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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 43 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing Local Government 10 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.44% 0.92% 1.09%
As % of the General category 6.99% 3.00% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
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£425 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £313 £328
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +62.73%
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
143 200 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.96% 30.53% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 98 47
Average daily rate £415 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 27
Average hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.07% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.00 £37.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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
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 6 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 6 - -
Local Government
East of England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) CRM
6 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (20.00%) Workflow
8 2 (13.33%) EAM
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) HTTP
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (13.33%) VCP4
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.67%) IaaS
9 1 (6.67%) Qualitative Research
9 1 (6.67%) PaaS
9 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Consultant
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Functional Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle HR Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Payroll Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) E-Business Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Principle Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) SCORM
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) CRM
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Workflow
3 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) EAM
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) E-business
5 1 (6.67%) BPR
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) VCP4
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) NetApp
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) VMware