Period
to 17 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Government
England > London
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 563 525 516
Rank change year-on-year -38 -9 -56
Contract jobs citing Local Government 71 118 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.35% 0.54% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 75 74
London median daily rate £430 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £310 £307 £254
90th Percentile £580 £587 £564
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.18% +6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 16
London median hourly rate £25.81 £20.60 £24.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.27% -16.67% +24.41%
10th Percentile £17.40 £16.00 £13.69
90th Percentile £33.84 £39.51 £29.79
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £22.40
% change year-on-year +29.41% -24.11% +4.19%

Local Government is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 20,538 21,739 18,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 43.89% 46.04% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,661 15,658 13,597
London median daily rate £525 £513 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.78% +0.11%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 192 193
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +12.20% -6.82%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.80 £11.26
90th Percentile £64.58 £47.80 £55.49
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.60 £23.68
% change year-on-year -9.76% +12.31% -5.28%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in London

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Local Government in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in London

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in London over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Local Government in London

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in London

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in London over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Local Government in London

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the London region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East London -51 10 £481 +1.32% 1
West London +1 6 £475 +35.71% 3
Central London -38 2 £373 -9.70% 1
South London -14 1 - - 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.72%) Project Management
3 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
4 10 (14.08%) Data Centre
5 9 (12.68%) Windows
6 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
6 8 (11.27%) SQL
7 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (8.45%) HTML
8 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.45%) Change Management
8 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
8 6 (8.45%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (8.45%) SCCM
9 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (7.04%) VMware
9 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
10 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (5.63%) Citrix
10 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
10 4 (5.63%) Migration
10 4 (5.63%) ITSM
10 4 (5.63%) Back Office
10 4 (5.63%) CMS
10 4 (5.63%) Content Management
10 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
10 4 (5.63%) Office 365

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.63%) CMS
2 3 (4.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.82%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) InVision
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.63%) Office 365
3 3 (4.23%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) LAN
1 2 (2.82%) VoIP
2 1 (1.41%) DHCP
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.41%) VPN
2 1 (1.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) Power BI
3 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.23%) MarkLogic
3 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.63%) Back Office
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Analyst
2 11 (15.49%) Project Manager
3 10 (14.08%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) ICT Manager
5 7 (9.86%) Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Architect
6 4 (5.63%) ICT Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 3 (4.23%) Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Data Centre Supervisor
7 3 (4.23%) Data Centre Team Leader
7 3 (4.23%) ICT Support
7 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 3 (4.23%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Support Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.82%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) HTML
2 3 (4.23%) CSS
2 3 (4.23%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) Ajax
3 2 (2.82%) XHTML
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.41%) JSON
4 1 (1.41%) REST
4 1 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) iPhone
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.23%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.82%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.72%) Project Management
3 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.45%) Change Management
4 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.63%) Analytics
5 4 (5.63%) Content Management
5 4 (5.63%) ITSM
5 4 (5.63%) Migration
5 4 (5.63%) Performance Management
5 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.63%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.23%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.23%) Copywriting
6 3 (4.23%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 3 (4.23%) Java
2 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
2 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
2 3 (4.23%) XPath
2 3 (4.23%) XQuery
3 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.41%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) CTC Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.82%) PMO
3 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.82%) XenApp
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) SCOM
3 3 (4.23%) SCOrch
3 3 (4.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) VMware
3 4 (5.63%) Citrix
4 3 (4.23%) Jaspersoft
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle
4 3 (4.23%) SAP
4 3 (4.23%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe
5 1 (1.41%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.41%) Mitel
5 1 (1.41%) Northgate
5 1 (1.41%) Oneserve