Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 507 504 470
Rank change year-on-year -3 -34 +13
Contract jobs citing Local Government 114 91 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.54% 0.50% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 64 92
London median daily rate £418 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £307 £236 £225
90th Percentile £587 £564 £500
England median daily rate £410 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.14% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 15
London median hourly rate £20.60 £24.44 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.71% +28.63% -23.23%
10th Percentile £15.40 £13.60 £15.10
90th Percentile £36.36 £29.57 £26.00
England median hourly rate £16.81 £20.44 £19.50
% change year-on-year -17.76% +4.83% +5.38%

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 21,002 18,048 20,582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.54% 43.14% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,229 12,924 14,447
London median daily rate £503 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.08% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £312 £306 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 188 219
London median hourly rate £22.02 £23.71 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.13% -2.17% +27.53%
10th Percentile £14.40 £11.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £64.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +14.59%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -8 27 £475 +11.76% 2
Central London +1 19 £394 +34.04% 6
West London -21 7 £350 +12.00% 2
North London -1 5 £325 -16.13%
South London -51 4 £360 +2.86%
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.79%) Project Management
2 18 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (14.04%) CRM
4 12 (10.53%) SQL
5 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.65%) Customer-Centricity
6 10 (8.77%) User Experience
6 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (7.89%) ATM
7 9 (7.89%) Change Management
7 9 (7.89%) Scrum
7 9 (7.89%) CCTV
7 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
7 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (7.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 8 (7.02%) GDPR
8 8 (7.02%) SC Cleared
8 8 (7.02%) Business Analysis
8 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (7.02%) CMS
9 7 (6.14%) Migration
9 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (6.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (6.14%) Content Management
10 6 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (5.26%) 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 8 (7.02%) CMS
2 4 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (3.51%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Jetty
4 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.88%) SAS
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.88%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.75%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (5.26%) Office 365
3 3 (2.63%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.75%) Yammer
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) GitHub
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Route 53
5 1 (0.88%) Slack
5 1 (0.88%) Trello
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) ATM
2 4 (3.51%) Firewall
2 4 (3.51%) Skype
3 2 (1.75%) Broadband
3 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.88%) DNS
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) Intranet
4 1 (0.88%) Network Security
4 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.88%) SAN
4 1 (0.88%) SMS
4 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon QuickSight
2 5 (4.39%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.63%) GIS
3 3 (2.63%) QGIS
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.88%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.88%) Endeca
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.88%) QlikView
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.75%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.75%) Toad
2 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.88%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.88%) GitLab
3 1 (0.88%) JIRA
3 1 (0.88%) Liquibase
3 1 (0.88%) Maven
3 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Legal
3 3 (2.63%) Front Office
4 2 (1.75%) Law
4 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (20.18%) Project Manager
2 15 (13.16%) Analyst
3 12 (10.53%) Architect
4 10 (8.77%) Programme Manager
5 9 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Head of Projects
7 7 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.26%) Report Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) SQL Reporting Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Designer
10 4 (3.51%) Data Scientist
10 4 (3.51%) Implementation Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Product Owner
10 4 (3.51%) Programme Planner
10 4 (3.51%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) .NET
1 2 (1.75%) CSS
1 2 (1.75%) HTML
1 2 (1.75%) XHTML
1 2 (1.75%) XML
2 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.88%) jQuery
2 1 (0.88%) JSON
2 1 (0.88%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.88%) Sass
2 1 (0.88%) Spring
2 1 (0.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) User Experience
2 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.89%) CCTV
3 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.63%) LLPG
5 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.75%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.75%) Social Media
5 2 (1.75%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.88%) BYOD
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.39%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.63%) Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.75%) MVS
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) AIX
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
5 1 (0.88%) Unix
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.79%) Project Management
2 18 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (14.04%) CRM
4 11 (9.65%) Customer-Centricity
5 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.89%) Change Management
6 9 (7.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 9 (7.89%) Scrum
7 8 (7.02%) Business Analysis
7 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (6.14%) Content Management
8 7 (6.14%) Migration
8 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.26%) Analytics
9 6 (5.26%) Information Governance
10 5 (4.39%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.39%) ITIL
11 4 (3.51%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.53%) SQL
2 5 (4.39%) VBA
3 3 (2.63%) C
4 2 (1.75%) Python
5 1 (0.88%) Java
5 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.88%) Perl
5 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.88%) R
5 1 (0.88%) Ruby
5 1 (0.88%) Scala
5 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) Degree
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB
6 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) GDPR
2 3 (2.63%) BS7666
2 3 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.88%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.88%) PMO
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.63%) Docker
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.75%) Ansible
2 2 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.88%) Terraform
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.88%) WSUS
3 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.51%) Capita
2 4 (3.51%) Northgate
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle
2 4 (3.51%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco
3 1 (0.88%) Citrix
3 1 (0.88%) Civica
3 1 (0.88%) IBM
3 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.88%) RedGate