Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 16 December 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
England > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 377 348 312
Rank change year-on-year -29 -36 +57
Contract jobs citing Local Government 12 27 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.071% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.23% 0.46% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 22
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +24.14%
10th Percentile £338 £232 £188
90th Percentile £518 £590 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.18% +6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
South East median hourly rate £18.25 £16.62 £20.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.84% -19.49% +10.07%
10th Percentile £16.22 £15.71 £15.91
90th Percentile £20.00 £17.52 £28.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £22.45
% change year-on-year +29.41% -24.28% +5.81%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,199 5,846 5,321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.97% 34.82% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,958 3,213 2,991
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 192 225
South East median hourly rate £26.83 £20.13 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.29% -21.08% +13.33%
10th Percentile £12.74 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £45.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.60 £23.68
% change year-on-year -9.77% +12.33% -5.28%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the South East

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in the South East

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the South East over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Local Government in the South East

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in the South East

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Thames Valley +24 4 - - 8
Berkshire 0 4 - - 3
Surrey -15 3 - - 2
Hampshire -38 3 £313 -35.90% 3
West Sussex - 1 £500 - 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (25.00%) Market Research
3 3 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (8.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (8.33%) Instructional Design
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Relationship Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
4 1 (8.33%) Job Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) PMO
4 1 (8.33%) Learning Management System
4 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
4 1 (8.33%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
General
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SAP SRM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (8.33%) User Researcher
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (8.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (8.33%) Learning Management System
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
1 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
1 3 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
1 3 (25.00%) IT Strategy
1 3 (25.00%) Market Research
1 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
1 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (8.33%) Content Management
2 1 (8.33%) Instructional Design
2 1 (8.33%) Job Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Design
2 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (8.33%) Supplier Relationship Management
2 1 (8.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ECDL
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) SAP