Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 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
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 80 88
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 +15
Contract jobs citing Local Government 6 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.99% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.99% 2.83% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £270 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
East of England median daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
East of England median hourly rate £15.45 £10.42 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.27% -70.23% +128.91%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 609 494 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 39.32% 34.84% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 297 269
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +9.38% +2.24%
10th Percentile £247 £205 £210
90th Percentile £588 £546 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 51
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% -29.07% +40.61%
10th Percentile £12.90 £11.32 £12.63
90th Percentile £41.80 £44.09 £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £26.38
% change year-on-year +66.67% -14.69% +17.22%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Stevenage -3 2 £294 -2.08%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Local Government
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Contract Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Automotive
4 1 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) X++
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (16.67%) IT Procurement Manager
4 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (16.67%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Transformation Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Contract Management
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared