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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 344 353 358
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing Local Government 66 62 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.65% 0.56% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 20
Average daily rate
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£349 £381 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £201 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £582
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.29 £18.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.09% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £15.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.36 £96.21 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.53 £24.90
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +38.66%
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
10170 11137 11236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.60% 45.98% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7160 7818 7998
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 189 126
Average hourly rate £19.72 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.90 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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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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
City of London +14 11 £338 -15.62% 3
Hounslow - 2 £310 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Bromley - - - - 2
Croydon - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (22.40%) PRINCE2
2 24 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (18.40%) Project Management
4 19 (15.20%) Finance
5 17 (13.60%) Firewall
5 17 (13.60%) Microsoft
6 16 (12.80%) Scrum
7 14 (11.20%) ITIL
8 12 (9.60%) Management Information System
9 11 (8.80%) Telecoms
9 11 (8.80%) Windows
9 11 (8.80%) WAN
9 11 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (8.80%) Degree
9 11 (8.80%) Blog
10 10 (8.00%) Migration
10 10 (8.00%) LAN
10 10 (8.00%) Cisco
10 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (8.00%) MS Project
11 9 (7.20%) SQL
11 9 (7.20%) Legal
11 9 (7.20%) Line Management
12 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (6.40%) Programme Management
12 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
12 8 (6.40%) Service Management
12 8 (6.40%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.40%) MS Office
12 8 (6.40%) CRM

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (4.00%) IIS
2 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.60%) CMS
4 2 (1.60%) Drupal
5 1 (0.80%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.80%) Lync
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 1 (0.80%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.80%) Apache
5 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (8.00%) MS Project
2 8 (6.40%) MS Office
3 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.80%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.80%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.60%) Firewall
2 11 (8.80%) WAN
3 10 (8.00%) LAN
4 7 (5.60%) DHCP
4 7 (5.60%) Internet
5 6 (4.80%) Network Security
6 5 (4.00%) VPN
6 5 (4.00%) DNS
6 5 (4.00%) Wireless
7 4 (3.20%) HTTP
7 4 (3.20%) NAS
7 4 (3.20%) SAN
8 3 (2.40%) RFID
8 3 (2.40%) VoIP
9 2 (1.60%) FTP
9 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.60%) SSL
9 2 (1.60%) Intranet
10 1 (0.80%) DMZ
10 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.20%) DTS
4 4 (3.20%) EDRMS
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.40%) MySQL
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.80%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.80%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.80%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) ReSharper
1 4 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (15.20%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.20%) Legal
4 7 (5.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.80%) Billing
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (26.40%) Analyst
2 27 (21.60%) Project Manager
3 20 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (7.20%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (4.80%) Senior Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (4.80%) Business Manager
7 5 (4.00%) Business Project Manager
7 5 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (4.00%) Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Security Manager
8 4 (3.20%) Solutions Analyst
8 4 (3.20%) ScrumMaster
8 4 (3.20%) Trainer
8 4 (3.20%) Procurement Manager
8 4 (3.20%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.40%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.40%) Information Analyst
9 3 (2.40%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) .NET
1 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.20%) Ajax
2 4 (3.20%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.20%) JSON
2 4 (3.20%) LINQ
2 4 (3.20%) jQuery
2 4 (3.20%) Entity Framework
2 4 (3.20%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (3.20%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.20%) Kendo UI
3 3 (2.40%) XML
4 2 (1.60%) Middleware
4 2 (1.60%) HTML
5 1 (0.80%) XMPP
5 1 (0.80%) CSS
5 1 (0.80%) JDBC
5 1 (0.80%) J2EE
5 1 (0.80%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.80%) Blog
3 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.00%) GIS
5 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.40%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.60%) NHS
7 2 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.60%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.60%) User Experience
8 1 (0.80%) RMADS
8 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.80%) Statistics
8 1 (0.80%) Clustering
8 1 (0.80%) CESG
8 1 (0.80%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.80%) Windows
2 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.20%) Solaris
4 3 (2.40%) Linux
4 3 (2.40%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.40%) PRINCE2
2 24 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (18.40%) Project Management
4 16 (12.80%) Scrum
5 14 (11.20%) ITIL
6 11 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (8.00%) Migration
8 9 (7.20%) Line Management
9 8 (6.40%) Service Management
9 8 (6.40%) Programme Management
9 8 (6.40%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.40%) CRM
10 6 (4.80%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.80%) BPR
10 6 (4.80%) Security Management
10 6 (4.80%) Validation
10 6 (4.80%) Performance Management
10 6 (4.80%) Business Transformation
11 5 (4.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.20%) SQL
2 4 (3.20%) T-SQL
2 4 (3.20%) C#
3 2 (1.60%) Java
4 1 (0.80%) PHP
4 1 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (8.80%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (4.00%) ISEB
5 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.60%) PMP
7 2 (1.60%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.60%) CCAB
7 2 (1.60%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.60%) AAT
8 1 (0.80%) CCSE
8 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.80%) CISSP
8 1 (0.80%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) GPG13
3 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (13.60%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.00%) Cisco
3 5 (4.00%) Oracle
3 5 (4.00%) HP
3 5 (4.00%) VMware
3 5 (4.00%) Aruba
4 4 (3.20%) Telerik
4 4 (3.20%) Dell
4 4 (3.20%) Symantec
5 3 (2.40%) McAfee
5 3 (2.40%) Sun
5 3 (2.40%) Citrix
5 3 (2.40%) Avaya
5 3 (2.40%) Veeam
6 2 (1.60%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.80%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.80%) F5
7 1 (0.80%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.80%) Casewise
7 1 (0.80%) Northgate
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £200.00 - £210.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LB Newham
Rate: From £34,590 to £37,476 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £27500.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago