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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
London / City of London
Rank 148 - 189
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% - 0.096%
As % of the General category 0.13% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -9.32%

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
1513 1753 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.06% 55.86% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1194 1390 2083
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 14
Median hourly rate £19.60 £32.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.76% +79.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £55.00 £24.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

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
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 February 2017.

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 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ResourceLink
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance

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 (50.00%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle