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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 352 344 387
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +43
Contract jobs citing Local Government 54 65 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.51% 0.62% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 16
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£325 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £17.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% +28.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £20.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £43.75 £22.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-39.78% +52.07%
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
10680 10409 12092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.41% 44.79% 51.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7695 7282 8475
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 135 173
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £37.00 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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 2 July 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
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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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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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 7 £338 -6.25% 1
Ilford - 3 £388 -
Hackney - 2 £363 -
Barking - 1 £250 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 23 (19.33%) PRINCE2
2 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 20 (16.81%) Project Management
4 19 (15.97%) ITIL
5 16 (13.45%) SQL
5 16 (13.45%) MS Office
5 16 (13.45%) Finance
6 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (11.76%) Line Management
8 13 (10.92%) Windows
9 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
9 11 (9.24%) DHCP
9 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
10 10 (8.40%) CRM
10 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
10 10 (8.40%) Firewall
10 10 (8.40%) VMware
11 9 (7.56%) Management Information System
11 9 (7.56%) Cisco
12 8 (6.72%) VPN
12 8 (6.72%) C#
12 8 (6.72%) Oracle
12 8 (6.72%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.72%) Legal
12 8 (6.72%) Scrum
12 8 (6.72%) Business Transformation
13 7 (5.88%) Business Continuity
13 7 (5.88%) Project Planning
13 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (5.88%) Telecoms

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.36%) IIS
3 3 (2.52%) Drupal
3 3 (2.52%) CMS
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.84%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (13.45%) MS Office
2 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.20%) MS Project
3 5 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.36%) Acrobat
4 4 (3.36%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.84%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.84%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.24%) DHCP
2 10 (8.40%) Firewall
3 8 (6.72%) VPN
4 7 (5.88%) DNS
5 6 (5.04%) SAN
5 6 (5.04%) LAN
5 6 (5.04%) WAN
6 5 (4.20%) Internet
6 5 (4.20%) Wireless
7 4 (3.36%) Intranet
7 4 (3.36%) HTTP
7 4 (3.36%) NAS
8 2 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.68%) VLAN
8 2 (1.68%) VoIP
8 2 (1.68%) FTP
9 1 (0.84%) DMZ
9 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (5.04%) EDRMS
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.36%) DTS
5 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.84%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) ReSharper
1 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (13.45%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Legal
3 7 (5.88%) Back Office
3 7 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.36%) Publishing
5 1 (0.84%) Billing
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (26.89%) Project Manager
2 25 (21.01%) Analyst
3 16 (13.45%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.40%) Developer
5 7 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 7 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
5 7 (5.88%) Business Manager
6 6 (5.04%) Technical Manager
6 6 (5.04%) Technical Project Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.20%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.36%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.36%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (2.52%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) Operations Manager
9 3 (2.52%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.52%) Trainer
9 3 (2.52%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.52%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) .NET
2 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.20%) .NET Framework
2 5 (4.20%) LINQ
2 5 (4.20%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.36%) Kendo UI
3 4 (3.36%) jQuery
3 4 (3.36%) JSON
3 4 (3.36%) Entity Framework
3 4 (3.36%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (3.36%) XML
3 4 (3.36%) Ajax
4 2 (1.68%) HTML
5 1 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.84%) XMPP
5 1 (0.84%) Middleware
5 1 (0.84%) CSS
5 1 (0.84%) Web Services
5 1 (0.84%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.84%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.04%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.20%) NHS
4 4 (3.36%) GIS
4 4 (3.36%) Blog
4 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.52%) User Experience
5 3 (2.52%) Copywriting
5 3 (2.52%) Social Media
5 3 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.52%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.68%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.68%) CMDB
7 1 (0.84%) RMADS
7 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Statistics
7 1 (0.84%) Clustering
7 1 (0.84%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) PRINCE2
2 20 (16.81%) Project Management
3 19 (15.97%) ITIL
4 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.76%) Line Management
6 10 (8.40%) CRM
7 8 (6.72%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.72%) Scrum
7 8 (6.72%) Business Transformation
8 7 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 7 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.04%) Security Management
9 6 (5.04%) Workflow
9 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.04%) SDLC
10 5 (4.20%) Change Management
10 5 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.20%) Validation
10 5 (4.20%) MVC
10 5 (4.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.45%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) C#
3 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.68%) VB
4 2 (1.68%) Java
5 1 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.36%) ISEB
1 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (3.36%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.68%) AAT
2 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.68%) PMP
2 2 (1.68%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.68%) CCAB
2 2 (1.68%) Postgraduate
2 2 (1.68%) CCNA
3 1 (0.84%) CCA
3 1 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (1.68%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.68%) BS7799
3 1 (0.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.20%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.84%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.40%) VMware
3 9 (7.56%) Cisco
4 8 (6.72%) Oracle
5 5 (4.20%) HP
5 5 (4.20%) Citrix
5 5 (4.20%) Aruba
6 4 (3.36%) Telerik
6 4 (3.36%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (3.36%) Dell
6 4 (3.36%) Adobe
7 2 (1.68%) OpenText
7 2 (1.68%) Juniper
7 2 (1.68%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.84%) Veeam
8 1 (0.84%) Twitter
8 1 (0.84%) Casewise
8 1 (0.84%) Northgate
8 1 (0.84%) Civica
8 1 (0.84%) Comino
London
Computer People
Rate: £10.00 - £13.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago