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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 198 223 212
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs citing Local Government 6 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.068% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.20% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £320 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £274 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £364 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.82 £20.93 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.28% +39.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £18.14
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +73.95%
Local Government
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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
3059 4125 4440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.49% 56.48% 59.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 3070 3326
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 64 61
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.46 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -9.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £51.75 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government.

1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Civica
3 2 (13.33%) Capita
3 2 (13.33%) Academy Housing
3 2 (13.33%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 2 (13.33%) Orchard
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Academy Housing
1 2 (13.33%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) DWDM
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) Broadband
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Procurement Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Information Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Compliance Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Security Advisor
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) CESG
1 1 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (6.67%) RMADS
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
1 1 (6.67%) Social Media
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
1 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Validation
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) Use Case
3 1 (6.67%) ISMS
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
1 2 (13.33%) Civica
1 2 (13.33%) Capita
1 2 (13.33%) Orchard
2 1 (6.67%) RedDot
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
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