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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 367 374 364
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Local Government 51 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.53% 0.48% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 42
Median daily rate £350 £338 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.51 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% -11.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £28.38 £91.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-34.26% -2.85%
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
9549 10609 10496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.90% 46.19% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7119 7548 7498
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 131 139
Median hourly rate £22.25 £22.43 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £52.28 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Croydon - 14 £303 -
Ilford - 3 £475 -
City of London +33 2 - - 4
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 - -
Romford - 1 £350 -
Harrow - 1 £365 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (15.83%) Project Management
2 18 (15.00%) Finance
2 18 (15.00%) SQL
3 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 14 (11.67%) PRINCE2
5 14 (11.67%) Business Analysis
6 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (9.17%) ITIL
7 11 (9.17%) HTML
7 11 (9.17%) JavaScript
8 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
10 8 (6.67%) CRM
10 8 (6.67%) CSS
10 8 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.67%) HTML5
10 8 (6.67%) Data Management
11 7 (5.83%) Security Cleared
11 7 (5.83%) Migration
11 7 (5.83%) Change Management
11 7 (5.83%) HTTP
11 7 (5.83%) DNS
11 7 (5.83%) SSL
11 7 (5.83%) .NET
11 7 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
12 6 (5.00%) Oracle

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 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.17%) Node.js
3 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.00%) SPSS
3 4 (3.33%) MS Office
4 3 (2.50%) MS Project
4 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.83%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.83%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) DNS
1 7 (5.83%) HTTP
1 7 (5.83%) SSL
2 5 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) NAS
3 1 (0.83%) Network Security
3 1 (0.83%) SAN
3 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.50%) Power BI
3 3 (2.50%) QlikView
3 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.67%) MS Access
4 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) CorVu
5 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.83%) EDMS
5 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.83%) Ingres
5 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
1 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.83%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Billing
3 1 (0.83%) Back Office
3 1 (0.83%) Publishing
3 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (35.00%) Analyst
2 22 (18.33%) Business Analyst
2 22 (18.33%) Project Manager
3 12 (10.00%) Developer
4 8 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 8 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (5.83%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 6 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
6 6 (5.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (4.17%) Applications Manager
7 5 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) HTML
2 8 (6.67%) CSS
2 8 (6.67%) HTML5
3 7 (5.83%) .NET
4 6 (5.00%) Ajax
4 6 (5.00%) CSS3
5 5 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (4.17%) REST
5 5 (4.17%) Web Services
6 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (3.33%) XML
7 3 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.67%) WCF
9 1 (0.83%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.83%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.00%) Statistics
2 6 (5.00%) User Experience
3 5 (4.17%) W3C
4 4 (3.33%) NHS
5 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.83%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.83%) Linux
1 1 (0.83%) Unix
1 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.83%) Project Management
2 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.67%) Business Analysis
3 14 (11.67%) PRINCE2
4 11 (9.17%) ITIL
5 8 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (6.67%) CRM
5 8 (6.67%) Data Management
5 8 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 8 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.83%) Change Management
6 7 (5.83%) Migration
7 5 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 5 (4.17%) Data Migration
7 5 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 5 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (3.33%) Predictive Modelling
8 4 (3.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.00%) SQL
2 11 (9.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (1.67%) VB
5 2 (1.67%) VBA
6 1 (0.83%) R
6 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.50%) Degree
4 2 (1.67%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) PhD
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) SLA
2 3 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.83%) GPG13
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle
3 3 (2.50%) HP
4 2 (1.67%) Capita
4 2 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe
5 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco
5 1 (0.83%) EMC
5 1 (0.83%) FireEye
5 1 (0.83%) IBM
5 1 (0.83%) NetApp
5 1 (0.83%) Northgate
5 1 (0.83%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.83%) Progress
5 1 (0.83%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.83%) Sun
5 1 (0.83%) VMware
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