The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 344 375 365
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -10
Contract jobs citing Local Government 62 28 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.61% 0.23% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £355 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.53% +7.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 2
Average hourly rate £21.62 £17.30 £23.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.94 £18.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.49 £28.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.75 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+42.16% -12.41%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10223 12273 13492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.87% 51.45% 51.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7139 8620 9175
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 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 184 204
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Local Government
England

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 11 July 2014.

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
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 11 July 2014. 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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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 +30 9 £336 -3.92% 5
Croydon +6 3 £250 -16.66%
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Thornton Heath - - - -
Greenwich - - - - 1
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 31 (25.20%) PRINCE2
2 26 (21.14%) Finance
3 24 (19.51%) Project Management
4 22 (17.89%) Change Management
5 19 (15.45%) SQL
6 18 (14.63%) Windows
7 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
7 14 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (11.38%) Business Analysis
8 13 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (10.57%) Risk Management
8 13 (10.57%) ITIL
9 12 (9.76%) Microsoft
10 11 (8.94%) Service Delivery
10 11 (8.94%) Performance Management
11 10 (8.13%) .NET
12 9 (7.32%) MS Office
12 9 (7.32%) Citrix
12 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
12 9 (7.32%) Data Modelling
12 9 (7.32%) Service Management
12 9 (7.32%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.32%) Degree
13 8 (6.50%) Resource Management
13 8 (6.50%) Programme Management
13 8 (6.50%) BPR
13 8 (6.50%) PRINCE
13 8 (6.50%) MS Visio
13 8 (6.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.44%) Node.js
3 2 (1.63%) IIS
3 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.81%) Lync
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.81%) Liferay
4 1 (0.81%) Jadu
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
3 8 (6.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.44%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.81%) Agresso
2 1 (0.81%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.81%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) LAN
2 5 (4.07%) WAN
2 5 (4.07%) VPN
3 4 (3.25%) Internet
3 4 (3.25%) Firewall
3 4 (3.25%) Wireless
4 3 (2.44%) Network Security
5 2 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (1.63%) IPsec
5 2 (1.63%) DNS
5 2 (1.63%) SSL
5 2 (1.63%) SAN
5 2 (1.63%) DHCP
5 2 (1.63%) WLAN
6 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) EDRMS
2 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (2.44%) WATIR
1 3 (2.44%) Selenium
1 3 (2.44%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) MSI
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Back Office
3 2 (1.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (32.52%) Analyst
2 27 (21.95%) Project Manager
3 17 (13.82%) Business Analyst
4 8 (6.50%) Developer
4 8 (6.50%) Data Analyst
5 7 (5.69%) Service Manager
5 7 (5.69%) Support Analyst
5 7 (5.69%) Programme Manager
6 6 (4.88%) Consultant
6 6 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (4.07%) Senior Manager
7 5 (4.07%) Procurement Manager
7 5 (4.07%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (3.25%) Portfolio Manager
8 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 4 (3.25%) Procurement Project Manager
8 4 (3.25%) PMO Manager
9 3 (2.44%) IT Services Manager
9 3 (2.44%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (2.44%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.13%) .NET
2 6 (4.88%) Web Services
2 6 (4.88%) XML
3 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.07%) HTML
4 3 (2.44%) J2EE
4 3 (2.44%) Sass
5 2 (1.63%) HTML5
5 2 (1.63%) XSLT
5 2 (1.63%) CSS
6 1 (0.81%) JDBC
6 1 (0.81%) JSP
6 1 (0.81%) SOAP
6 1 (0.81%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.81%) XSL
6 1 (0.81%) Spring
6 1 (0.81%) JSF
6 1 (0.81%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.25%) CCTV
3 2 (1.63%) Social Media
3 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.63%) Device Driver
3 2 (1.63%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (1.63%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.81%) NHS
4 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.81%) GIS
4 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.63%) Windows
2 7 (5.69%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.07%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.63%) VME
4 2 (1.63%) UNIX
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.20%) PRINCE2
2 24 (19.51%) Project Management
3 22 (17.89%) Change Management
4 14 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (11.38%) Business Analysis
5 13 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.57%) Risk Management
5 13 (10.57%) ITIL
6 11 (8.94%) Service Delivery
6 11 (8.94%) Performance Management
7 9 (7.32%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.32%) Service Management
7 9 (7.32%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.50%) BPR
8 8 (6.50%) PRINCE
8 8 (6.50%) Programme Management
8 8 (6.50%) Resource Management
8 8 (6.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.45%) SQL
2 7 (5.69%) Java
3 3 (2.44%) VB
3 3 (2.44%) VB.NET
3 3 (2.44%) Ruby
4 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.63%) C
5 1 (0.81%) C#
5 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.81%) VBA
5 1 (0.81%) XQuery
5 1 (0.81%) XAML
5 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) CCNP
4 2 (1.63%) ISEB
4 2 (1.63%) CISSP
4 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.63%) CCSE
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.81%) MCSE
5 1 (0.81%) APMP
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) PMP
5 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.81%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) SLA
2 4 (3.25%) QA
2 4 (3.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.63%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.63%) vSphere
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) SCCM
2 2 (1.63%) AppManager
2 2 (1.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.32%) Citrix
3 6 (4.88%) VMware
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle
4 5 (4.07%) Business Objects
4 5 (4.07%) Cisco
5 4 (3.25%) Civica
5 4 (3.25%) LANDesk
5 4 (3.25%) HP
6 3 (2.44%) Juniper
6 3 (2.44%) Capita
6 3 (2.44%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.63%) Aruba
7 2 (1.63%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.63%) F5
7 2 (1.63%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.63%) Infor
7 2 (1.63%) Brocade
7 2 (1.63%) Fortinet
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate for long term contract
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £370.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago