The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 334 386 362
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -24
Contract jobs citing Local Government 65 26 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.61% 0.21% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 35
Average daily rate
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£374 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+11.35% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 2
Average hourly rate £21.81 £20.93 £23.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% -11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.01 £15.43 £18.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.49 £20.93 £28.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.86 £22.54 £24.98
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -9.74%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10574 12419 13623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.84% 51.20% 51.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7370 8725 9259
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 £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 184 215
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £43.45 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Local Government
England

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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 +17 10 £336 +22.27% 3
Croydon +6 3 £250 -16.66%
Teddington - - - -
Thornton Heath - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 29 (24.17%) PRINCE2
2 26 (21.67%) Finance
3 24 (20.00%) Project Management
4 21 (17.50%) Change Management
5 17 (14.17%) SQL
6 15 (12.50%) ITIL
7 14 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (11.67%) Business Analysis
8 13 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (10.83%) Risk Management
8 13 (10.83%) Windows
9 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 12 (10.00%) Performance Management
10 11 (9.17%) Service Delivery
11 10 (8.33%) LAN
12 9 (7.50%) Degree
12 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
12 9 (7.50%) Data Modelling
12 9 (7.50%) Microsoft
12 9 (7.50%) Service Management
12 9 (7.50%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (6.67%) BPR
13 8 (6.67%) PRINCE
13 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
13 8 (6.67%) WAN
13 8 (6.67%) VPN
13 8 (6.67%) MS Visio
13 8 (6.67%) .NET
13 8 (6.67%) Business Objects

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.50%) Node.js
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Liferay
4 1 (0.83%) Jadu
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.83%) MS Office
4 3 (2.50%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.67%) MS Project
6 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.67%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.67%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.83%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) LAN
2 8 (6.67%) WAN
2 8 (6.67%) VPN
3 7 (5.83%) Firewall
4 6 (5.00%) Network Security
5 5 (4.17%) IPsec
5 5 (4.17%) DNS
5 5 (4.17%) SSL
5 5 (4.17%) DHCP
6 4 (3.33%) Wireless
6 4 (3.33%) Internet
7 3 (2.50%) DWDM
7 3 (2.50%) MPLS
7 3 (2.50%) Broadband
8 2 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.67%) WLAN
8 2 (1.67%) SAN
9 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) EDRMS
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.83%) MS Access
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (2.50%) WATIR
1 3 (2.50%) Selenium
1 3 (2.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) MSI
General
1 26 (21.67%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Back Office
2 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (34.17%) Analyst
2 27 (22.50%) Project Manager
3 18 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 7 (5.83%) Service Manager
6 6 (5.00%) Developer
6 6 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) Programme Manager
6 6 (5.00%) Consultant
6 6 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (4.17%) Senior Manager
7 5 (4.17%) Procurement Manager
7 5 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (3.33%) Portfolio Manager
8 4 (3.33%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 4 (3.33%) Procurement Project Manager
8 4 (3.33%) PMO Manager
9 3 (2.50%) Digital Project Manager
9 3 (2.50%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) .NET
2 6 (5.00%) Web Services
3 5 (4.17%) XML
4 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.33%) HTML
5 3 (2.50%) Sass
5 3 (2.50%) J2EE
6 2 (1.67%) HTML5
6 2 (1.67%) CSS
7 1 (0.83%) JDBC
7 1 (0.83%) JSP
7 1 (0.83%) SOAP
7 1 (0.83%) CSS3
7 1 (0.83%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.83%) XSL
7 1 (0.83%) XSLT
7 1 (0.83%) Spring
7 1 (0.83%) JSF
7 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.33%) CCTV
3 2 (1.67%) Social Media
3 2 (1.67%) Device Driver
3 2 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.83%) GIS
4 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.83%) Windows
2 6 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.17%) PRINCE2
2 24 (20.00%) Project Management
3 21 (17.50%) Change Management
4 15 (12.50%) ITIL
5 14 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (11.67%) Business Analysis
6 13 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (10.83%) Risk Management
7 12 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 11 (9.17%) Service Delivery
9 9 (7.50%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.50%) Service Management
9 9 (7.50%) Data Modelling
9 9 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (6.67%) BPR
10 8 (6.67%) PRINCE
11 7 (5.83%) CRM
11 7 (5.83%) Project Planning
11 7 (5.83%) Resource Management
11 7 (5.83%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.17%) SQL
2 7 (5.83%) Java
3 3 (2.50%) Ruby
4 2 (1.67%) C
4 2 (1.67%) VB
5 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.83%) VBA
5 1 (0.83%) XQuery
5 1 (0.83%) XAML
5 1 (0.83%) C#
5 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.67%) CCSE
4 2 (1.67%) CCNP
4 2 (1.67%) ISEB
4 2 (1.67%) CISSP
4 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.83%) APMP
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.83%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) SLA
2 6 (5.00%) QA
3 5 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.67%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.67%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) SCCM
2 2 (1.67%) AppManager
2 2 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 7 (5.83%) Citrix
4 5 (4.17%) VMware
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle
4 5 (4.17%) Cisco
5 4 (3.33%) HP
5 4 (3.33%) Civica
5 4 (3.33%) Capita
5 4 (3.33%) LANDesk
6 3 (2.50%) Juniper
7 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.67%) Symantec
7 2 (1.67%) McAfee
7 2 (1.67%) Open Text
7 2 (1.67%) AppSense
7 2 (1.67%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.67%) Compaq
7 2 (1.67%) JBoss
7 2 (1.67%) Orchard
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TEKsystems
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago