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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 342 378 368
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -10
Contract jobs citing Local Government 72 55 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.66% 0.44% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 17
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£407 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £199 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
Average hourly rate £28.25 £22.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.40% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £38.30 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £18.14
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +73.95%
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
10958 12642 12948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.10% 50.07% 52.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7943 8939 8978
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 £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 159 210
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £47.00 £51.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 22 October 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
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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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 +19 5 £500 +56.25% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £355 -
Teddington - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Hackney - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 26 (19.55%) PRINCE2
1 26 (19.55%) Finance
2 24 (18.05%) LAN
2 24 (18.05%) Security Cleared
3 23 (17.29%) WAN
4 22 (16.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (15.79%) Project Management
6 19 (14.29%) ITIL
6 19 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 16 (12.03%) Change Management
8 15 (11.28%) Network Security
9 14 (10.53%) SQL
9 14 (10.53%) Telecoms
9 14 (10.53%) Firewall
10 13 (9.77%) Migration
11 12 (9.02%) Windows
12 11 (8.27%) Microsoft
12 11 (8.27%) Validation
12 11 (8.27%) Network Architecture
13 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
13 10 (7.52%) MS Excel
13 10 (7.52%) Data Modelling
14 9 (6.77%) Business Objects
14 9 (6.77%) Data Analysis
14 9 (6.77%) Legal
14 9 (6.77%) Scrum
15 8 (6.02%) Management Information System
15 8 (6.02%) Oracle
15 8 (6.02%) SQL Server

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (2.26%) WordPress
2 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.26%) CMS
3 2 (1.50%) Jadu
3 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.76%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.01%) MS Project
3 4 (3.01%) MS Office
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.50%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.75%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.75%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) IaaS
2 6 (4.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.05%) LAN
2 23 (17.29%) WAN
3 15 (11.28%) Network Security
4 14 (10.53%) Firewall
5 8 (6.02%) VPN
6 7 (5.26%) SSL
6 7 (5.26%) IPsec
7 5 (3.76%) DHCP
7 5 (3.76%) DNS
7 5 (3.76%) Broadband
8 4 (3.01%) DWDM
8 4 (3.01%) MPLS
8 4 (3.01%) Intranet
8 4 (3.01%) Internet
9 3 (2.26%) Wireless
10 2 (1.50%) WLAN
10 2 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.75%) LDAP
11 1 (0.75%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.76%) EDRMS
2 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.75%) MySQL
5 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.75%) MS Access
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.75%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 26 (19.55%) Finance
2 14 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.77%) Legal
4 4 (3.01%) Back Office
5 2 (1.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (27.82%) Analyst
2 31 (23.31%) Project Manager
3 15 (11.28%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.02%) Consultant
5 10 (7.52%) Data Analyst
6 9 (6.77%) Programme Manager
7 7 (5.26%) Developer
7 7 (5.26%) Procurement Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Service Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Procurement Project Manager
9 5 (3.76%) ScrumMaster
9 5 (3.76%) Network Consultant
9 5 (3.76%) Network Specialist
10 4 (3.01%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Solutions Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Senior Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Information Specialist
11 3 (2.26%) Information Assurance Specialist
11 3 (2.26%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.51%) Web Services
2 5 (3.76%) .NET
2 5 (3.76%) HTML
3 4 (3.01%) XML
3 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.26%) CSS
5 2 (1.50%) jQuery
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.75%) LINQ
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.75%) WPF
6 1 (0.75%) CSS3
6 1 (0.75%) HTML5
6 1 (0.75%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.75%) Kendo UI
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.75%) XHTML
6 1 (0.75%) SOAP
6 1 (0.75%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.76%) Blog
2 5 (3.76%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (3.01%) CCTV
4 3 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.26%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (2.26%) Social Media
4 3 (2.26%) GIS
5 2 (1.50%) CESG
5 2 (1.50%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.50%) User Experience
5 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.50%) RMADS
6 1 (0.75%) Open Source
6 1 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.75%) CMDB
6 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.02%) Windows
2 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.75%) Solaris
3 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.55%) PRINCE2
2 22 (16.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.79%) Project Management
4 19 (14.29%) ITIL
5 16 (12.03%) Change Management
6 13 (9.77%) Migration
7 11 (8.27%) Validation
7 11 (8.27%) Network Architecture
8 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
8 10 (7.52%) Data Modelling
9 9 (6.77%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.77%) Scrum
10 7 (5.26%) BPR
10 7 (5.26%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.51%) Programme Management
11 6 (4.51%) CRM
11 6 (4.51%) Data Migration
11 6 (4.51%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (3.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (1.50%) Java
2 2 (1.50%) C
2 2 (1.50%) C#
3 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.75%) VB
3 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.75%) XQuery
3 1 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (18.05%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.26%) Degree
5 2 (1.50%) CCSE
5 2 (1.50%) CCNP
5 2 (1.50%) CISSP
5 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.50%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.75%) APMP
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) QA
2 5 (3.76%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.01%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) XenApp
3 1 (0.75%) vSphere
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (0.75%) SCCM
1 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.75%) AppManager
1 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (8.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.77%) Business Objects
3 8 (6.02%) Oracle
4 7 (5.26%) Citrix
4 7 (5.26%) Cisco
4 7 (5.26%) VMware
5 5 (3.76%) HP
6 4 (3.01%) Capita
7 3 (2.26%) SAP
7 3 (2.26%) Juniper
7 3 (2.26%) Civica
8 2 (1.50%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.50%) Northgate
8 2 (1.50%) Brocade
8 2 (1.50%) Orchard
8 2 (1.50%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.50%) Symantec
8 2 (1.50%) McAfee
8 2 (1.50%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.50%) F5
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