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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 20 May 2022 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 (Local Authority, Local Council)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 172 146 146
Rank change year-on-year -26 0 +91
Contract jobs citing Local Government 14 9 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the General category 0.57% 0.54% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 9
10th Percentile £354 £213 £355
25th Percentile £409 £261 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £375 £450
Median % change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% -12.20%
75th Percentile £547 £405 £550
90th Percentile £575 £456 £583
Central London median daily rate £475 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +26.67% -11.76% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £53.75
Median hourly rate - - £57.50
75th Percentile - - £61.25
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £20.00 £45.59
% change year-on-year - -56.13% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,451 1,679 1,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.86% 59.73% 56.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,780 1,177 1,312
10th Percentile £350 £356 £281
25th Percentile £469 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £688 £650 £606
90th Percentile £788 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £565 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 40
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £11.50 £12.69
Median hourly rate £40.50 £14.50 £17.85
Median % change year-on-year +179.31% -18.77% +2.12%
75th Percentile £55.25 £25.18 £31.10
90th Percentile £65.75 £32.15 £44.11
Central London median hourly rate £40.50 £17.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +131.43% -6.42% -

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the City of London

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Local Government in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Local Government in the City of London

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Local Government in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Local Government in the City of London

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Local Government in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Local Government in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 6 (42.86%) Public Sector
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Service Design
3 3 (21.43%) Agile
3 3 (21.43%) User Experience
4 2 (14.29%) Social Skills
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Back Office
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
5 1 (7.14%) Infor M3
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (7.14%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (7.14%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) GIS
1 1 (7.14%) Power BI
General
1 6 (42.86%) Public Sector
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Social Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Data Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Product Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (7.14%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Product Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior GIS Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Trainer
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Agile
2 3 (21.43%) Service Design
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix
1 1 (7.14%) Liquidlogic
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft