Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 144 159
Rank change year-on-year -41 +15 +28
Contract jobs citing Local Government 25 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.49% 0.90% 0.72%
As % of the General category 1.40% 2.91% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 23
East of England median daily rate £400 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -27.27%
10th Percentile £275 £205 £220
90th Percentile £560 £404 £435
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.67% +7.14% +128.91%
10th Percentile £15.25 £33.00 £19.79
90th Percentile £15.75 £42.00 £42.63
England median hourly rate £18.50 £24.44 £20.94
% change year-on-year -24.30% +16.74% -16.26%

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 1785 1514 1897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 34.65% 31.05% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1038 886 966
East of England median daily rate £425 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% -
10th Percentile £263 £206 £225
90th Percentile £596 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £432
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.17% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 123 201
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +25.00% -13.33%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.80 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.87 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.44 £24.23
% change year-on-year +3.56% +0.87% +12.70%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 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
Bedfordshire -7 8 £400 +42.86%
Essex -20 7 £538 +40.98%
Hertfordshire -17 5 £525 +94.44% 1
Suffolk +13 2 £375 -
Cambridgeshire -17 2 £325 -7.14%
Norfolk -1 1 £119 -66.00% 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 East of England region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (32.00%) Release Management
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (32.00%) User Stories
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (32.00%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (28.00%) X++
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) .NET
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (24.00%) SCCM
5 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.00%) MCSA
6 5 (20.00%) Back Office
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) MCSE
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (12.00%) Marketing

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 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Back Office
3 3 (12.00%) Electronics
3 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Migration Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (32.00%) Release Management
1 8 (32.00%) User Stories
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) CMMI
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) X++
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) MCSA
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
4 3 (12.00%) CCA
4 3 (12.00%) CCNP
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (12.00%) MCP
5 2 (8.00%) CCDP
5 2 (8.00%) CCIE
5 2 (8.00%) CCSE
5 2 (8.00%) CISSP
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (8.00%) MCITP
6 1 (4.00%) CCNA
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) Sun Certification
6 1 (4.00%) VCAP
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) GPG13
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) CyberArk
4 2 (8.00%) Juniper
4 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.00%) Aruba
5 1 (4.00%) CommVault
5 1 (4.00%) Computacenter
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) FireEye
5 1 (4.00%) ForeScout
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec