Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 375 328 343
Rank change year-on-year -47 +15 +13
Contract jobs citing Local Government 15 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.091% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.28% 0.59% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 24
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +40.85% +18.33%
10th Percentile £329 £279 £191
90th Percentile £508 £593 £518
England median daily rate £403 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +0.72% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
South East median hourly rate £18.14 £18.26 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.68% -18.30% +19.20%
10th Percentile £16.51 £18.26 £16.09
90th Percentile £19.76 £18.26 £23.57
England median hourly rate £25.33 £20.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year +26.63% -10.51% +17.63%

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 5,337 5,890 5,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.31% 36.10% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,057 3,262 3,188
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 204 217
South East median hourly rate £29.13 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.47% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.09 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.80 £46.55
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.87% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Hampshire -30 7 £475 -5.00%
Surrey -24 3 - - 5
Thames Valley -2 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +17 1 - -
East Sussex -2 1 £353 +33.02%
Berkshire -3 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £500 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 4 (26.67%) Decision-Making
1 4 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (20.00%) Market Research
2 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (13.33%) e-Learning
3 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) NFS
3 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Exalytics
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Management
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (6.67%) Instructional Design

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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP SRM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (13.33%) e-Learning
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Exalytics
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (6.67%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Decision-Making
2 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (20.00%) Market Research
2 3 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 1 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (6.67%) Instructional Design
4 1 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Job Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Relationship Management
4 1 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ECDL
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) NFS
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Cobbler
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) Northgate
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) VMware