The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
South East / Surrey
Rank - 97 93
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - 0.31% 0.070%
As % of the General category - 0.93% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £272 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +22.30% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £22.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.46% -35.85%  

Local Government is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 496 428 515
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 42.80% 33.08% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 268 262
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 12
Median hourly rate £26.75 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.57% -22.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.31 £47.50 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Local Government as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Surrey

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Surrey

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Surrey

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) PABX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) webpack
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) WCAG
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) PABX
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Change Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) React
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) VMware