Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Local Government
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 330 371
Rank change year-on-year -17 +41 -20
Contract jobs citing Local Government 29 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.49% 0.93% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 26
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +38.46% -7.14%
10th Percentile £248 £209 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £634
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
South East median hourly rate - £20.64 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.07% -11.68%
England median hourly rate £18.50 £23.45 £20.94
% change year-on-year -21.09% +11.99% -16.26%

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 5936 5512 6793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.26% 33.05% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3248 3112 3805
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £223 £230
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 239 213
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.70 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.80 £48.65
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +5 18 £500 +17.65%
Thames Valley -7 3 £500 +40.85% 2
Berkshire -9 2 £500 +33.33% 2
Kent -10 1 - -
Surrey -18 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -23 1 £375 +11.94%
East Sussex - 1 £265 -
Sussex - 1 £115 -
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 13 (44.83%) TOGAF
2 9 (31.03%) Market Research
2 9 (31.03%) Business Transformation
2 9 (31.03%) Target Operating Model
2 9 (31.03%) IT Strategy
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (10.34%) Capita
6 3 (10.34%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Finance
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (6.90%) Solaris
7 2 (6.90%) Linux
7 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
7 2 (6.90%) Windows
7 2 (6.90%) Middleware
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco
7 2 (6.90%) SC 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 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Architect
2 9 (31.03%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) DBA
5 2 (6.90%) ICT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) ICT Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Integration Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Floorwalker
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Unix Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Handset
3 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Solaris
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) AIX
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) TOGAF
2 9 (31.03%) Business Transformation
2 9 (31.03%) IT Strategy
2 9 (31.03%) Market Research
2 9 (31.03%) Target Operating Model
3 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (6.90%) Line Management
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.45%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Capita
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) AppSense
3 1 (3.45%) Avaya
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Juniper
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.45%) Splunk
3 1 (3.45%) VMware