The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 31 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.46% 0.53% 1.73%
As % of the General category 1.02% 1.03% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.21 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+18.48% +5.69%
Local Government
Northamptonshire

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

General Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
98 97 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 45.16% 51.87% 49.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 47 87
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £213 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £523 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Local Government
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Assistant
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Support Assistant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification