The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 65 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.26% 0.69% -
As % of the General category 1.21% 3.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£396 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.77
% change year-on-year
- +60.77%
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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 North East region.

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
165 130 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.18% 22.38% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 82 35
Average daily rate £325 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £174 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £34.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.58% +215.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Local Government
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Transformation Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM