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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
England / London
Rank 377 372 347
Rank change year-on-year -5 -25  
Contract jobs citing Local Government 31 48 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.36% 0.49% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 49
Median daily rate £400 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £455 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -31.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £13.40 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £26.35 £27.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.69 £22.45 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.85% -18.36%  

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 8503 9804 9608
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 44.64% 44.62% 46.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5974 7091 6787
Median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 106 115
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.12 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.65% +23.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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
City of London 0 1 £488 - 3
Greenwich - 1 £373 -
Barnet - 1 £250 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.54%) Finance
3 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.49%) Project Management
5 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
6 8 (11.27%) Web Development
6 8 (11.27%) LANDesk
7 7 (9.86%) Risk Management
7 7 (9.86%) Oracle
7 7 (9.86%) CRM
7 7 (9.86%) People Management
8 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
8 6 (8.45%) HTML
8 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.45%) SQL
8 6 (8.45%) .NET
8 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.45%) Change Management
8 6 (8.45%) Migration
8 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.45%) CMS
9 5 (7.04%) Windows
9 5 (7.04%) CSS
9 5 (7.04%) Intranet
9 5 (7.04%) Internet
9 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
9 5 (7.04%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
9 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.04%) Demand Management

Local Government
Top Related 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 (8.45%) CMS
1 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.41%) Infor M3
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.41%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Internet
1 5 (7.04%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) Broadband
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) ISDN
2 1 (1.41%) Junos
2 1 (1.41%) Skype
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.41%) VPN
2 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) GIS
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.41%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.41%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.41%) MS Access
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.41%) MSTest
2 1 (1.41%) NUnit
2 1 (1.41%) Selenium
2 1 (1.41%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Back Office
3 2 (2.82%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) French Language
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Project Manager
3 12 (16.90%) Business Analyst
4 10 (14.08%) Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Web Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Operations Manager
7 3 (4.23%) PMO Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.82%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Business Transformation Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Citrix Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) .NET
1 6 (8.45%) HTML
2 5 (7.04%) CSS
3 4 (5.63%) Web Services
4 3 (4.23%) HTML5
4 3 (4.23%) jQuery
4 3 (4.23%) RSS
4 3 (4.23%) XML
5 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.82%) SOAP
5 2 (2.82%) WCF
5 2 (2.82%) XHTML
6 1 (1.41%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.41%) Middleware
6 1 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.41%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (1.41%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Animation
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.41%) IVR
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) NHS
4 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.41%) Social Media
4 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.49%) Project Management
3 8 (11.27%) Web Development
4 7 (9.86%) CRM
4 7 (9.86%) People Management
4 7 (9.86%) Risk Management
5 6 (8.45%) Change Management
5 6 (8.45%) Migration
5 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
6 5 (7.04%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.04%) Contract Management
6 5 (7.04%) Demand Management
6 5 (7.04%) IT Asset Management
6 5 (7.04%) Line Management
7 4 (5.63%) Scrum
7 4 (5.63%) Test Strategy
7 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) PHP
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.41%) CCAB
2 1 (1.41%) CCNP
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) ISEB
2 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.41%) PMP
2 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) PMO
2 2 (2.82%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) LANDesk
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.41%) Adobe
6 1 (1.41%) Casewise
6 1 (1.41%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.41%) Cognos
6 1 (1.41%) Facebook
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) Juniper
6 1 (1.41%) Mitel
6 1 (1.41%) Nintex
6 1 (1.41%) Northgate
6 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.41%) Twitter
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