The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 220 252 209
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -43
Contract jobs citing Local Government 26 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.12% 0.40%
As % of the General category 0.85% 0.34% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 14
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £287 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £455 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £314
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £18.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.02% +37.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £25.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.54 £25.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.45 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+24.72% -42.95%
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 South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3046 3245 3063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.58% 34.01% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1699 1547
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 87 147
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +17 13 £350 -17.64%
Surrey -5 6 £400 - 1
Berkshire +10 3 £225 -55.00% 4
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 3
East Sussex +9 1 - - 1
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.51%) Project Management
3 8 (19.51%) ITIL
3 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
4 7 (17.07%) MS Office
4 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (14.63%) VMware
6 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.20%) Windows
6 5 (12.20%) vSphere
7 4 (9.76%) Converged Infrastructure
7 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
7 4 (9.76%) NAS
7 4 (9.76%) EMC VNX
7 4 (9.76%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (9.76%) VCE vBlock
7 4 (9.76%) EMC
7 4 (9.76%) SAN
7 4 (9.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
8 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (7.32%) ISEB
8 3 (7.32%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.07%) MS Office
3 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.88%) MS Project
5 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.88%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.44%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) NAS
1 4 (9.76%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) VoIP
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.44%) IPv4
4 1 (2.44%) IPv6
4 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) ERwin
1 2 (4.88%) PowerDesigner
1 2 (4.88%) Rational Rose
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Automotive
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Business Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Programme Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) EMC Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Business Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.88%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Programme Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Accountant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (9.76%) EMC VNX
2 4 (9.76%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) NHS
3 2 (4.88%) PMI
4 1 (2.44%) Blog
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2
2 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Project Management
3 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
4 4 (9.76%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.32%) UML
5 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Data Management
6 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.88%) DSDM
6 2 (4.88%) ETL
6 2 (4.88%) RUP
6 2 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) CCNP
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) vSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.88%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) EMC
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) SAP
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) F5
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) Informatica
5 2 (4.88%) Sybase
6 1 (2.44%) Casewise
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
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