Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 557 520 517
Rank change year-on-year -37 -3 -46
Contract jobs citing Local Government 77 72 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.37% 0.37% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 54 74
London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £290 £216 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £521
England median daily rate £394 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.56% +14.29% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -15.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £16.60 £18.40 £15.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £25.51 £30.14
England median hourly rate £21.75 £19.44 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.90% -13.61% +2.27%

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 20,690 19,205 20,139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.66% 45.96% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,873 13,617 14,716
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £320 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 195 210
London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.94% +1.19% -0.59%
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.33 £10.00
90th Percentile £52.75 £55.25 £46.75
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.10% - +11.11%

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 16 July 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
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 16 July 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
Central London -26 15 £425 -12.82%
East London -31 7 £481 +13.24%
West London -26 4 £394 -7.35% 2
South London -47 1 £330 -12.00% 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
3 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
3 9 (11.69%) Windows
4 8 (10.39%) ATM
4 8 (10.39%) SQL
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
4 8 (10.39%) ITIL
4 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.39%) Migration
4 8 (10.39%) CCTV
4 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.39%) DV Cleared
5 7 (9.09%) Decision-Making
5 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (9.09%) Finance
5 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 7 (9.09%) Project Management
6 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.79%) Oracle
6 6 (7.79%) Office 365
6 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
7 5 (6.49%) Project Governance
7 5 (6.49%) SCCM
7 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.49%) Citrix
7 5 (6.49%) Change Management
8 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence

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 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) Confluence
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.79%) Office 365
3 3 (3.90%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (3.90%) PaaS
4 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) ATM
2 4 (5.19%) VPN
3 3 (3.90%) Internet
3 3 (3.90%) WAN
4 2 (2.60%) DHCP
4 2 (2.60%) DNS
4 2 (2.60%) Firewall
4 2 (2.60%) LAN
4 2 (2.60%) Network Security
4 2 (2.60%) SMS
4 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.60%) VoIP
5 1 (1.30%) Intranet
5 1 (1.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) Power BI
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.30%) Maven
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Facilities Manager
3 8 (10.39%) Facilities Project Manager
3 8 (10.39%) Head of Facilities
3 8 (10.39%) Head of Projects
4 7 (9.09%) Programme Planner
5 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Developer
5 5 (6.49%) ICT Manager
5 5 (6.49%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Support Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.19%) ICT Support
6 4 (5.19%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 3 (3.90%) Project Planner
7 3 (3.90%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Leaflet
2 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.30%) CSS
2 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.30%) HTML
2 1 (1.30%) Java EE
2 1 (1.30%) JPA
2 1 (1.30%) jQuery
2 1 (1.30%) LAMP
2 1 (1.30%) Spring
2 1 (1.30%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.30%) WAMP
2 1 (1.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) CCTV
2 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.60%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.60%) NHS
3 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Windows 10
2 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
2 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.60%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.39%) ITIL
3 8 (10.39%) Migration
4 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.09%) Decision-Making
4 7 (9.09%) Project Management
5 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.49%) Change Management
6 5 (6.49%) Project Governance
7 4 (5.19%) Analytics
7 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.19%) ERP
7 4 (5.19%) Line Management
7 4 (5.19%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.90%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.90%) Data Integration
8 3 (3.90%) Data Modelling
8 3 (3.90%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.90%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL
2 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.60%) Java
5 1 (1.30%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.30%) VB
5 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.39%) DV Cleared
2 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.60%) CCNA
3 2 (2.60%) CCNP
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.60%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) GDPR
2 2 (2.60%) COBIT
2 2 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) PMO
3 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) XenApp
3 2 (2.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) Citrix
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco
4 2 (2.60%) F5
4 2 (2.60%) Juniper
4 2 (2.60%) MobileIron
4 2 (2.60%) Progress
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe
5 1 (1.30%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.30%) Northgate