The first 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 22 July 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 South East 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 214 194 224
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +30
Contract jobs citing Local Government 26 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.48% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.82% 1.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £195 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £380 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.81 £10.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.97% +68.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.75 £24.98
% change year-on-year
+42.16% -16.91%
General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3177 3053 3869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.59% 36.36% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1482 1656
Average daily rate £368 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 138 167
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Local Government
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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
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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
East Sussex -2 7 £250 -
Berkshire +5 5 £450 - 1
Kent -3 2 £125 -54.54% 1
Hampshire -9 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £375 -
Oxfordshire -4 1 £300 - 1
Surrey -8 1 - - 2
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 11 (18.64%) Project Management
1 11 (18.64%) Business Analysis
2 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
2 10 (16.95%) Windows
3 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.86%) SAP Payroll
4 7 (11.86%) Change Management
4 7 (11.86%) ITIL
4 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
4 7 (11.86%) SAP
5 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
6 5 (8.47%) Citrix
6 5 (8.47%) Service Management
6 5 (8.47%) WAN
6 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Requirements Management
7 4 (6.78%) Finance
7 4 (6.78%) Migration
7 4 (6.78%) LAN
7 4 (6.78%) CRM
7 4 (6.78%) BPR
8 3 (5.08%) OSPF
8 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (5.08%) MS Project
8 3 (5.08%) MS Office
8 3 (5.08%) HTML
8 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (5.08%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Lync
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Project
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (5.08%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.69%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) WAN
2 4 (6.78%) LAN
3 3 (5.08%) OSPF
4 2 (3.39%) VLAN
4 2 (3.39%) DNS
4 2 (3.39%) DHCP
4 2 (3.39%) BGP
4 2 (3.39%) Internet
5 1 (1.69%) Intranet
5 1 (1.69%) MPLS
5 1 (1.69%) VRRP
5 1 (1.69%) Firewall
5 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.69%) VoIP
5 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Ingres
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Business Analyst
1 14 (23.73%) Analyst
2 9 (15.25%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Consultant
4 3 (5.08%) Trainer
4 3 (5.08%) Programme Manager
4 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (3.39%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (3.39%) Head of ICT
5 2 (3.39%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (3.39%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (3.39%) Auditor
5 2 (3.39%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (3.39%) Architect
5 2 (3.39%) Applications Support
6 1 (1.69%) Developer
6 1 (1.69%) Coordinator
6 1 (1.69%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) XHTML
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) NHS
2 2 (3.39%) Social Media
2 2 (3.39%) Blog
3 1 (1.69%) GIS
3 1 (1.69%) Statistics
3 1 (1.69%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Project Management
1 11 (18.64%) Business Analysis
2 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
3 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.86%) Change Management
4 7 (11.86%) ITIL
5 5 (8.47%) Service Management
5 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.78%) Requirements Management
6 4 (6.78%) Migration
6 4 (6.78%) CRM
6 4 (6.78%) BPR
7 3 (5.08%) ITSM
7 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.08%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.08%) Test Management
7 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.39%) Web Usability
8 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.39%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) SQL
1 1 (1.69%) VBScript
1 1 (1.69%) VBA
1 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.69%) CCNA
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) BS7666
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
1 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) SAP
2 5 (8.47%) Citrix
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Facebook
3 2 (3.39%) Twitter
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco
3 2 (3.39%) Remedy
4 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) Mitel
4 1 (1.69%) Capita
South East
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £550.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South East England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South East England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago