The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 92 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Local Government 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.50% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the General category 1.45% 0.60% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £314
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.45 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+24.72% -42.95%
Local Government
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

General Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
415 502 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 34.44% 35.15% 38.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 263 260
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £256 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +74.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.40 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.30 £45.22 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Local Government across the Surrey region.

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Surrey region.

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Local Government
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft