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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 386 383
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3  
Contract jobs citing Local Government 32 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.34% 0.50% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 37
Median daily rate £385 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £305 £361
% change year-on-year +47.54% -15.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.95% +32.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.26 £22.35 £19.97
% change year-on-year -18.29% +11.93%  

Local Government is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9542 9580 10709
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 45.95% 44.13% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6834 7058 7727
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 106 118
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £43.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Local Government as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ealing - 3 £425 -
Croydon -11 2 £350 +7.69%
Ilford 0 1 - -
Morden - 1 - -
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.38%) Project Management
3 10 (15.38%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) Finance
4 8 (12.31%) CRM
4 8 (12.31%) Change Management
5 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
5 7 (10.77%) HTML
5 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
5 7 (10.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 6 (9.23%) Line Management
6 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.23%) Windows
6 6 (9.23%) Migration
6 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
6 6 (9.23%) LANDesk
6 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (7.69%) Office 365
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.69%) CMS
7 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle
7 5 (7.69%) CSS
8 4 (6.15%) Web Services
8 4 (6.15%) XML
8 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
8 4 (6.15%) .NET

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 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.62%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.54%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.54%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Office 365
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Intranet
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.54%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) ISDN
2 1 (1.54%) Junos
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
2 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) EDRMS
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.54%) Power BI
3 1 (1.54%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.54%) QlikView
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.54%) MSI
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Law
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) French Language
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Analyst
2 10 (15.38%) Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (4.62%) Active Directory Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Architect
5 3 (4.62%) IT Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Programme Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (3.08%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Business Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Citrix Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Content Editor
6 2 (3.08%) ICT Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Project Assurance Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) HTML
2 5 (7.69%) CSS
3 4 (6.15%) .NET
3 4 (6.15%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) XML
4 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.62%) HTML5
5 2 (3.08%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.08%) RSS
5 2 (3.08%) WCF
6 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.54%) Ajax
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.54%) DHTML
6 1 (1.54%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.54%) jQuery
6 1 (1.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) IVR
3 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) CESG
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) PMI
4 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.54%) Social Media
4 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.38%) Project Management
3 8 (12.31%) Change Management
3 8 (12.31%) CRM
4 7 (10.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
5 6 (9.23%) Line Management
5 6 (9.23%) Migration
5 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.15%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.15%) Content Management
7 4 (6.15%) Contract Management
7 4 (6.15%) MVC
7 4 (6.15%) Scrum
7 4 (6.15%) Web Development
8 3 (4.62%) Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Demand Management
8 3 (4.62%) IT Asset Management
8 3 (4.62%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.62%) C#
3 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) APMP
4 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.54%) CCNP
4 1 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.54%) CISA
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.54%) CISM
4 1 (1.54%) CISSP
4 1 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.54%) PMP
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) PMO
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) GDPR
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) LANDesk
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco
5 2 (3.08%) Citrix
5 2 (3.08%) Northgate
6 1 (1.54%) Canon
6 1 (1.54%) Capita
6 1 (1.54%) Civica
6 1 (1.54%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.54%) Juniper
6 1 (1.54%) Mitel
6 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.54%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
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