The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 20 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.30% - 0.41%
As % of the General category 5.00% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£417 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-46.64% +62.73%
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 Midlands region.

General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
40 51 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.97% 29.31% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 35
Average daily rate £463 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £322 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £581 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Local Government
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) CIPFA
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (16.67%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Research Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) NHS Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Capita