Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 516 512 483
Rank change year-on-year -4 -29 -1
Contract jobs citing Local Government 110 107 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.51% 0.55% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 88
London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £278 £253 £254
90th Percentile £575 £568 £540
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 19
London median hourly rate £20.60 £24.72 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +30.11% -30.91%
10th Percentile £16.00 £15.16 £13.10
90th Percentile £42.93 £29.10 £24.35
England median hourly rate £18.50 £24.44 £20.84
% change year-on-year -24.30% +17.29% -16.65%

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 21553 19518 22128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.31% 43.15% 46.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 14027 15712
London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 203 239
London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.79% +14.16%
10th Percentile £13.57 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £56.74 £52.17
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.50 £24.54
% change year-on-year +3.31% -0.16% +13.98%

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 18 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -4 22 £470 +10.59% 3
Central London +13 13 £350 -33.33% 2
West London +4 9 £350 +12.00%
North London -4 5 £325 -7.14%
South London -47 3 £360 +2.86%
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.36%) Project Management
3 16 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.64%) SQL
4 15 (13.64%) CRM
5 13 (11.82%) Scrum
6 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (8.18%) Change Management
8 9 (8.18%) ATM
8 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
8 9 (8.18%) CCTV
9 8 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.27%) Migration
10 7 (6.36%) Finance
10 7 (6.36%) Oracle
10 7 (6.36%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (6.36%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.36%) Customer-Centricity
10 7 (6.36%) Analytics
11 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
11 6 (5.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (5.45%) Amazon QuickSight
11 6 (5.45%) Northgate
11 6 (5.45%) CMS
11 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
11 6 (5.45%) RDBMS

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 (5.45%) CMS
2 3 (2.73%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.91%) IIS
4 1 (0.91%) Jetty
4 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.91%) SAS
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.91%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.82%) SPSS
4 1 (0.91%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.64%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (2.73%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.91%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.64%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (2.73%) Office 365
4 2 (1.82%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.82%) Yammer
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.91%) GitHub
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Route 53
5 1 (0.91%) Slack
5 1 (0.91%) Trello
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) ATM
2 3 (2.73%) Firewall
2 3 (2.73%) Skype
3 2 (1.82%) Broadband
3 2 (1.82%) DNS
3 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) BGP
4 1 (0.91%) Internet
4 1 (0.91%) Intranet
4 1 (0.91%) MPLS
4 1 (0.91%) Network Security
4 1 (0.91%) OSPF
4 1 (0.91%) SAN
4 1 (0.91%) SMS
4 1 (0.91%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.91%) VoIP
4 1 (0.91%) VPLS
4 1 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.45%) Amazon QuickSight
2 6 (5.45%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.64%) GIS
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.73%) QGIS
5 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.91%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.91%) MS Access
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.91%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.91%) QlikView
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.73%) Toad
2 2 (1.82%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.82%) Liquibase
2 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.91%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.91%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.91%) GitLab
3 1 (0.91%) JIRA
3 1 (0.91%) Maven
3 1 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (6.36%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Law
3 3 (2.73%) Front Office
4 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (20.91%) Project Manager
2 20 (18.18%) Analyst
3 10 (9.09%) Developer
3 10 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 8 (7.27%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.36%) Architect
5 7 (6.36%) Head of Projects
5 7 (6.36%) Report Analyst
5 7 (6.36%) SQL Analyst
5 7 (6.36%) SQL Reporting Analyst
6 5 (4.55%) Designer
6 5 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.64%) Consultant
7 4 (3.64%) Data Scientist
7 4 (3.64%) Scrum Master
7 4 (3.64%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (2.73%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.73%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.73%) .NET
1 3 (2.73%) CSS
1 3 (2.73%) HTML
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.82%) XHTML
2 2 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.91%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.91%) jQuery
3 1 (0.91%) JSON
3 1 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (0.91%) Sass
3 1 (0.91%) Spring
3 1 (0.91%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.18%) CCTV
3 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.82%) LLPG
4 2 (1.82%) Social Media
4 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.91%) BYOD
5 1 (0.91%) Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.91%) IVR
5 1 (0.91%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.91%) PMI
5 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.91%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.55%) Windows
2 3 (2.73%) Linux
2 3 (2.73%) Windows 10
2 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.82%) MVS
3 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.91%) AIX
4 1 (0.91%) Solaris
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.36%) Project Management
3 16 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.64%) CRM
5 13 (11.82%) Scrum
6 9 (8.18%) Change Management
7 8 (7.27%) Migration
7 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.36%) Analytics
8 7 (6.36%) Business Analysis
8 7 (6.36%) Customer-Centricity
8 7 (6.36%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (4.55%) Data Management
10 5 (4.55%) ITIL
11 4 (3.64%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.64%) Content Management
11 4 (3.64%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.64%) SQL
2 6 (5.45%) VBA
3 3 (2.73%) C
4 2 (1.82%) Python
4 2 (1.82%) R
5 1 (0.91%) Java
5 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.91%) Perl
5 1 (0.91%) Ruby
5 1 (0.91%) Scala
5 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) Degree
5 2 (1.82%) PMP
6 1 (0.91%) APMP
6 1 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) GDPR
2 3 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.82%) BS7666
3 2 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.91%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.91%) PMO
4 1 (0.91%) QA
4 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Ansible
1 2 (1.82%) Puppet
1 2 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.91%) SCOM
2 1 (0.91%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.91%) Terraform
2 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.91%) WSUS
2 1 (0.91%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) Oracle
3 6 (5.45%) Northgate
4 4 (3.64%) Capita
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco
5 2 (1.82%) Civica
5 2 (1.82%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.91%) Canon
6 1 (0.91%) Citrix
6 1 (0.91%) ESRI
6 1 (0.91%) IBM
6 1 (0.91%) Juniper
6 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.91%) RedGate
6 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com