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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 188 188 204
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing Local Government 13 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.24% 0.047%
As % of the General category 0.45% 0.45% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 1
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£338 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £34.53 £24.95
% change year-on-year
-9.49% +38.38%
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
2876 3334 3619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.49% 53.28% 56.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2232 2494 2759
Average daily rate £475 £486 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.26% +2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 47
Average hourly rate £19.72 £21.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 5 (29.41%) Business Transformation
3 5 (29.41%) Line Management
4 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
4 4 (23.53%) Back Office
4 4 (23.53%) NAS
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) BS7799
6 2 (11.76%) BCP
6 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) User Experience
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (5.88%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.88%) ResourceLink
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
1 4 (23.53%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.88%) EDRMS
General
1 4 (23.53%) Back Office
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) ICT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 5 (29.41%) Business Transformation
3 5 (29.41%) Line Management
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) BCP
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (11.76%) BS7799
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
2 1 (5.88%) Casewise
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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