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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 345 388 372
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -16
Contract jobs citing Local Government 64 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 24
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£375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £199 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £306 £349
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 4
Average hourly rate £23.31 £20.93 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +23.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.98 £15.43 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.84 £20.93 £25.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £23.21 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -2.03%
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
10904 12810 13565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.91% 50.83% 51.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7567 9051 9271
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 £640 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 173 230
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 +36 10 £336 +13.02% 1
Croydon +4 3 £250 -16.66%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £232 -
Teddington - - - -
Thornton Heath - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (23.73%) PRINCE2
2 27 (22.88%) Finance
3 23 (19.49%) Project Management
4 22 (18.64%) Change Management
5 17 (14.41%) SQL
5 17 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (12.71%) ITIL
6 15 (12.71%) LAN
7 13 (11.02%) WAN
7 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
8 12 (10.17%) Windows
8 12 (10.17%) Business Analysis
9 11 (9.32%) Performance Management
9 11 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
11 9 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (7.63%) SC Cleared
11 9 (7.63%) Degree
11 9 (7.63%) Data Modelling
11 9 (7.63%) MS Visio
11 9 (7.63%) Risk Management
12 8 (6.78%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.78%) Firewall
12 8 (6.78%) BPR
12 8 (6.78%) Configuration Management
12 8 (6.78%) VPN
12 8 (6.78%) Microsoft
12 8 (6.78%) Active Directory
12 8 (6.78%) .NET
12 8 (6.78%) Business Objects

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.54%) Node.js
3 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.69%) IIS
3 2 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.85%) Jadu
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.63%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.24%) MS Office
4 3 (2.54%) MS Project
5 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.69%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.69%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) SaaS
1 2 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.71%) LAN
2 13 (11.02%) WAN
3 8 (6.78%) Firewall
3 8 (6.78%) VPN
3 8 (6.78%) Network Security
4 6 (5.08%) IPsec
4 6 (5.08%) SSL
4 6 (5.08%) DNS
4 6 (5.08%) DHCP
5 5 (4.24%) Broadband
6 4 (3.39%) Wireless
6 4 (3.39%) DWDM
6 4 (3.39%) MPLS
7 3 (2.54%) Internet
8 2 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.69%) SAN
8 2 (1.69%) WLAN
9 1 (0.85%) HTTP
9 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) EDRMS
1 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.85%) MS Access
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.54%) WATIR
1 3 (2.54%) Selenium
1 3 (2.54%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.85%) MSI
2 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (22.88%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.69%) Legal
3 2 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (28.81%) Analyst
2 31 (26.27%) Project Manager
3 17 (14.41%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) Data Analyst
5 7 (5.93%) Consultant
6 6 (5.08%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Network Specialist
7 5 (4.24%) PMO Manager
7 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (3.39%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.39%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Procurement Project Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Portfolio Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Procurement Manager
9 3 (2.54%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (2.54%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (2.54%) IT Services Manager
9 3 (2.54%) Senior Network Specialist
9 3 (2.54%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.78%) .NET
2 6 (5.08%) Web Services
3 5 (4.24%) XML
4 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.54%) HTML
5 3 (2.54%) Sass
6 1 (0.85%) WPF
6 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.85%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.85%) CSS
6 1 (0.85%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.85%) XSL
6 1 (0.85%) XSLT
6 1 (0.85%) CSS3
6 1 (0.85%) HTML5
6 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.39%) CCTV
3 2 (1.69%) Social Media
3 2 (1.69%) GIS
3 2 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (1.69%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Windows
2 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.69%) UNIX
4 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) PRINCE2
2 23 (19.49%) Project Management
3 22 (18.64%) Change Management
4 17 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (12.71%) ITIL
6 12 (10.17%) Business Analysis
7 11 (9.32%) Performance Management
7 11 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (7.63%) Data Modelling
8 9 (7.63%) Risk Management
9 8 (6.78%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.78%) BPR
9 8 (6.78%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.78%) Data Analysis
10 7 (5.93%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.93%) Project Planning
10 7 (5.93%) PRINCE
10 7 (5.93%) Migration
10 7 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.41%) SQL
2 4 (3.39%) Java
3 3 (2.54%) Ruby
4 2 (1.69%) C
4 2 (1.69%) VB
5 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.85%) VBA
5 1 (0.85%) VBScript
5 1 (0.85%) C#
5 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.85%) XQuery
5 1 (0.85%) XAML
5 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.63%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.63%) Degree
3 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.69%) CCNP
4 2 (1.69%) CISSP
4 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.69%) CCSE
5 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) CIPFA
5 1 (0.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) QA
2 5 (4.24%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.54%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.69%) XenApp
3 2 (1.69%) vSphere
3 2 (1.69%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) AppManager
1 2 (1.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (6.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (6.78%) Business Objects
2 7 (5.93%) Oracle
3 6 (5.08%) Citrix
4 5 (4.24%) VMware
4 5 (4.24%) Cisco
5 4 (3.39%) HP
5 4 (3.39%) Civica
5 4 (3.39%) Capita
6 3 (2.54%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.69%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.69%) Aruba
7 2 (1.69%) F5
7 2 (1.69%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.69%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.69%) Symantec
7 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.69%) McAfee
7 2 (1.69%) Juniper
7 2 (1.69%) Compaq
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