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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 332 323 335
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Local Government 59 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.61% 0.66% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 54 19
Average daily rate
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£394 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £384 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Average hourly rate £19.18 £20.00 £17.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £15.77 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.24 £23.65 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.42 £28.30 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-38.44% +45.93%
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
9608 10646 9371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.74% 48.62% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6929 7528 6560
Average daily rate £475 £500 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 164 168
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +0.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.50 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £70.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +8 4 £250 -28.57% 2
Westminster - 1 £475 -
Hackney - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (20.45%) PRINCE2
2 23 (17.42%) Project Management
2 23 (17.42%) WAN
2 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
3 21 (15.91%) LAN
4 20 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (14.39%) Firewall
5 19 (14.39%) ITIL
6 18 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 18 (13.64%) Finance
7 17 (12.88%) SC Cleared
8 14 (10.61%) Telecoms
9 13 (9.85%) Scrum
9 13 (9.85%) Network Security
10 12 (9.09%) Migration
11 11 (8.33%) Programme Management
11 11 (8.33%) Legal
11 11 (8.33%) Validation
11 11 (8.33%) Change Management
11 11 (8.33%) Degree
11 11 (8.33%) MS Project
11 11 (8.33%) Windows
11 11 (8.33%) Blog
11 11 (8.33%) Network Architecture
12 10 (7.58%) Cisco
12 10 (7.58%) CRM
12 10 (7.58%) Service Delivery
12 10 (7.58%) Management Information System
13 9 (6.82%) Active Directory

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (3.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.03%) CMS
3 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.27%) WordPress
3 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.52%) IIS
4 2 (1.52%) Apache
4 2 (1.52%) Drupal
4 2 (1.52%) Jadu
5 1 (0.76%) Lync
5 1 (0.76%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.76%) LiveLink
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) MS Project
2 9 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.55%) MS Office
4 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.76%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.06%) IaaS
2 6 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.42%) WAN
2 21 (15.91%) LAN
3 19 (14.39%) Firewall
4 13 (9.85%) Network Security
5 8 (6.06%) VPN
5 8 (6.06%) DHCP
6 7 (5.30%) DNS
6 7 (5.30%) SSL
7 5 (3.79%) Intranet
7 5 (3.79%) Internet
7 5 (3.79%) Broadband
7 5 (3.79%) IPsec
8 4 (3.03%) DWDM
8 4 (3.03%) MPLS
9 3 (2.27%) RFID
9 3 (2.27%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.27%) Wireless
10 2 (1.52%) HTTP
10 2 (1.52%) VoIP
11 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) EDRMS
2 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.27%) MySQL
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.76%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) ReSharper
1 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 18 (13.64%) Finance
2 14 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.33%) Legal
4 5 (3.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (21.97%) Analyst
2 25 (18.94%) Project Manager
3 17 (12.88%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.58%) Consultant
5 9 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (6.82%) Programme Manager
6 8 (6.06%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (6.06%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (3.79%) Developer
7 5 (3.79%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (3.79%) Business Manager
7 5 (3.79%) Network Specialist
8 4 (3.03%) Procurement Manager
8 4 (3.03%) Solutions Analyst
8 4 (3.03%) Business Project Manager
8 4 (3.03%) Trainer
9 3 (2.27%) Information Assurance Specialist
9 3 (2.27%) Compliance Specialist
9 3 (2.27%) Information Specialist
9 3 (2.27%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.27%) jQuery
1 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.27%) CSS
1 3 (2.27%) Web Services
1 3 (2.27%) XML
1 3 (2.27%) .NET
1 3 (2.27%) HTML
2 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.52%) JSON
2 2 (1.52%) Ajax
2 2 (1.52%) J2EE
2 2 (1.52%) Kendo UI
2 2 (1.52%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (1.52%) LINQ
2 2 (1.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.76%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.76%) Middleware
3 1 (0.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.33%) Blog
2 10 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.79%) GIS
4 5 (3.79%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.27%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.52%) CESG
6 2 (1.52%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.52%) User Experience
6 2 (1.52%) RMADS
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
7 1 (0.76%) Open Source
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) Statistics
7 1 (0.76%) Animation
7 1 (0.76%) CMDB
7 1 (0.76%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.33%) Windows
2 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.03%) Solaris
3 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.27%) Linux
5 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.45%) PRINCE2
2 23 (17.42%) Project Management
3 20 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (14.39%) ITIL
5 13 (9.85%) Scrum
6 12 (9.09%) Migration
7 11 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 11 (8.33%) Validation
7 11 (8.33%) Change Management
7 11 (8.33%) Network Architecture
8 10 (7.58%) CRM
8 10 (7.58%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.06%) Service Management
9 8 (6.06%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.55%) Performance Management
11 5 (3.79%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.79%) Line Management
11 5 (3.79%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.27%) SQL
2 2 (1.52%) C#
2 2 (1.52%) Java
3 1 (0.76%) PHP
3 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.76%) C
3 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.88%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.33%) Degree
4 6 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.52%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.76%) CISSP
6 1 (0.76%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.76%) PMP
6 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ISEB
6 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.76%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) GPG13
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.27%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.76%) SCCM
1 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.58%) Cisco
3 6 (4.55%) Oracle
3 6 (4.55%) Citrix
4 5 (3.79%) HP
5 4 (3.03%) VMware
5 4 (3.03%) SAP
5 4 (3.03%) Symantec
5 4 (3.03%) Aruba
6 3 (2.27%) McAfee
7 2 (1.52%) Telerik
7 2 (1.52%) Northgate
7 2 (1.52%) Sun
7 2 (1.52%) Dell
7 2 (1.52%) Avaya
7 2 (1.52%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.52%) Juniper
7 2 (1.52%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.52%) Veeam
8 1 (0.76%) F5
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