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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 187 185 204
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Contract jobs citing Local Government 12 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.23% 0.047%
As % of the General category 0.41% 0.45% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.77
% change year-on-year
- +60.77%
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
2922 3142 3633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.77% 52.67% 56.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2283 2405 2764
Average daily rate £488 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £325
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 39 39 66
Average hourly rate £19.72 £18.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% -15.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £49.75 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 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 27 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 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 6 (35.29%) Line Management
4 5 (29.41%) Business Transformation
4 5 (29.41%) ISEB
5 4 (23.53%) Dell
5 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 4 (23.53%) Back Office
5 4 (23.53%) NAS
5 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (11.76%) Information Security
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) BCP
7 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (11.76%) User Experience
7 2 (11.76%) BS7799
7 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
8 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 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%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
1 4 (23.53%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.88%) EDRMS
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (23.53%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) 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%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) ICT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 6 (35.29%) Line Management
4 5 (29.41%) Business Transformation
5 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (11.76%) BCP
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) BPR
7 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (11.76%) BS7799
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Casewise
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft