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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 243 257 236
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing Local Government 17 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.63% 0.49% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
Median daily rate £335 £488 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.28% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £233 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £20.64 £18.75 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.06% -11.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.97% -21.81%
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
2678 3504 3148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.17% 35.43% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1564 1996 1688
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 116 105
Median hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.23 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +20 8 £290 -22.66% 1
Berkshire +4 4 £325 +44.44%
Surrey - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £335 +11.66%
Kent +3 1 - - 1
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 10 (23.81%) Project Management
2 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
2 8 (19.05%) Finance
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.90%) Java
6 4 (9.52%) SQL
6 4 (9.52%) MS Office
6 4 (9.52%) Windows
6 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
6 4 (9.52%) VMware
6 4 (9.52%) Smart Meter
6 4 (9.52%) Office 365
7 3 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (7.14%) VCE vBlock
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps
7 3 (7.14%) Records Management
7 3 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.14%) Puppet
7 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.14%) Workflow

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 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Primavera
1 1 (2.38%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.38%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.38%) SAP PSCD
1 1 (2.38%) SAP SRM
1 1 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Firewall
1 3 (7.14%) IPv6
1 3 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (7.14%) SSL
2 2 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) PABX
3 1 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.38%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) JMeter
1 1 (2.38%) Selenium
1 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Programme Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Business Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Business Improvement Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Business Process Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Support
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Process Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Smart Meter
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Project Management
2 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (7.14%) CRM
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) Records Management
5 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (7.14%) Workflow
6 2 (4.76%) BPR
6 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation
6 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.76%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) Service Design
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) Java
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.14%) Perl
3 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
1 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.38%) CCIE
2 1 (2.38%) CCNP
2 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.38%) MCP
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) Capita
5 1 (2.38%) Casewise
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) F5
5 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.38%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) webMethods