The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 53 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 1.06% 1.11%
As % of the General category 0.70% 2.42% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £435 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.99 £25.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year
-28.03% +47.73%
Local Government
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
143 248 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.88% 43.66% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 117 89
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 34
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.32% +18.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.60 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +12.00%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Local Government across the Essex region.

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Essex region.

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VBScript
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (28.57%) ICT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Project Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Web Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Contract Management
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Demand Management
5 1 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) LANDesk