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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
Rank 59 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.23% 0.96% 1.67%
As % of the General category 0.64% 2.43% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £435 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -8.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £417
% change year-on-year
- -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.40 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +33.65%

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
157 206 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.60% 39.46% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 124 79
Median daily rate £400 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £242 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 26
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% +6.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Contract Management

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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Contract Management
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft