0.27%) XAML
10 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (6.67%) Degree
2 22 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.07%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.00%) ISEB
5 14 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.87%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (1.60%) CCNP
10 5 (1.33%) CCNA
11 3 (0.80%) APMP
12 2 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.53%) CCIE
12 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.53%) CISSP
12 2 (0.53%) MCDST
12 2 (0.53%) CIPFA
12 2 (0.53%) CCSA
12 2 (0.53%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.93%) SLA
2 8 (2.13%) QA
3 4 (1.07%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.53%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.27%) BS7666
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (8.80%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.73%) XenApp
3 11 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.80%) vSphere
6 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.53%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (4.27%) SCCM
2 14 (3.73%) SCOM
3 2 (0.53%) AppManager
3 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.27%) OVSD
4 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.27%) OpenView
4 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (9.60%) Citrix
2 34 (9.07%) Microsoft
3 32 (8.53%) Oracle
4 17 (4.53%) Cisco
4 17 (4.53%) VMware
5 11 (2.93%) SAP
6 8 (2.13%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.13%) AppSense
6 8 (2.13%) McAfee
7 7 (1.87%) Civica
7 7 (1.87%) SolarWinds
7 7 (1.87%) Lagan
8 6 (1.60%) Capita
8 6 (1.60%) Symantec
8 6 (1.60%) HP
9 4 (1.07%) EMC
9 4 (1.07%) Juniper
9 4 (1.07%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.07%) LANDesk
10 3 (0.80%) Mitel
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