The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 352 351 393
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +42
Contract jobs citing Local Government 61 64 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.55% 0.61% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £361 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.03% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £256 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 3
Average hourly rate £20.35 £22.00 £20.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.52% +5.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.94 £19.37 £22.88
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.34%
Local Government
England

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

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11060 10508 12397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 47.18% 44.77% 51.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7926 7307 8688
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 145 185
Average hourly rate £22.43 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.25 £37.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in London

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in London

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in London

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in London

Local Government
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Local Government Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -19 3 £478 +59.16% 2
Ilford - 3 £388 -
Hackney - 2 £363 -
Barking - 1 £250 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.42%) PRINCE2
3 20 (17.54%) MS Office
4 19 (16.67%) Finance
5 18 (15.79%) Project Management
5 18 (15.79%) ITIL
6 15 (13.16%) Windows
6 15 (13.16%) SQL
7 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
7 14 (12.28%) Line Management
8 13 (11.40%) Active Directory
8 13 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (9.65%) VMware
9 11 (9.65%) Oracle
9 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
10 10 (8.77%) DHCP
11 9 (7.89%) C#
11 9 (7.89%) CRM
11 9 (7.89%) Scrum
12 8 (7.02%) .NET
12 8 (7.02%) Business Analysis
13 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (6.14%) Business Transformation
13 7 (6.14%) Business Continuity
13 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
13 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
13 7 (6.14%) Workflow
13 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (5.26%) NHS
14 6 (5.26%) Change Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (3.51%) IIS
1 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.51%) CMS
1 4 (3.51%) Drupal
2 3 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.88%) WordPress
4 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (17.54%) MS Office
2 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.39%) Acrobat
4 5 (4.39%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.63%) MS Project
6 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.88%) Agresso
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.88%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) DHCP
2 6 (5.26%) VPN
2 6 (5.26%) Firewall
3 5 (4.39%) Intranet
3 5 (4.39%) DNS
3 5 (4.39%) WAN
3 5 (4.39%) LAN
4 4 (3.51%) HTTP
4 4 (3.51%) Internet
4 4 (3.51%) Wireless
4 4 (3.51%) VLAN
5 3 (2.63%) SAN
6 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.88%) NAS
7 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.88%) VoIP
7 1 (0.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.39%) EDRMS
5 4 (3.51%) DTS
6 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.75%) MySQL
7 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.88%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) ReSharper
1 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.39%) Publishing
4 4 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (23.68%) Project Manager
2 24 (21.05%) Analyst
3 17 (14.91%) Business Analyst
4 11 (9.65%) Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Business Manager
6 7 (6.14%) Business Project Manager
7 6 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.39%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.39%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Security Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.63%) Service Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Operations Manager
10 3 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) .NET
2 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.39%) XML
3 5 (4.39%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.39%) LINQ
3 5 (4.39%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.51%) Kendo UI
4 4 (3.51%) jQuery
4 4 (3.51%) JSON
4 4 (3.51%) Entity Framework
4 4 (3.51%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (3.51%) Ajax
5 2 (1.75%) HTML
6 1 (0.88%) Middleware
6 1 (0.88%) CSS
6 1 (0.88%) SOAP
6 1 (0.88%) Web Services
6 1 (0.88%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.88%) CSS3
6 1 (0.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.26%) NHS
2 6 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.39%) Blog
4 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.51%) Social Media
4 4 (3.51%) Copywriting
5 3 (2.63%) User Experience
6 2 (1.75%) CMDB
6 2 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Windows
2 5 (4.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.42%) PRINCE2
2 18 (15.79%) Project Management
2 18 (15.79%) ITIL
3 14 (12.28%) Line Management
4 13 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (7.89%) Scrum
5 9 (7.89%) CRM
6 8 (7.02%) Business Analysis
7 7 (6.14%) Business Transformation
7 7 (6.14%) Business Continuity
7 7 (6.14%) Workflow
8 6 (5.26%) SOA
8 6 (5.26%) Change Management
8 6 (5.26%) Project Planning
9 5 (4.39%) Programme Management
9 5 (4.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.39%) MVC
9 5 (4.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.16%) SQL
2 9 (7.89%) C#
3 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.75%) VB
4 2 (1.75%) Java
5 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) PHP
5 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
5 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.51%) CCNA
2 4 (3.51%) ISEB
2 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.75%) AAT
3 2 (1.75%) CCDA
3 2 (1.75%) CCIE
3 2 (1.75%) CCNP
3 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.75%) PMP
3 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.75%) CCAB
4 1 (0.88%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) CCA
4 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) SLA
1 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.75%) BS7799
2 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.88%) WCAG
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.65%) Oracle
2 11 (9.65%) VMware
3 6 (5.26%) Cisco
4 5 (4.39%) Citrix
4 5 (4.39%) Adobe
5 4 (3.51%) Juniper
5 4 (3.51%) Telerik
6 2 (1.75%) OpenText
6 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.75%) Cognos
6 2 (1.75%) HP
6 2 (1.75%) LANDesk
6 2 (1.75%) Aruba
7 1 (0.88%) Twitter
7 1 (0.88%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (0.88%) AppSense
7 1 (0.88%) PTC
7 1 (0.88%) Dell
7 1 (0.88%) Apple
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