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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 254 248 227
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing Local Government 26 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.83% 0.53% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 16
Median daily rate £290 £394 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.28% +22.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £530 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Median hourly rate £22.45 £44.90 £22.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +99.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £31.25 £33.28
% change year-on-year
-28.01% -6.09%
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
3145 3412 3253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.61% 34.35% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1752 1713
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 89 124
Median hourly rate £23.25 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.41% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.05 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 17 £300 -45.45% 1
Berkshire - 4 £281 -
Surrey -5 3 £373 -0.44%
West Sussex -26 1 - -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 12 (24.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (20.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) Finance
6 6 (12.00%) Windows
6 6 (12.00%) C#
6 6 (12.00%) SQL
6 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (12.00%) VMware
6 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (12.00%) vSphere
6 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (10.00%) Business Transformation
7 5 (10.00%) Driving Licence
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (8.00%) SAN
8 4 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (8.00%) MS Office
8 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (8.00%) CRM
8 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.00%) CCNP
8 4 (8.00%) EMC
8 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.00%) Infragistics
8 4 (8.00%) WinForms

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 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.00%) SAP SRM
3 1 (2.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) NAS
1 4 (8.00%) SAN
2 3 (6.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (6.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.00%) IPv4
4 1 (2.00%) IPv6
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.00%) JMeter
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Programme Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C# Application Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Design Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) IP Design Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) IP Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) EMC Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) PMO Coordinator
6 3 (6.00%) Transformation Manager
6 3 (6.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) WinForms
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.00%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) jQuery
2 1 (2.00%) LINQ
2 1 (2.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.00%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (8.00%) EMC VNX
3 4 (8.00%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.00%) PMI
6 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.00%) NHS
6 1 (2.00%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (20.00%) Project Management
4 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 4 (8.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (8.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (8.00%) CRM
6 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.00%) Service Design
7 3 (6.00%) Service Management
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.00%) People Management
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) C#
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.00%) CCNP
3 3 (6.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CCIE
5 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) PMP
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (12.00%) vSphere
2 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) VMware
2 4 (8.00%) EMC
2 4 (8.00%) F5
2 4 (8.00%) Infragistics
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) Capita
5 1 (2.00%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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