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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 247 200 201
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +1
Contract jobs citing Local Government 8 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.23% 1.18% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 14
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£413 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £219 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.01 £17.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.42% +14.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.07 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.04 £18.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +57.77%
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
3410 3209 2966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.77% 35.91% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1777 1605 1353
Average daily rate £400 £377 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 148 160
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £13.40 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Local Government Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 March 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
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £394 +31.25%
Hampshire -22 1 £425 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 3
Berkshire - - - - 1
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (41.67%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 4 (16.67%) NHS
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Junos
5 3 (12.50%) User Experience
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) MS Office
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Juniper
5 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (8.33%) Legal
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.17%) Process Management
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Capita
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.17%) LucidChart
7 1 (4.17%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.17%) MS Project
4 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Agresso
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Junos
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.17%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) NHS
2 3 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) People Management
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) Capita
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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