Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Government
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 50 40
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10 +29
Contract jobs citing Local Government 8 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.16% 1.26% 3.24%
As % of the General category 3.07% 4.82% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 14
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £255 £204
90th Percentile £495 £305 £353
East of England median daily rate £400 £280 £300
% change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% -
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -58.67% +7.14% +128.91%

Local Government is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 261 166 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 37.88% 26.06% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 105 145
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.95%
10th Percentile £325 £200 £200
90th Percentile £600 £600 £554
East of England median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 31
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.75 £24.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.67% -2.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £22.75 £9.65 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.63 £40.25 £45.43
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +20.30% +27.88% -13.33%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Bedfordshire

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Bedfordshire

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Local Government in Bedfordshire

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Bedfordshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 1 - - 2
Local Government
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 5 (62.50%) MCSA
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) CCA
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) CMMI
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Case Management

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (25.00%) CMMI
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSA
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCA
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (25.00%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Sun Certification
4 1 (12.50%) VCAP
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) CommVault
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle