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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.93%
As % of the General category - - 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £314
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.45 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+24.72% -42.95%
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
130 86 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.01% 31.50% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 52 29
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £185.00 £9.00 £29.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1955.55% -69.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Rational Rose
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (66.67%) ERwin
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ERwin
1 2 (66.67%) PowerDesigner
1 2 (66.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Telephony Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) Master Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) Casewise