The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 54 71
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17  
Contract jobs citing Local Government 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.48% 0.76% 0.45%
As % of the General category 1.51% 1.72% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £550 £145 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +279.31% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £361
% change year-on-year +50.00% -16.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.94
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 199 291 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 31.89% 44.09% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 148 102
Median daily rate £413 £420 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +9.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £199 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £13.20 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £37.40
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Hertfordshire

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Hertfordshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire 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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £550 -
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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) GPG13
1 3 (100.00%) CyberArk
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (100.00%) Presales
1 3 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
2 2 (66.67%) Forcepoint
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) FireEye
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (66.67%) Computacenter
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) GPG13
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CyberArk
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Computacenter
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) FireEye
2 2 (66.67%) Forcepoint
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba