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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 480 417 409
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -8
Contract jobs citing Local Government 147 196 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.81% 1.03% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 104 101
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 35 39
Median hourly rate £22.45 £27.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.85% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.35 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.40 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -
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
18037 19089 18732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.61% 38.78% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12220 12243 12033
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 477 536
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £10.64 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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 25 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 53 £350 +3.70% 18
North West -25 34 £325 -27.77% 10
South East -2 27 £350 +3.70% 10
East of England -8 15 £140 -43.71% 4
West Midlands -17 7 £319 -20.31% 1
South West -12 4 £375 +7.14% 2
East Midlands +12 2 £400 +75.82%
Yorkshire -12 2 £365 -5.80% 9
North East -46 2 £225 -43.18% 1
Midlands - 1 £300 -
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 60 (18.29%) Project Management
2 59 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 59 (17.99%) ITIL
3 52 (15.85%) PRINCE2
3 52 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (14.94%) Finance
5 44 (13.41%) SQL
6 40 (12.20%) Windows
7 35 (10.67%) JavaScript
8 30 (9.15%) Active Directory
9 29 (8.84%) Business Analysis
10 27 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
10 27 (8.23%) MS Excel
10 27 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (7.93%) SQL Server
12 25 (7.62%) Citrix
12 25 (7.62%) Migration
13 24 (7.32%) Security Cleared
14 23 (7.01%) Change Management
14 23 (7.01%) C#
15 22 (6.71%) .NET
15 22 (6.71%) Oracle
16 21 (6.40%) Service Delivery
16 21 (6.40%) VMware
16 21 (6.40%) Windows 7
17 20 (6.10%) HTML
18 19 (5.79%) CSS
18 19 (5.79%) Scrum
18 19 (5.79%) Service Management
19 18 (5.49%) SharePoint

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.96%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (2.13%) GeoServer
5 6 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (1.83%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.52%) Node.js
7 4 (1.22%) Confluence
7 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.91%) IIS
9 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.30%) nginx
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.96%) MS Office
3 10 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.44%) MS Project
5 7 (2.13%) SPSS
6 5 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.05%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.22%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.91%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.30%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.30%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.88%) Office 365
3 5 (1.52%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.49%) DNS
2 14 (4.27%) SSL
3 12 (3.66%) LAN
3 12 (3.66%) WAN
4 11 (3.35%) DHCP
5 8 (2.44%) SAN
6 7 (2.13%) HTTP
6 7 (2.13%) VPN
7 6 (1.83%) Firewall
7 6 (1.83%) VoIP
7 6 (1.83%) Wireless
8 5 (1.52%) Internet
8 5 (1.52%) NAS
8 5 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.22%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (0.91%) IPv6
10 3 (0.91%) VLAN
11 2 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.44%) GIS
3 8 (2.44%) QlikView
4 7 (2.13%) QGIS
4 7 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.91%) MS Access
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.91%) Power BI
7 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.52%) JIRA
2 5 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.61%) MSI
5 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.30%) GitLab
5 1 (0.30%) JMeter
5 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.30%) Maven
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.30%) Zephyr
General
1 49 (14.94%) Finance
2 15 (4.57%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.44%) Back Office
4 3 (0.91%) Billing
5 2 (0.61%) Banking
5 2 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (22.56%) Analyst
2 51 (15.55%) Project Manager
3 44 (13.41%) Business Analyst
4 40 (12.20%) Developer
5 14 (4.27%) Applications Developer
6 13 (3.96%) Consultant
7 12 (3.66%) Architect
7 12 (3.66%) Service Desk Support
8 11 (3.35%) Data Analyst
9 10 (3.05%) Administrator
9 10 (3.05%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (3.05%) Service Analyst
9 10 (3.05%) Support Engineer
10 9 (2.74%) ICT Manager
11 8 (2.44%) Applications Manager
11 8 (2.44%) C# Developer
11 8 (2.44%) GIS Developer
11 8 (2.44%) Programme Manager
11 8 (2.44%) Service Desk Analyst
12 7 (2.13%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.71%) .NET
2 20 (6.10%) HTML
3 19 (5.79%) CSS
4 17 (5.18%) Web Services
5 15 (4.57%) XML
6 14 (4.27%) Ajax
6 14 (4.27%) HTML5
6 14 (4.27%) jQuery
7 12 (3.66%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.05%) CSS3
9 9 (2.74%) Java EE
10 8 (2.44%) .NET Framework
10 8 (2.44%) REST
11 7 (2.13%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.13%) XSLT
12 6 (1.83%) LINQ
13 5 (1.52%) Apache Cordova
14 4 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (1.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.18%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.35%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.35%) User Experience
4 10 (3.05%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.13%) NHS
6 7 (2.13%) Statistics
7 6 (1.83%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.83%) VCE vBlock
8 5 (1.52%) W3C
9 4 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.22%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.22%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.22%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (1.22%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.91%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.91%) Handset
10 3 (0.91%) iPad
10 3 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.20%) Windows
2 21 (6.40%) Windows 7
3 11 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.44%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.13%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.52%) Linux
8 4 (1.22%) Android
8 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.22%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.91%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.30%) CentOS
10 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.29%) Project Management
2 59 (17.99%) ITIL
3 52 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (15.85%) PRINCE2
4 29 (8.84%) Business Analysis
5 25 (7.62%) Migration
6 23 (7.01%) Change Management
7 21 (6.40%) Service Delivery
8 19 (5.79%) Scrum
8 19 (5.79%) Service Management
9 17 (5.18%) CRM
10 15 (4.57%) Data Analysis
10 15 (4.57%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (4.27%) Software Engineering
11 14 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (4.27%) Systems Analysis
12 12 (3.66%) Data Migration
13 11 (3.35%) Case Management
13 11 (3.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.41%) SQL
2 35 (10.67%) JavaScript
3 23 (7.01%) C#
4 13 (3.96%) Java
5 12 (3.66%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.13%) Python
8 3 (0.91%) PHP
8 3 (0.91%) VBA
9 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.61%) Perl
9 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.61%) VB
9 2 (0.61%) VBScript
10 1 (0.30%) R
10 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (3.05%) Degree
5 9 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.74%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (2.44%) MCITP
6 8 (2.44%) MCSA
7 7 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.13%) MCSE
8 5 (1.52%) CCNP
8 5 (1.52%) MCP
9 4 (1.22%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.91%) CCNA
10 3 (0.91%) MCDST
10 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.61%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.52%) SLA
3 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.61%) QA
5 1 (0.30%) BS7666
5 1 (0.30%) GPG13
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (9.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.05%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.44%) vSphere
5 5 (1.52%) XenApp
6 3 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (5.18%) SCCM
2 4 (1.22%) SCOM
2 4 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.91%) Puppet
4 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.30%) Nagios
5 1 (0.30%) Opsview
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.62%) Citrix
3 22 (6.71%) Oracle
4 21 (6.40%) VMware
5 9 (2.74%) Cisco
6 5 (1.52%) EMC
6 5 (1.52%) Juniper
7 4 (1.22%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.22%) Capita
7 4 (1.22%) F5
7 4 (1.22%) Infragistics
7 4 (1.22%) SAP
8 3 (0.91%) AppSense
8 3 (0.91%) Avaya
8 3 (0.91%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.91%) HP
8 3 (0.91%) Kofax
8 3 (0.91%) Mitel
9 2 (0.61%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.61%) Symantec
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