The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
England / East Midlands
Rank 87 91 96
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Local Government 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the General category 1.43% 0.72% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £550 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.68% +4.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +22.30% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £22.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.46% -35.85%  

Local Government is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 489 556 599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 33.20% 34.26% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 354 339
Median daily rate £419 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.44 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.46% -34.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.72 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.25 £26.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Local Government as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the East Midlands

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in the East Midlands

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in the East Midlands

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire +9 3 - -
Leicestershire -3 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Market Research
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (16.67%) Meraki
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) EqualLogic
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (16.67%) Veeam
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Web Design

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Chief Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Commercial Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Author
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) UI Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Author
3 1 (8.33%) Web Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Web UI Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Market Research
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) EqualLogic
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Meraki
3 2 (16.67%) Sophos
3 2 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel