The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 41 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.28% 0.88% 4.41%
As % of the General category 0.55% 1.61% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Average daily rate - £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+11.15% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £24.95 £18.48
% change year-on-year
+40.28% +35.04%
General Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
182 124 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 50.84% 54.63% 59.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 86 139
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £845 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £13.13 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Local Government
East Midlands

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -11 1 - -
Local Government
East Midlands

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) LANDesk
3 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) WAI
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Psychology
4 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) e-GIF
4 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
4 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (11.11%) Social Media
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Casewise
4 1 (11.11%) LLPG
4 1 (11.11%) CIPD
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (11.11%) GIS Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Web Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
1 1 (11.11%) LLPG
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Psychology
1 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) e-GIF
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) WAI
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) LANDesk
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo
4 1 (11.11%) ESRI
4 1 (11.11%) Popkin
4 1 (11.11%) Casewise