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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 381 383 398
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing Local Government 188 134 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.97% 0.72% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 60 101
Average daily rate £375 £315 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £467 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 41 13
Average hourly rate £33.10 £24.90 £23.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.91% +6.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.34 £14.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £19.52
% change year-on-year
+29.62% +38.31%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19457 18491 25037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.15% 42.99% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12317 11467 15154
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 583 746
Average hourly rate £23.93 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +18 58 £388 -1.36% 10
North West -6 52 £350 +34.61% 1
South East +6 33 £320 +6.66% 1
East of England -12 21 £375 +53.06% 1
South West -15 8 £405 +35.00% 1
West Midlands -21 6 £431 +51.31%
East Midlands -11 4 £325 -13.33%
Yorkshire -18 4 - - 1
North East - 1 £375 - 1
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 105 (27.49%) Windows
2 75 (19.63%) PRINCE2
3 69 (18.06%) Windows 7
4 62 (16.23%) ITIL
5 59 (15.45%) Microsoft
6 48 (12.57%) Project Management
7 47 (12.30%) Active Directory
7 47 (12.30%) Citrix
8 42 (10.99%) Finance
9 38 (9.95%) Migration
9 38 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (9.69%) MS Excel
11 36 (9.42%) SQL
12 33 (8.64%) SharePoint
13 32 (8.38%) Oracle
13 32 (8.38%) Change Management
14 29 (7.59%) Service Management
14 29 (7.59%) Business Analysis
15 27 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (7.07%) Project Planning
15 27 (7.07%) .NET
16 26 (6.81%) CRM
17 25 (6.54%) SQL Server
17 25 (6.54%) XenApp
18 22 (5.76%) Windows XP
18 22 (5.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 20 (5.24%) Performance Management
20 19 (4.97%) VMware
20 19 (4.97%) Microsoft App-V
20 19 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 33 (8.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.62%) Lync
3 8 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.57%) IIS
5 6 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.57%) CMS
6 3 (0.79%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.79%) Node.js
6 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.52%) FormScape
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.26%) Liferay
8 1 (0.26%) Jadu
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.93%) MS Office
3 10 (2.62%) MS Project
3 10 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.79%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.62%) SAP Payroll
2 9 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.57%) SAP HR
5 5 (1.31%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.52%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.26%) Servitor
8 1 (0.26%) Agresso
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.26%) Summit
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.97%) LAN
2 18 (4.71%) WAN
3 14 (3.66%) Internet
4 11 (2.88%) SAN
5 8 (2.09%) Firewall
6 7 (1.83%) VLAN
6 7 (1.83%) Intranet
6 7 (1.83%) DNS
6 7 (1.83%) VoIP
7 6 (1.57%) DHCP
8 3 (0.79%) SSL
8 3 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.79%) VPN
8 3 (0.79%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.79%) Network Security
8 3 (0.79%) Wireless
8 3 (0.79%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.52%) OSPF
9 2 (0.52%) FTP
9 2 (0.52%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.97%) EDRMS
3 11 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.09%) MS Access
6 7 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.79%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.52%) QlikView
10 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.26%) dBASE
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (3.93%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.09%) AdminStudio
3 6 (1.57%) MSI
4 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.79%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.79%) WATIR
5 3 (0.79%) Selenium
6 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.26%) Xcode
6 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (10.99%) Finance
2 11 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.83%) Legal
4 6 (1.57%) Back Office
5 2 (0.52%) Law
5 2 (0.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.26%) Billing
6 1 (0.26%) Marketing
6 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (24.61%) Analyst
2 54 (14.14%) Project Manager
3 40 (10.47%) Business Analyst
4 27 (7.07%) Developer
5 20 (5.24%) Consultant
6 14 (3.66%) Test Analyst
7 13 (3.40%) Architect
8 12 (3.14%) Senior Manager
8 12 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (3.14%) ICT Project Manager
9 11 (2.88%) Systems Analyst
9 11 (2.88%) Server Engineer
10 10 (2.62%) Network Engineer
10 10 (2.62%) Senior Project Manager
10 10 (2.62%) Support Analyst
10 10 (2.62%) Applications Packager
11 9 (2.36%) Support Engineer
11 9 (2.36%) IT Project Manager
12 8 (2.09%) IT Business Analyst
12 8 (2.09%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.07%) .NET
2 13 (3.40%) ASP.NET
3 11 (2.88%) Web Services
4 9 (2.36%) Application Packaging
4 9 (2.36%) HTML
5 7 (1.83%) XML
5 7 (1.83%) WCF
6 6 (1.57%) jQuery
6 6 (1.57%) CSS
7 5 (1.31%) HTML5
7 5 (1.31%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.05%) WF
8 4 (1.05%) CSS3
9 3 (0.79%) Sass
9 3 (0.79%) J2EE
9 3 (0.79%) XSLT
9 3 (0.79%) Middleware
10 2 (0.52%) XSD
10 2 (0.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.62%) NHS
2 9 (2.36%) GIS
2 9 (2.36%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.57%) PKI
3 6 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.05%) Social Media
4 4 (1.05%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.05%) Clustering
5 3 (0.79%) CESG
5 3 (0.79%) Thin Client
5 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
5 3 (0.79%) LLPG
5 3 (0.79%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (0.52%) Statistics
6 2 (0.52%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.26%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 105 (27.49%) Windows
2 69 (18.06%) Windows 7
3 27 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (5.76%) Windows XP
5 19 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.09%) UNIX
7 7 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.31%) Linux
9 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.52%) VME
10 2 (0.52%) AIX
10 2 (0.52%) Solaris
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.26%) Android
11 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.63%) PRINCE2
2 62 (16.23%) ITIL
3 48 (12.57%) Project Management
4 38 (9.95%) Migration
4 38 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (8.38%) Change Management
6 29 (7.59%) Service Management
6 29 (7.59%) Business Analysis
7 27 (7.07%) Project Planning
8 26 (6.81%) CRM
9 20 (5.24%) Performance Management
10 18 (4.71%) Service Delivery
10 18 (4.71%) Risk Management
11 17 (4.45%) PRINCE
11 17 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (3.66%) ERP
12 14 (3.66%) BPR
13 12 (3.14%) Data Modelling
13 12 (3.14%) Programme Management
13 12 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.42%) SQL
2 18 (4.71%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.19%) Java
4 15 (3.93%) C#
4 15 (3.93%) VB
5 12 (3.14%) VBScript
6 9 (2.36%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.31%) C
8 3 (0.79%) Ruby
9 2 (0.52%) LINC
9 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.52%) VBA
10 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (5.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 18 (4.71%) Degree
3 17 (4.45%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.40%) ISEB
5 11 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.57%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.31%) CCNA
7 5 (1.31%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.79%) MCSE
10 2 (0.52%) MCP
10 2 (0.52%) APMP
11 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.26%) CCNP
11 1 (0.26%) PMP
11 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.26%) ACCA
11 1 (0.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.14%) SLA
2 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) WAI
3 1 (0.26%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.26%) BS7666
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (12.30%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.54%) XenApp
3 19 (4.97%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.83%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (1.31%) vSphere
7 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.52%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (4.71%) SCCM
2 16 (4.19%) SCOM
3 3 (0.79%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.79%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.26%) OpenView
5 1 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.26%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.26%) AppManager
5 1 (0.26%) OVSD
5 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 59 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 47 (12.30%) Citrix
3 32 (8.38%) Oracle
4 19 (4.97%) VMware
5 17 (4.45%) SAP
6 16 (4.19%) AppSense
7 14 (3.66%) Cisco
8 9 (2.36%) Business Objects
8 9 (2.36%) Civica
9 8 (2.09%) SolarWinds
9 8 (2.09%) McAfee
10 6 (1.57%) Symantec
10 6 (1.57%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.57%) Capita
11 5 (1.31%) LANDesk
11 5 (1.31%) Kofax
11 5 (1.31%) HP
12 4 (1.05%) EMC
12 4 (1.05%) NetApp
12 4 (1.05%) Kaspersky
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