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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 55 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.29% 0.31% -
As % of the General category 0.75% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £288 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.11 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-46.64% +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 Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
266 264 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.23% 41.25% 46.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 123 195
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 25
Average hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £34.60 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 December 2014. 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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Local Government
East of England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Handset
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Taleo
2 1 (33.33%) MCDST
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Taleo Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel