Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 542 523 471
Rank change year-on-year -19 -52 +2
Contract jobs citing Local Government 98 63 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.35% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 98
London median daily rate £419 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £207
90th Percentile £550 £593 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 15
London median hourly rate £20.60 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.42% -9.52% +1.20%
10th Percentile £15.10 £13.60 £15.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £29.42 £29.35
England median hourly rate £20.60 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.42% -15.56% +4.65%

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 20,650 17,783 20,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.89% 44.71% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,749 12,668 14,423
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £298
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 181 206
London median hourly rate £25.06 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.95% +2.22% +15.09%
10th Percentile £14.33 £11.32 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.03 £65.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £26.60 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% -5.66% +16.79%

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 26 April 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
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 26 April 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
Central London -22 21 £425 +36.00%
East London -10 18 £475 +15.15% 1
West London -28 5 £350 +27.27% 3
North London 0 3 £230 -27.84% 3
South London -51 2 £330 -12.00% 2
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (15.31%) Project Management
4 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
5 11 (11.22%) ATM
5 11 (11.22%) CCTV
5 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
6 10 (10.20%) Windows
7 9 (9.18%) CRM
7 9 (9.18%) ITIL
7 9 (9.18%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.18%) SC Cleared
8 8 (8.16%) Migration
8 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (8.16%) Office 365
8 8 (8.16%) Active Directory
8 8 (8.16%) SQL
8 8 (8.16%) User Experience
8 8 (8.16%) Customer-Centricity
9 7 (7.14%) GDPR
9 7 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (7.14%) Finance
9 7 (7.14%) Change Management
9 7 (7.14%) DV Cleared
10 6 (6.12%) Project Governance
10 6 (6.12%) CMS
10 6 (6.12%) Content Management
10 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
10 6 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (5.10%) Windows 10

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 6 (6.12%) CMS
2 4 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.06%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Office 365
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.02%) IaaS
4 1 (1.02%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.02%) PaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Route 53
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.22%) ATM
2 5 (5.10%) Firewall
3 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.08%) VPN
4 3 (3.06%) DNS
4 3 (3.06%) SMS
4 3 (3.06%) WAN
5 2 (2.04%) DHCP
5 2 (2.04%) LAN
5 2 (2.04%) Network Security
5 2 (2.04%) Skype
5 2 (2.04%) VoIP
6 1 (1.02%) Internet
6 1 (1.02%) Intranet
6 1 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) GIS
2 3 (3.06%) QGIS
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.02%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.02%) Endeca
4 1 (1.02%) MySQL
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.02%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.02%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.02%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) Maven
2 1 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 7 (7.14%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Legal
3 1 (1.02%) Front Office
3 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Project Manager
2 12 (12.24%) Analyst
3 11 (11.22%) Head of Projects
4 9 (9.18%) Architect
4 9 (9.18%) Programme Planner
5 7 (7.14%) Facilities Manager
5 7 (7.14%) Facilities Project Manager
5 7 (7.14%) Head of Facilities
6 6 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.08%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.08%) Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Product Owner
7 4 (4.08%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Project Planner
7 4 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Designer
8 3 (3.06%) GIS Officer
8 3 (3.06%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.06%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) CSS
1 2 (2.04%) HTML
1 2 (2.04%) Leaflet
1 2 (2.04%) XHTML
1 2 (2.04%) XML
2 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.02%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.02%) Java EE
2 1 (1.02%) JPA
2 1 (1.02%) JSON
2 1 (1.02%) Spring
2 1 (1.02%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.02%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) CCTV
2 8 (8.16%) User Experience
3 5 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.06%) LLPG
4 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.04%) Social Media
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.02%) PKI
6 1 (1.02%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Windows
2 5 (5.10%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.04%) Android
5 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.04%) MVS
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) Linux
6 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (15.31%) Project Management
4 9 (9.18%) CRM
4 9 (9.18%) ITIL
4 9 (9.18%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.16%) Customer-Centricity
5 8 (8.16%) Migration
5 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (7.14%) Change Management
6 7 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (6.12%) Content Management
7 6 (6.12%) Project Governance
8 5 (5.10%) Data Protection
8 5 (5.10%) Decision-Making
8 5 (5.10%) Information Governance
9 4 (4.08%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.08%) Business Transformation
9 4 (4.08%) Line Management
9 4 (4.08%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.16%) SQL
2 3 (3.06%) C
3 2 (2.04%) Java
3 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.02%) VB
4 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.04%) CCNA
5 2 (2.04%) CCNP
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) GDPR
2 3 (3.06%) BS7666
3 2 (2.04%) COBIT
3 2 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.02%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.04%) XenApp
3 1 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.02%) Docker
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) SCCM
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.02%) Ansible
3 1 (1.02%) Puppet
3 1 (1.02%) SCOM
3 1 (1.02%) Terraform
3 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.08%) Citrix
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle
2 4 (4.08%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.06%) Capita
3 3 (3.06%) Cisco
4 2 (2.04%) F5
4 2 (2.04%) Juniper
4 2 (2.04%) MobileIron
4 2 (2.04%) Progress
4 2 (2.04%) SAP
4 2 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe
5 1 (1.02%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.02%) Northgate