The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 40 37 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.36% 0.73% -
As % of the General category 1.47% 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £463 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +22.30% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £22.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.46% -35.85%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 68 89 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 24.37% 32.60% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 44
Median daily rate £315 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.54% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £79 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 12
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £10.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +159.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Leicestershire

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Leicestershire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Hinckley - 1 - -
Local Government
East Midlands

Local Government
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Veeam
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Meraki
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Meraki
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) Veeam
1 2 (100.00%) VMware