Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 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
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 186 251
Rank change year-on-year +71 +65 -15
Contract jobs citing Local Government 9 13 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.26% 0.059%
As % of the General category 0.88% 0.59% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 3
Median daily rate £388 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +63.64% -27.15%
10th Percentile £363 £213 £221
90th Percentile £520 £575 £488
Central London median daily rate £388 £413 £325
% change year-on-year -6.06% +26.92% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £29.89 - -

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 1,024 2,220 3,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.10% 44.56% 53.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 1,702 2,775
Median daily rate £525 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £293
90th Percentile £700 £700 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £511 £525
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 49
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% -3.74% -10.95%
10th Percentile £13.70 £12.42 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £23.50 £37.09
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +22.99% - -10.95%

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 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021, 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 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) BPR
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Workshop Facilitation
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Gathering
2 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Northgate
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery

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:

General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business IT Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) User Researcher
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Relationship Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Relationships Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) BPR
2 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Gathering
2 2 (22.22%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Workshop Facilitation
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Northgate
1 1 (11.11%) SAP