The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank - 33 28
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.38% 2.02%
As % of the General category - 3.88% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £10.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £22.88 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+28.96% -3.45%
Local Government
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
109 103 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 36.82% 35.64% 38.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 56 56
Average daily rate £375 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £285 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £10.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +159.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 20 August 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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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
Folkestone - - - -
Local Government
South East

Local Government
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Blog
1 2 (100.00%) Web Usability
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) Facebook
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blog
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Web Usability
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Facebook
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter