Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 254 240
Rank change year-on-year +55 -14 -6
Contract jobs citing Local Government 13 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.084% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 9
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15% -35.00%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £261
90th Percentile £575 £528 £494
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +5.88% +30.77% -31.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £24.49
Central London median hourly rate - - £24.49

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 2,522 3,780 4,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.34% 52.98% 56.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,900 2,908 3,265
City of London median daily rate £520 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £325
90th Percentile £694 £688 £713
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £520
% change year-on-year -2.86% +0.96% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 58 45
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.13 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% -10.00% +4.29%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.31 £13.31
90th Percentile £35.00 £37.09 £33.92
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +10.53% -10.59% +6.25%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Local Government in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in the City of London

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Local Government in the City of London

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 5 (38.46%) Public Sector
2 3 (23.08%) Northgate
3 2 (15.38%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) EDMS
1 1 (7.69%) Power BI
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (38.46%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
1 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Change Management
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Document Management
2 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) OO
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Northgate
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Civica
2 1 (7.69%) Comino
2 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee
2 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto