Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 563 522 519
Rank change year-on-year -41 -3 -35
Contract jobs citing Local Government 66 101 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.32% 0.48% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 67 77
London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £308 £294 £240
90th Percentile £628 £549 £538
England median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 14
London median hourly rate £27.84 £24.00 £24.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -1.80% +28.63%
10th Percentile £21.14 £16.00 £14.57
90th Percentile £42.84 £46.34 £29.10
England median hourly rate £22.65 £20.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year +13.25% -10.51% +17.63%

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 20,571 21,121 19,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.48% 46.42% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,692 15,320 13,788
London median daily rate £525 £503 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +5.79% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 175 208
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.29 £10.68
90th Percentile £55.88 £47.30 £59.31
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.22 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.47% +14.00% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -25 7 £475 +2.15% 2
West London -9 5 £416 +18.93% 2
Central London -24 5 £348 +6.92%
South London -30 1 - - 6
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (15.15%) Project Management
1 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
3 8 (12.12%) SQL
3 8 (12.12%) Windows
3 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.09%) Migration
5 6 (9.09%) Finance
5 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (7.58%) Performance Management
6 5 (7.58%) SCCM
6 5 (7.58%) Change Management
7 4 (6.06%) VMware
7 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.06%) CSS
7 4 (6.06%) HTML
7 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
7 4 (6.06%) SCOM
7 4 (6.06%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.06%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.06%) Waterfall

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 1 (1.52%) CMS
1 1 (1.52%) Confluence
1 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (4.55%) Office 365
3 2 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) Intranet
3 1 (1.52%) ATM
3 1 (1.52%) LAN
3 1 (1.52%) VoIP
3 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Power BI
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.55%) MarkLogic
2 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Back Office
3 2 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Project Manager
2 13 (19.70%) Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) ICT Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Developer
6 5 (7.58%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) ICT Support
7 4 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Support Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 3 (4.55%) Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Data Centre Supervisor
8 3 (4.55%) Data Centre Team Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Head of ICT
8 3 (4.55%) Head of Operations
8 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) CSS
1 4 (6.06%) HTML
2 3 (4.55%) XHTML
2 3 (4.55%) XML
3 2 (3.03%) Ajax
4 1 (1.52%) jQuery
4 1 (1.52%) LAMP
4 1 (1.52%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) NHS
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) CCTV
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) iPhone
5 1 (1.52%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) PKI
5 1 (1.52%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Unix
2 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.52%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) Project Management
2 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.09%) Migration
6 5 (7.58%) Change Management
6 5 (7.58%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.06%) Analytics
7 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.06%) Decision-Making
7 4 (6.06%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.55%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (4.55%) Data Integration
8 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (4.55%) ITIL
8 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 3 (4.55%) Java
3 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.55%) XPath
3 3 (4.55%) XQuery
4 1 (1.52%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) VB
4 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.52%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) PMO
2 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.03%) GDPR
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) SCOM
3 3 (4.55%) SCOrch
3 3 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.06%) VMware
2 3 (4.55%) Citrix
2 3 (4.55%) Jaspersoft
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle
2 3 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe
3 1 (1.52%) Ivanti
3 1 (1.52%) Mitel
3 1 (1.52%) Northgate