The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 54 45
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9  
Contract jobs citing Local Government 19 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.45% 0.85% 2.22%
As % of the General category 12.58% 2.07% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 11
Median daily rate £525 £220 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +138.63% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £204 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £364 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £361
% change year-on-year +50.00% -16.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.88 £22.35 £20.94
% change year-on-year -24.47% +6.75%  

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 Essex with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 151 193 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.36% 40.80% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 71 150
Median daily rate £538 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £249 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 65 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £40.00 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Essex

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in Essex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Local Government in Essex

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Essex

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Chelmsford - 10 £563 -
Local Government
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 19 (100.00%) Dynamics 365
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (52.63%) PaaS
4 10 (52.63%) IaaS
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (47.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (47.37%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (47.37%) CRM
5 9 (47.37%) ERP
5 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (47.37%) SDLC
5 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
5 9 (47.37%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (42.11%) Data Protection
6 8 (42.11%) Information Assurance
6 8 (42.11%) DevOps
6 8 (42.11%) Office 365
6 8 (42.11%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (42.11%) Project Management
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (36.84%) Back Office
7 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Windows 10
7 7 (36.84%) GDPR
8 6 (31.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (31.58%) Skype
8 6 (31.58%) Skype for Business

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (31.58%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Dynamics AX
1 9 (47.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (47.37%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (21.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (100.00%) Dynamics 365
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (52.63%) IaaS
3 10 (52.63%) PaaS
4 8 (42.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Skype
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Back Office
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Programme Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Technical Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Technical Programme Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Operations Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Public Sector Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) CRM
2 9 (47.37%) ERP
2 9 (47.37%) SDLC
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) Data Protection
3 8 (42.11%) DevOps
3 8 (42.11%) Information Assurance
3 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 6 (31.58%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) GDPR
2 4 (21.05%) PMO
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) SAP