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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 61 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.15% 0.17% -
As % of the General category 0.63% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£312 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £19.65
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +65.43%
Local Government
England

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
159 134 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.59% 22.45% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 83 33
Average daily rate £360 £260 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -38.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £388 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 - £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 - £23.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM