Period
to 25 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 25 May 2020 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 (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > East of England
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 169 160
Rank change year-on-year +62 -9 -19
Contract jobs citing Local Government 21 20 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 0.49% 0.63%
As % of the General category 2.63% 1.40% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 17
Median daily rate £403 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.52% +25.71% -20.00%
10th Percentile £200 £335 £203
90th Percentile £783 £508 £510
England median daily rate £394 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -2.78% +8.00% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.80 £22.36 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.45% +44.26% -7.09%
10th Percentile £18.90 £11.34 £14.00
90th Percentile £20.70 £45.00 £32.00
England median hourly rate £21.75 £18.50 £22.21
% change year-on-year +17.57% -16.70% +11.75%

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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 799 1,429 1,651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.61% 34.72% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 855 923
Median daily rate £425 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £206 £307 £259
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 70 125
Median hourly rate £18.61 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +11.11% -42.40%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.25 £12.03
90th Percentile £57.95 £50.13 £45.25
Median hourly rate £26.81 £22.92 £22.57
% change year-on-year +17.00% +1.53% +4.81%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the East of England

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Local Government in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Local Government in the East of England

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Local Government in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Local Government in the East of England

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Local Government in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Local Government in the East of England

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
Essex +48 14 £475 +5.56% 12
Hertfordshire +21 6 £375 +87.50%
Bedfordshire +11 1 £400 -6.98% 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 6 (28.57%) Public Sector
2 5 (23.81%) NHS
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) Azure
4 3 (14.29%) Office 365
4 3 (14.29%) Line Management
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 3 (14.29%) ISO 22301
4 3 (14.29%) SFIA
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) Service Design
5 2 (9.52%) Mathematical Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (9.52%) Data Science
5 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
5 2 (9.52%) GIS
5 2 (9.52%) ArcGIS
5 2 (9.52%) Data Security
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (9.52%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Azure
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) GPON
1 1 (4.76%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
1 2 (9.52%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (9.52%) GIS
General
1 6 (28.57%) Public Sector
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Social Housing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Head of Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Build Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Build Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) GIS Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
2 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Line Management
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 3 (14.29%) Service Design
2 3 (14.29%) Service Management
2 3 (14.29%) SFIA
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Data Science
3 2 (9.52%) Data Security
3 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
3 2 (9.52%) Mathematical Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Product Management
4 1 (4.76%) Design Thinking
4 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO 22301
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft