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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 51 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Local Government 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.88% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the General category 2.08% 0.41% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £300 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.65 £20.93 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -42.95%
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
240 245 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.03% 38.34% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 121 123
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 14
Average hourly rate £29.50 £20.93 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.94% -32.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.79 £36.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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
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 8 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Case Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
4 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Facilities Management
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Intranet
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Unix

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Deployment Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) CRM Implementation Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) PMO Planner
2 1 (11.11%) Procurement Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planner
2 1 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior PMO
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Planner
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Rollout Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Case Management
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Facilities Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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