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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 226 221 228
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Local Government 19 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.60% 0.72% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £195 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% -43.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £195 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £382 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £306 £349
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £21.23 £17.36 £10.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.32% +63.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £23.21 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -2.03%
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
3181 3356 3839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.28% 37.83% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1724 1692 1663
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 118 155
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £14.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 August 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 August 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 -5 3 £305 - 1
Hampshire -6 3 £313 -34.89%
Berkshire +11 2 £363 - 2
Surrey +3 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire +3 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 1
Kent - - - -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
1 12 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 9 (17.31%) Project Management
2 9 (17.31%) Change Management
3 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.46%) Windows
4 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.54%) SAP
5 6 (11.54%) ITIL
5 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
5 6 (11.54%) SAP Payroll
6 5 (9.62%) Finance
6 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.62%) BPR
6 5 (9.62%) Requirements Management
7 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
7 4 (7.69%) Citrix
7 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (7.69%) NHS
7 4 (7.69%) CRM
7 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 3 (5.77%) WAN
8 3 (5.77%) HTML
8 3 (5.77%) SQL
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
8 3 (5.77%) MS Project
8 3 (5.77%) MS Office
8 3 (5.77%) ITSM

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Project
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (3.85%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.92%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) WAN
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) OSPF
2 2 (3.85%) LAN
2 2 (3.85%) BGP
3 1 (1.92%) MPLS
3 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Ingres
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
1 14 (26.92%) Business Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (5.77%) Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Trainer
4 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Business Test Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Head of ICT
5 2 (3.85%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Applications Support
5 2 (3.85%) Programme Manager
5 2 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (1.92%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Data Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) NHS
2 2 (3.85%) Social Media
2 2 (3.85%) Blog
2 2 (3.85%) GIS
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Statistics
3 1 (1.92%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
1 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
1 12 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 9 (17.31%) Project Management
2 9 (17.31%) Change Management
3 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL
5 5 (9.62%) BPR
5 5 (9.62%) Requirements Management
6 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.69%) CRM
7 3 (5.77%) ITSM
7 3 (5.77%) Service Management
7 3 (5.77%) Test Management
7 3 (5.77%) Migration
7 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.85%) Web Usability
8 2 (3.85%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) VBScript
3 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) BS7666
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) SAP
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) Facebook
4 2 (3.85%) Twitter
4 2 (3.85%) Capita
5 1 (1.92%) Remedy
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) ESRI
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