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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 64 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.61% 0.13% -
As % of the General category 1.77% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.94 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £19.37 £22.88
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -15.34%
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
282 362 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.47% 45.82% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 187 101
Average daily rate £450 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 17
Average hourly rate £20.94 £15.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.27% -52.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Local Government Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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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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 +5 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Local Government
East of England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Intranet
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) VBScript
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) GIS
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) ReadSoft
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
5 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) ICT Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) ReadSoft
3 1 (14.29%) SAP