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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 246 224 202
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -22
Contract jobs citing Local Government 15 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the General category 0.44% 0.83% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 11
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£350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £168 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £455 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.82% +11.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £15.80 £15.50 £19.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% -18.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.94 £23.86 £22.54
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +5.83%
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
3378 3269 3133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.43% 35.54% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1922 1741 1552
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 106 133
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.25 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Berkshire +4 4 £225 -50.00% 2
East Sussex -9 4 £325 +30.00%
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £300 -20.00%
Kent -5 1 £450 +260.00%
Hampshire -8 1 £375 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (39.39%) Project Management
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) WAN
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Degree
5 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.12%) LAN
5 4 (12.12%) CIMA
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (9.09%) CODA
6 3 (9.09%) Agresso
6 3 (9.09%) NHS
6 3 (9.09%) CCAB
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (9.09%) CCNP
6 3 (9.09%) CCNA
6 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 3 (9.09%) ERP
6 3 (9.09%) C
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 3 (9.09%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) Drupal
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.03%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.03%) InDesign
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Agresso
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) WAN
2 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.06%) Wireless
4 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Programme Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Business Process Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) ICT Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.03%) Trainer
6 1 (3.03%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Project Management
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) Line Management
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (3.03%) People Management
6 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) CIMA
3 3 (9.09%) CCAB
3 3 (9.09%) CCNP
3 3 (9.09%) CCNA
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CIPFA
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) CCA
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.15%) Citrix
1 5 (15.15%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) NetSuite
2 3 (9.09%) Infor
2 3 (9.09%) CODA
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee
3 1 (3.03%) CommVault
3 1 (3.03%) GFI Software
3 1 (3.03%) Northgate
3 1 (3.03%) Google
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