Period
to 25 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 302 345
Rank change year-on-year -34 +43 +12
Contract jobs citing Local Government 24 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.44% 0.94% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 22
South East median daily rate £468 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £328 £281 £214
90th Percentile £594 £545 £518
England median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
South East median hourly rate £16.22 £20.35 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.32% +4.39% -22.02%
10th Percentile £15.11 £15.91 £13.51
90th Percentile £17.48 £28.75 £26.93
England median hourly rate £16.62 £20.44 £20.74
% change year-on-year -18.70% -1.46% -2.24%

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 5,477 5,200 6,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.14% 33.71% 34.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,023 2,888 3,440
South East median daily rate £433 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £225
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 227 233
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -7.27% +36.65%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.00 £10.96
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +14.64%

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 February 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 February 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 -7 15 £525 +16.67% 4
Thames Valley -28 4 £413 -0.48% 4
Berkshire -8 3 £425 +53.71% 2
Middlesex +1 1 £375 -
Kent -17 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -23 1 £400 - 2
Surrey -35 1 - - 2
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 9 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 6 (25.00%) Market Research
2 6 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 6 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
2 6 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Capita
4 3 (12.50%) SCCM
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.17%) GIS
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.17%) Legal

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 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Data Manager
7 1 (4.17%) DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Unix Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 6 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 6 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 6 (25.00%) Market Research
2 6 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Information Governance
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Cobbler
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Capita
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Avaya
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
3 1 (4.17%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Splunk
3 1 (4.17%) VMware