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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 342 353 340
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Local Government 69 63 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.72% 0.65% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 44
Average daily rate £350 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £555 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.75 £18.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% +12.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £16.88 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.62 £26.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -42.95%
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
9641 9675 10514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.43% 45.66% 47.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6787 6977 7388
Average daily rate £500 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 102 179
Average hourly rate £27.58 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.78% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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 9 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Local Government Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 February 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 -7 4 £350 -48.14%
Kingston Upon Thames +7 2 - -
Hackney +1 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £430 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 28 (20.74%) Finance
2 22 (16.30%) Project Management
3 19 (14.07%) PRINCE2
4 18 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (12.59%) Migration
6 16 (11.85%) SQL
6 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
7 14 (10.37%) MS Excel
7 14 (10.37%) Business Analysis
8 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
9 11 (8.15%) Oracle
9 11 (8.15%) Windows
9 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
9 11 (8.15%) Supplier Management
9 11 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (7.41%) Data Migration
10 10 (7.41%) Web Services
10 10 (7.41%) CSS
10 10 (7.41%) .NET
11 9 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (6.67%) C#
11 9 (6.67%) CRM
11 9 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
11 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (5.93%) Office 365
12 8 (5.93%) HTML
12 8 (5.93%) SQL Server
13 7 (5.19%) MS Office
13 7 (5.19%) ITIL
13 7 (5.19%) Data Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.22%) IIS
4 3 (2.22%) Node.js
5 2 (1.48%) CMS
5 2 (1.48%) Drupal
5 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.48%) LiveLink
5 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.19%) MS Office
3 6 (4.44%) SPSS
4 4 (2.96%) Acrobat
4 4 (2.96%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.48%) MS Project
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.74%) InDesign
7 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.74%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.93%) Office 365
2 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.48%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) Internet
1 6 (4.44%) SSL
2 5 (3.70%) DNS
3 4 (2.96%) Firewall
4 3 (2.22%) HTTP
4 3 (2.22%) Intranet
4 3 (2.22%) LAN
4 3 (2.22%) WAN
5 2 (1.48%) DHCP
5 2 (1.48%) Network Security
5 2 (1.48%) VPN
5 2 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.22%) QlikView
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.74%) CorVu
5 1 (0.74%) EDMS
5 1 (0.74%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.74%) Ingres
5 1 (0.74%) MS Access
5 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.74%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.74%) Moq
3 1 (0.74%) MSI
3 1 (0.74%) MSTest
3 1 (0.74%) NUnit
General
1 28 (20.74%) Finance
2 3 (2.22%) Back Office
2 3 (2.22%) Billing
3 2 (1.48%) Law
3 2 (1.48%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (28.15%) Analyst
2 29 (21.48%) Project Manager
3 23 (17.04%) Business Analyst
4 12 (8.89%) Consultant
5 10 (7.41%) Developer
6 9 (6.67%) Applications Manager
7 7 (5.19%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (4.44%) HR Consultant
8 6 (4.44%) ICT Manager
8 6 (4.44%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
9 5 (3.70%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (3.70%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 5 (3.70%) Oracle HRMS Functional Consultant
9 5 (3.70%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Service Desk Support
10 4 (2.96%) Implementation Manager
10 4 (2.96%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Security Consultant
10 4 (2.96%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.41%) .NET
1 10 (7.41%) CSS
1 10 (7.41%) Web Services
2 8 (5.93%) HTML
3 7 (5.19%) HTML5
4 6 (4.44%) CSS3
5 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.22%) Ajax
6 3 (2.22%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (2.22%) jQuery
6 3 (2.22%) REST
6 3 (2.22%) RESTful
6 3 (2.22%) SOAP
7 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.70%) Statistics
3 4 (2.96%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.96%) NHS
3 4 (2.96%) User Experience
4 3 (2.22%) W3C
5 2 (1.48%) Copywriting
5 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.48%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.48%) Social Media
6 1 (0.74%) Blog
6 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.74%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.15%) Windows
2 3 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) Linux
4 1 (0.74%) pSOS
4 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.30%) Project Management
2 19 (14.07%) PRINCE2
3 18 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (12.59%) Migration
5 14 (10.37%) Business Analysis
6 11 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.15%) Supplier Management
7 10 (7.41%) Data Migration
8 9 (6.67%) CRM
9 7 (5.19%) Business Transformation
9 7 (5.19%) Data Management
9 7 (5.19%) ITIL
10 6 (4.44%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.44%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.70%) Change Management
11 5 (3.70%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (3.70%) Web Development
12 4 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.85%) SQL
2 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (1.48%) VB
4 2 (1.48%) VBA
4 2 (1.48%) VBScript
5 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.70%) Degree
2 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (2.96%) CCSE
3 4 (2.96%) CISSP
4 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.48%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.48%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.74%) APMP
6 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) ISEB
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) GPG13
1 4 (2.96%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) MetaFrame
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Vendors
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.15%) Oracle
3 6 (4.44%) Cisco
4 5 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 5 (3.70%) Palo Alto
5 4 (2.96%) Adobe
5 4 (2.96%) FireEye
5 4 (2.96%) Intel Security
5 4 (2.96%) Juniper
5 4 (2.96%) Sourcefire
5 4 (2.96%) Symantec
5 4 (2.96%) VMware
6 3 (2.22%) HP
7 2 (1.48%) Google
8 1 (0.74%) Citrix
8 1 (0.74%) Civica
8 1 (0.74%) EMC
8 1 (0.74%) Mercator
8 1 (0.74%) Northgate
8 1 (0.74%) Wyse
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