The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 0.28%
As % of the General category - - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.72% -
Local Government
East Midlands

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

General Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
72 98 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.81% 27.76% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 56
Average daily rate £255 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 5
Average hourly rate £10.44 £10.44 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.72 £10.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Local Government
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Records Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365 Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Records Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle