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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 37 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.39% 0.98% 2.76%
As % of the General category 1.32% 2.63% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Average daily rate
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- £240 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.67 - £11.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
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
76 76 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 29.80% 37.07% 38.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 56 67
Average daily rate £375 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £37.62 £17.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.29% -49.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £17.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.52 £17.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) InDesign
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) InDesign
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe