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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 44 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Contract jobs citing Local Government 11 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.73% 0.47% 0.31%
As % of the General category 4.07% 1.56% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -9.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £20.94 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+17.63% -30.90%
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
270 257 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.39% 30.13% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 92 142
Median daily rate £420 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £573 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.94 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% +24.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Watford - 9 £230 -
Hemel Hempstead +3 1 - -
Local Government
East of England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 5 (19.23%) DNS
5 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
6 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (15.38%) SCCM
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Release Management
7 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (11.54%) Firewall
7 3 (11.54%) Finance
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Juniper
7 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.54%) Service Management
7 3 (11.54%) VPN
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco
7 3 (11.54%) CCNA
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (7.69%) Citrix
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.69%) MCSE
8 2 (7.69%) MCSA
8 2 (7.69%) MCP
8 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
1 2 (7.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Release Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Administration Assistant
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Applications Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Applications Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Communications Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.69%) ICT Manager
3 2 (7.69%) IT Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) IT Assistant
3 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) PMO Planner
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Planner
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Rollout Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Release Management
3 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (7.69%) MCITP
5 2 (7.69%) MCP
5 2 (7.69%) MCSA
5 2 (7.69%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (3.85%) CISM
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (3.85%) CLAS
6 1 (3.85%) CRISC
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
1 3 (11.54%) Juniper
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) VMware