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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 39 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.35% 0.33% -
As % of the General category 1.47% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £125 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £295 £349
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -15.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.37 £22.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-15.34% +8.92%
Local Government
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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
68 92 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.78% 30.36% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 24
Average daily rate £363 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £122 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 1
Average hourly rate £9.94 £28.00 £13.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.50% +113.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Web Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe