The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 466 475 437
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -38
Contract jobs citing Local Government 160 148 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.91% 0.72% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 77 96
Median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 48
Median hourly rate £22.35 £20.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% -26.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £13.06 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.42 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.97% -21.81%
Local Government
UK

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17650 20695 20665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 35.64% 39.31% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11929 13402 12771
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 592 502
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £11.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in England

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in England

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in England

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in England

Local Government
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Local Government Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 63 £375 +9.48% 11
East of England +19 24 £270 -10.00% 2
North West +6 23 £325 -7.14% 2
South East +14 17 £335 -31.28% 4
West Midlands -18 14 £475 +5.55% 4
Yorkshire +17 12 £245 -53.77%
South West +11 5 £300 -15.78% 2
East Midlands -11 2 £450 -8.62% 1
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 58 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 47 (16.04%) Project Management
3 45 (15.36%) PRINCE2
4 42 (14.33%) ITIL
5 41 (13.99%) Finance
6 35 (11.95%) Windows
6 35 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (10.58%) Active Directory
8 28 (9.56%) SharePoint
9 26 (8.87%) SQL
10 24 (8.19%) MS Excel
10 24 (8.19%) Business Analysis
11 22 (7.51%) Service Delivery
12 21 (7.17%) Management Information System
12 21 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (7.17%) SCCM
13 20 (6.83%) SQL Server
14 19 (6.48%) Migration
14 19 (6.48%) VMware
15 17 (5.80%) CRM
15 17 (5.80%) DNS
16 16 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (5.12%) Citrix
17 15 (5.12%) C#
17 15 (5.12%) Office 365
18 14 (4.78%) Oracle
18 14 (4.78%) .NET
18 14 (4.78%) XML
18 14 (4.78%) Workflow

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 28 (9.56%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (3.41%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.39%) CMS
5 4 (1.37%) IIS
5 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.02%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.68%) Apache
7 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.68%) LiveLink
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.75%) MS Office
3 9 (3.07%) MS Project
3 9 (3.07%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.73%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.34%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.34%) Primavera
4 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.34%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.12%) Office 365
2 9 (3.07%) OneDrive
3 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.80%) DNS
2 13 (4.44%) Firewall
3 10 (3.41%) DHCP
3 10 (3.41%) WAN
4 9 (3.07%) LAN
5 8 (2.73%) VPN
6 5 (1.71%) VoIP
7 4 (1.37%) SSL
8 3 (1.02%) FTP
8 3 (1.02%) IPv6
8 3 (1.02%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (1.02%) SAN
9 2 (0.68%) HTTP
9 2 (0.68%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.68%) NAS
9 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.68%) VLAN
9 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.05%) EDRMS
2 6 (2.05%) Power BI
2 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.37%) GIS
4 4 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.02%) MySQL
5 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.68%) MS Access
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.68%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.41%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) JMeter
4 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.34%) Selenium
4 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.34%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (13.99%) Finance
2 12 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.02%) Banking
4 2 (0.68%) Law
4 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.34%) Electronics
5 1 (0.34%) Legal
5 1 (0.34%) Marketing
5 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (21.84%) Analyst
2 42 (14.33%) Project Manager
3 39 (13.31%) Business Analyst
4 21 (7.17%) Programme Manager
5 17 (5.80%) Consultant
6 16 (5.46%) Developer
6 16 (5.46%) ICT Manager
7 13 (4.44%) Architect
8 10 (3.41%) Network Engineer
8 10 (3.41%) Support Engineer
9 8 (2.73%) Desktop Support
9 8 (2.73%) ICT Project Manager
10 7 (2.39%) Data Analyst
10 7 (2.39%) Process Analyst
10 7 (2.39%) Service Manager
10 7 (2.39%) Technical Leader
11 6 (2.05%) Business Manager
11 6 (2.05%) IT Manager
11 6 (2.05%) PMO Manager
11 6 (2.05%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.78%) .NET
1 14 (4.78%) XML
2 13 (4.44%) HTML
3 11 (3.75%) .NET Framework
4 10 (3.41%) CSS
5 9 (3.07%) REST
6 8 (2.73%) JSON
6 8 (2.73%) XSLT
7 7 (2.39%) SOAP
7 7 (2.39%) WSDL
7 7 (2.39%) XML Schema
8 6 (2.05%) jQuery
9 5 (1.71%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.71%) HTML5
10 4 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (1.37%) Web Services
11 3 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.02%) Ajax
11 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.02%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.17%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.07%) N-Tier
5 8 (2.73%) NHS
6 4 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (1.37%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.02%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.02%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.02%) VCE vBlock
7 3 (1.02%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.68%) Clustering
8 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.68%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.68%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.95%) Windows
2 14 (4.78%) Windows 7
2 14 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (4.10%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.07%) Linux
6 7 (2.39%) Unix
7 4 (1.37%) Solaris
8 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.34%) AIX
10 1 (0.34%) SUSE
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.04%) Project Management
2 45 (15.36%) PRINCE2
3 42 (14.33%) ITIL
4 35 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (8.19%) Business Analysis
6 22 (7.51%) Service Delivery
7 21 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (6.48%) Migration
9 17 (5.80%) CRM
10 16 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (4.78%) Workflow
12 13 (4.44%) Change Management
12 13 (4.44%) Programme Management
13 12 (4.10%) Data Protection
13 12 (4.10%) Risk Management
13 12 (4.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 11 (3.75%) Data Management
14 11 (3.75%) Records Management
15 10 (3.41%) SOA
16 9 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.87%) SQL
2 15 (5.12%) C#
3 13 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.07%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.05%) Java
6 5 (1.71%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.71%) VBA
7 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.02%) Perl
7 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.02%) VBScript
8 2 (0.68%) VB
8 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.34%) PHP
9 1 (0.34%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.10%) Degree
3 12 (4.10%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.75%) CCNA
4 11 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (3.07%) MCP
5 9 (3.07%) MCSE
6 5 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.71%) MCITP
6 5 (1.71%) MCSA
6 5 (1.71%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.37%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (1.37%) CISM
7 4 (1.37%) CISSP
7 4 (1.37%) CLAS
7 4 (1.37%) CRISC
7 4 (1.37%) ISEB
8 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.71%) SLA
2 3 (1.02%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.34%) GPG13
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.73%) XenApp
3 4 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (7.17%) SCCM
2 4 (1.37%) SCOM
3 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.02%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) Nagios
4 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.48%) VMware
3 15 (5.12%) Citrix
4 14 (4.78%) Oracle
5 13 (4.44%) Cisco
6 10 (3.41%) CheckPoint
7 8 (2.73%) Juniper
8 6 (2.05%) Ericsson
9 4 (1.37%) AppSense
9 4 (1.37%) Capita
9 4 (1.37%) SAP
10 3 (1.02%) HP
11 2 (0.68%) Intel Security
11 2 (0.68%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.68%) Mitel
11 2 (0.68%) OpenText
11 2 (0.68%) Symantec
11 2 (0.68%) Wyse
12 1 (0.34%) Casewise
12 1 (0.34%) Sourcefire
London
Ebury
Rate: £285.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
London Borough of Hounslow
Rate: From £37,851 to £40,620 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago