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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 41 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Local Government 15 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.75% 1.96% 1.93%
As % of the General category 7.21% 5.66% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 5
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£178 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.19% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £223 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £162.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £21.77
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +60.77%
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
208 212 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.10% 34.64% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 116 47
Average daily rate £400 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £140 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 39
Average hourly rate £39.00 £28.83 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -7.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
Chelmsford -4 11 £175 -56.25%
Witham -2 1 £225 -30.76%
Local Government
East of England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Taleo
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle UPK
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) E-Learning
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (25.00%) Information Management
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (25.00%) CRM
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) Intranet
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.00%) CIPD
7 2 (10.00%) Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) EAM
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (5.00%) Hyperion Smart View
8 1 (5.00%) BPR
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) CISSP

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (40.00%) Oracle UPK
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (5.00%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (5.00%) Hyperion Smart View
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Trainer
3 5 (25.00%) Trainer
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) E-Learning Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Management Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Information Management
1 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) EAM
4 1 (5.00%) BPR
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) E-business
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CIPD
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (5.00%) NetApp
2 1 (5.00%) VMware