The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 170 186 201
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.022% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.11% 0.041% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £525 £530 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +42.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £31.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.97% -21.81%
Local Government
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1779 2453 3021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.57% 52.96% 51.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1902 2243
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 29 31
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.13 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £27.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Local Government across the City of London region.

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the City of London region.

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Local Government
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Manager
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle