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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 59 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Local Government 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.52% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the General category 1.86% 0.98% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £44.90 - £19.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Local Government
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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
161 102 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.81% 27.79% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 62 81
Average daily rate £423 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -47.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £12.60 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 26 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) GFI Software
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Procurement Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) GFI Software