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 3 months to 27 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.

Local Government
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 106 115
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9  
Contract jobs citing Local Government 9 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.42% 0.69% 0.64%
As % of the General category 1.46% 2.26% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Median daily rate £238 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.14% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +18.84% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £28.82 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £22.45 £31.25
% change year-on-year -11.46% -28.16%  

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 of England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 618 752 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.11% 30.57% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 395 465
Median daily rate £400 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% -1.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 60 47
Median hourly rate £32.25 £19.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.73% -41.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.38 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in the East of England

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Local Government in the East of England

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 27 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
Bedfordshire +1 3 £388 +10.71% 2
Norfolk - 3 £150 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £140 - 1
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 of England region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) SCCM
4 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) MCP
5 2 (8.33%) MCSE
5 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (8.33%) SLA
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.33%) OneDrive
5 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.33%) Data Migration

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 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) OneDrive
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) OSPF
2 1 (4.17%) Skype
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) VRRP
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (8.33%) DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) HR Manager
3 2 (8.33%) HR Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) ICT Manager
3 2 (8.33%) ICT Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Migration Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
1 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (8.33%) Case Management
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Information Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Contract Management
4 1 (4.17%) Defect Management
4 1 (4.17%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (4.17%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) Line Management
4 1 (4.17%) People Management
4 1 (4.17%) SDLC
4 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.17%) System Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) HNC
3 1 (4.17%) HND
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (4.17%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.17%) Mitel
4 1 (4.17%) Northgate
4 1 (4.17%) Samsung
4 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
East Anglia
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £120 - £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 19 days ago