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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 383 373 372
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Local Government 49 63 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.51% 0.57% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 33
Median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £522 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -9.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 12
Median hourly rate £27.64 £19.50 £21.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.71% -10.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.53 £13.05 £20.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.26 £28.66 £30.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+17.63% -30.90%
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
9593 11106 10443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.32% 47.01% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6944 8041 7277
Median daily rate £485 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 125 132
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.18 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.81% +23.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.69 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £57.66 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
City of London +48 3 £525 +23.52% 6
Croydon - 3 £350 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Harrow - 1 £365 -
Romford - 1 £350 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.35%) PRINCE2
3 14 (13.46%) Finance
4 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (11.54%) Project Management
5 12 (11.54%) HTML
6 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
7 9 (8.65%) Management Information System
7 9 (8.65%) CSS
7 9 (8.65%) ITIL
8 8 (7.69%) HTML5
8 8 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
9 7 (6.73%) HTTP
9 7 (6.73%) DNS
9 7 (6.73%) SQL
9 7 (6.73%) SSL
9 7 (6.73%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
10 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.77%) Ericsson
10 6 (5.77%) W3C
10 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.77%) Web Services
10 6 (5.77%) CRM
10 6 (5.77%) Ajax
10 6 (5.77%) CSS3
11 5 (4.81%) REST
11 5 (4.81%) AngularJS

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.96%) CMS
2 1 (0.96%) IIS
2 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
2 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.96%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.88%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.96%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) DNS
1 7 (6.73%) HTTP
1 7 (6.73%) SSL
2 5 (4.81%) Internet
3 2 (1.92%) NAS
3 2 (1.92%) SAN
4 1 (0.96%) Network Security
4 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) Power BI
1 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.96%) Big Data
3 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.96%) EDMS
3 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.96%) MS Access
3 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) JIRA
1 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.96%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (13.46%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.92%) Billing
4 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.08%) Analyst
2 13 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.58%) Developer
5 8 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Programme Manager
6 6 (5.77%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.81%) ICT Manager
8 4 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Architect
8 4 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (3.85%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) HTML
2 9 (8.65%) CSS
3 8 (7.69%) HTML5
4 6 (5.77%) Ajax
4 6 (5.77%) CSS3
4 6 (5.77%) Web Services
5 5 (4.81%) .NET
5 5 (4.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.81%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (4.81%) Node.js
5 5 (4.81%) REST
5 5 (4.81%) XML
6 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.88%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.92%) jQuery
8 2 (1.92%) WCF
9 1 (0.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.77%) W3C
3 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.88%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (2.88%) User Experience
5 2 (1.92%) NHS
5 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.96%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.96%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) SCORM
6 1 (0.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.88%) Windows
2 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Unix
3 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.35%) PRINCE2
3 12 (11.54%) Project Management
4 9 (8.65%) ITIL
5 8 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 7 (6.73%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (5.77%) CRM
7 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.81%) Change Management
8 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.81%) Data Protection
8 5 (4.81%) Migration
8 5 (4.81%) Performance Management
8 5 (4.81%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.81%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.85%) Data Management
9 4 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.85%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.73%) SQL
3 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (0.96%) VB
5 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.96%) Degree
3 1 (0.96%) PMP
3 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.96%) GPG13
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) Ericsson
3 3 (2.88%) HP
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle
4 2 (1.92%) Capita
4 2 (1.92%) Citrix
4 2 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe
5 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco
5 1 (0.96%) EMC
5 1 (0.96%) FireEye
5 1 (0.96%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.96%) IBM
5 1 (0.96%) NetApp
5 1 (0.96%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.96%) Progress
5 1 (0.96%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.96%) Sun
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