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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 56 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Local Government 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.57% 0.93% 1.02%
As % of the General category 1.42% 2.65% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate £350 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -42.95%
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
211 151 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.81% 35.12% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 82 74
Average daily rate £388 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £215 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -17.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £47.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
4 1 (12.50%) Planning Poker
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Trainer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Manager
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Case Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com