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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
South East / Kent
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.19% - -
As % of the General category 5.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £22.45 £21.22
% change year-on-year
-16.75% +5.82%

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
106 143 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.69% 40.28% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 114 54
Median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £21.78 £185.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.22% +1955.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Maidstone - 1 £500 -
Local Government
South East

Local Government
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Programme Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Programme Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory