The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.20% - -
As % of the General category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £31.53 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-45.31% +35.83%
Local Government
Buckinghamshire

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

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
436 356 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 44.49% 42.89% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 192 123
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £44.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -73.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £35.00 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Northgate
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) NHS

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Northgate