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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 380 365 372
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Local Government 53 56 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.55% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 43
Average daily rate £350 £341 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -13.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.73% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% +50.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.51 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £28.38 £96.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.72% -
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
10126 10187 10673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.01% 45.47% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7511 7198 7494
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 119 177
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% -12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Croydon - 14 £303 -
Ilford - 3 £475 -
City of London +34 2 - - 2
Hammersmith - 1 £388 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 21 (16.67%) Project Management
2 19 (15.08%) Finance
3 18 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 17 (13.49%) SQL
5 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (10.32%) Business Analysis
6 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
6 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (9.52%) ITIL
8 11 (8.73%) HTML
8 11 (8.73%) JavaScript
9 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (6.35%) Change Management
10 8 (6.35%) Migration
10 8 (6.35%) CSS
10 8 (6.35%) CRM
10 8 (6.35%) HTML5
11 7 (5.56%) Data Management
11 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
11 7 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.56%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.76%) User Experience
12 6 (4.76%) Management Information System
12 6 (4.76%) HTTP
12 6 (4.76%) DNS
12 6 (4.76%) SSL
12 6 (4.76%) SPSS
12 6 (4.76%) MS Excel
12 6 (4.76%) .NET

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.97%) Node.js
3 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.76%) SPSS
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.59%) MS Project
4 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.79%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.79%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) DNS
1 6 (4.76%) HTTP
1 6 (4.76%) SSL
2 5 (3.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) Intranet
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
3 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.38%) QlikView
4 2 (1.59%) MS Access
4 2 (1.59%) Power BI
4 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.79%) CorVu
5 1 (0.79%) EDMS
5 1 (0.79%) Ingres
5 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (15.08%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Billing
3 2 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (33.33%) Analyst
2 23 (18.25%) Business Analyst
2 23 (18.25%) Project Manager
3 11 (8.73%) Developer
4 7 (5.56%) Applications Manager
4 7 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 7 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 7 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
5 6 (4.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (4.76%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (4.76%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 6 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 6 (4.76%) ICT Manager
5 6 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (4.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) HTML
2 8 (6.35%) CSS
2 8 (6.35%) HTML5
3 6 (4.76%) .NET
4 5 (3.97%) Ajax
4 5 (3.97%) Apache Cordova
4 5 (3.97%) CSS3
4 5 (3.97%) REST
4 5 (3.97%) Web Services
5 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.38%) XML
7 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.79%) jQuery
7 1 (0.79%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.76%) Statistics
2 6 (4.76%) User Experience
3 5 (3.97%) W3C
4 4 (3.17%) NHS
5 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.79%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.79%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.79%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Linux
2 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.67%) Project Management
2 18 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.32%) Business Analysis
4 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (9.52%) ITIL
6 8 (6.35%) Change Management
6 8 (6.35%) CRM
6 8 (6.35%) Migration
7 7 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.56%) Data Management
7 7 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.76%) Data Analysis
9 5 (3.97%) Business Transformation
9 5 (3.97%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.97%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.97%) Service Management
9 5 (3.97%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.17%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.49%) SQL
2 11 (8.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.97%) C#
4 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.38%) VB
4 3 (2.38%) VBA
5 2 (1.59%) VBScript
6 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.38%) Degree
4 2 (1.59%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.79%) APMP
5 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) ISEB
5 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PhD
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) MetaFrame
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.97%) Oracle
3 4 (3.17%) HP
4 2 (1.59%) Adobe
4 2 (1.59%) Capita
4 2 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco
5 1 (0.79%) Civica
5 1 (0.79%) EMC
5 1 (0.79%) Northgate
5 1 (0.79%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.79%) Progress
5 1 (0.79%) VMware
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