Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 356 318 334
Rank change year-on-year -38 +16 +31
Contract jobs citing Local Government 25 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.67% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 31
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -2.04%
10th Percentile £353 £342 £225
90th Percentile £595 £504 £475
England median daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
South East median hourly rate £16.22 £20.02 £20.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.00% -4.33% -53.40%
10th Percentile £15.11 £18.49 £17.40
90th Percentile £19.60 £22.49 £23.68
England median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £22.45
% change year-on-year +13.16% -15.37% +2.05%

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 5,369 5,559 6,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.37% 35.88% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,952 3,052 3,333
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 220 222
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £24.73 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.45% -1.10% +13.64%
10th Percentile £12.89 £11.71 £11.75
90th Percentile £52.65 £47.50 £49.95
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.76% +16.67%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -10 9 £493 +31.33% 7
Hampshire -27 9 £500 +11.11% 1
Berkshire -7 6 £560 +102.53% 6
Middlesex +4 3 £375 -
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £400 +6.67%
Surrey - 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire +5 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £353 - 2
Sussex - 1 £450 -
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) ERP
3 4 (16.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (12.00%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Exalytics
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
4 3 (12.00%) NFS
4 3 (12.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (12.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (8.00%) GDPR
5 2 (8.00%) Legal
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (8.00%) BPR
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office

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 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) JBoss
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Administrator
1 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Azure Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.00%) ERP Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Process Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Process Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Process Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Exalytics
3 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Solaris
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (16.00%) ERP
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (12.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (8.00%) BPR
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
4 2 (8.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) NFS
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (12.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Capita
2 1 (4.00%) Northgate
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) Splunk
2 1 (4.00%) VMware