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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 46 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing Local Government 5 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.08% 1.13% 3.23%
As % of the General category 2.70% 2.76% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 15
Median daily rate £291 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £177 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £415 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -9.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £19.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.63% -35.59%
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
185 254 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.78% 40.90% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 149 88
Median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 31 38
Median hourly rate £29.50 £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £210 -
Chelmsford +6 1 - -
Local Government
East of England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) FTP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
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 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) ICT Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
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 Project Manager
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%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Transformation 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
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft