The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 62 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.26% -
As % of the General category 0.95% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.86 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
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 Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
210 325 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.02% 42.76% 48.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 158 144
Average daily rate £380 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 12
Average hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% +25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Local Government across the Hertfordshire region.

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Hertfordshire region.

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Local Government
East of England

Local Government
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) GIS
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle