The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank - 51 37
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.21% 0.88%
As % of the General category - 0.79% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -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 West Sussex region.

General Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
132 126 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.67% 26.58% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 45
Average daily rate £405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £55.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +129.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.52 £24.57 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £55.00 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Local Government
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Blog
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Accountant
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft