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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
England / South East
Rank 210 235 241
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs citing Local Government 27 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the General category 1.12% 0.70% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 9
Median daily rate £500 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £415 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £20.20 £19.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% -22.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.28 £23.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-27.24% +41.07%

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
2411 2838 3065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.10% 34.59% 33.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1280 1508 1667
Median daily rate £415 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 113 93
Median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +26 16 £450 +28.57% 6
Surrey +16 4 £425 - 2
Berkshire +4 3 £199 -11.55% 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Kent - 1 £500 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 9 (20.00%) CSS
1 9 (20.00%) QA
1 9 (20.00%) Wireframes
2 8 (17.78%) Service Design
2 8 (17.78%) Coaching
2 8 (17.78%) User Experience
2 8 (17.78%) Axure RP
2 8 (17.78%) Prototyping
2 8 (17.78%) Copywriting
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
2 8 (17.78%) Photoshop
2 8 (17.78%) HTML
2 8 (17.78%) Fireworks
3 7 (15.56%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) Project Management
3 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) Finance
4 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.11%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (8.89%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (8.89%) EMC VNX
5 4 (8.89%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (8.89%) vSphere
5 4 (8.89%) NAS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Fireworks
1 8 (17.78%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.22%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) NAS
1 4 (8.89%) SAN
1 4 (8.89%) VoIP
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) PABX
2 3 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) IPv6
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Programme Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) EMC Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) VMware Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) HR Manager
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.44%) Head of Digital
7 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) CSS
2 8 (17.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.22%) React
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Copywriting
1 8 (17.78%) User Experience
2 5 (11.11%) VCE vBlock
3 4 (8.89%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (8.89%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) PMI
5 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Wireframes
2 8 (17.78%) Coaching
2 8 (17.78%) Prototyping
2 8 (17.78%) Service Design
3 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
3 7 (15.56%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Project Management
4 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.89%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (6.67%) Records Management
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.44%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.44%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.44%) Workflow
8 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) MCP
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CBAP
4 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) VMware
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) EMC
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.22%) Northgate
6 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.22%) SAP