Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 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)
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 387 289 338
Rank change year-on-year -98 +49 +157
Contract jobs citing Local Government 209 111 176
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.63% 0.59%
As % of the General category 0.96% 1.10% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 92 142
10th Percentile £281 £220 £205
25th Percentile £352 £313 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £395
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.06% -7.06%
75th Percentile £488 £438 £461
90th Percentile £566 £575 £537
England median daily rate £425 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 6 10
10th Percentile £22.21 £20.38 £19.68
25th Percentile £24.68 £22.75 £20.65
Median hourly rate £44.50 £26.51 £23.84
Median % change year-on-year +67.86% +11.20% -10.88%
75th Percentile £49.25 £28.57 £25.68
90th Percentile - £29.23 £42.10
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.76% +5.25% +8.11%

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 21,687 10,131 16,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 57.77% 57.23% 53.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,579 7,321 11,423
10th Percentile £375 £315 £300
25th Percentile £473 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £522 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.26% +1.76% -1.44%
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £713 £700
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 105 234
10th Percentile £16.27 £14.50 £12.50
25th Percentile £22.09 £21.25 £16.63
Median hourly rate £35.08 £27.50 £20.93
Median % change year-on-year +27.55% +31.39% +7.33%
75th Percentile £49.25 £45.75 £29.96
90th Percentile £61.73 £60.10 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.85 £23.47 £18.70
% change year-on-year -15.42% +25.51% +1.08%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in London

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Local Government in London

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Local Government in London over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Local Government in London

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Local Government in London

Local Government
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Local Government in London over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -47 11 £475 +26.67% 9
West London -23 9 £330 +32.00% 7
East London -7 7 £288 +27.78% 9
North London -1 4 £400 +45.45% 2
South London -13 1 £300 -20.00% 7
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 54 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.40%) Finance
3 50 (23.92%) Microsoft
4 44 (21.05%) Project Management
5 42 (20.10%) PRINCE2
5 42 (20.10%) Public Sector
6 38 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
7 36 (17.22%) Scrum
7 36 (17.22%) Security Cleared
8 35 (16.75%) SC Cleared
9 34 (16.27%) Project Delivery
10 33 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (15.31%) PMO
12 30 (14.35%) APMP
12 30 (14.35%) PMI Certification
12 30 (14.35%) Kanban
13 29 (13.88%) JIRA
13 29 (13.88%) Requirements Management
13 29 (13.88%) Project Planning
13 29 (13.88%) PMP
13 29 (13.88%) Kinect
13 29 (13.88%) Information Assurance
13 29 (13.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 25 (11.96%) Social Skills
14 25 (11.96%) Azure
15 21 (10.05%) Migration
16 17 (8.13%) Management Information System
16 17 (8.13%) CRM
16 17 (8.13%) Microsoft 365
17 15 (7.18%) Oracle

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 6 (2.87%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.91%) CMS
3 2 (0.96%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.48%) Jadu
Applications
1 38 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.39%) ContrOCC
3 4 (1.91%) iTrent
4 3 (1.44%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.48%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.48%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.48%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.96%) Azure
2 17 (8.13%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (6.22%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (3.35%) IaaS
4 7 (3.35%) Power Platform
5 4 (1.91%) SaaS
6 3 (1.44%) PaaS
7 2 (0.96%) AWS
7 2 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.31%) LAN
2 7 (3.35%) DNS
2 7 (3.35%) Internet
3 6 (2.87%) Firewall
3 6 (2.87%) Skype
3 6 (2.87%) VoIP
3 6 (2.87%) WAN
4 5 (2.39%) SAN
5 4 (1.91%) DHCP
5 4 (1.91%) Junos
6 2 (0.96%) MPLS
6 2 (0.96%) SD-WAN
7 1 (0.48%) BGP
7 1 (0.48%) FTP
7 1 (0.48%) NAS
7 1 (0.48%) OSPF
7 1 (0.48%) Softphone
7 1 (0.48%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.48%) VLAN
7 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (2.39%) GIS
2 5 (2.39%) Power BI
3 4 (1.91%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.96%) Tableau
6 1 (0.48%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.48%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.48%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.48%) MySQL
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.48%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 29 (13.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (24.40%) Finance
2 42 (20.10%) Public Sector
3 25 (11.96%) Social Skills
4 10 (4.78%) Legal
5 6 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.39%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.44%) Publishing
9 2 (0.96%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.48%) Back Office
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.48%) Electronics
10 1 (0.48%) Law
10 1 (0.48%) Marketing
10 1 (0.48%) Police
10 1 (0.48%) Retail
10 1 (0.48%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 30 (14.35%) Project Officer
2 29 (13.88%) Analyst
3 26 (12.44%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.70%) IT Manager
5 13 (6.22%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.26%) Consultant
7 10 (4.78%) Designer
7 10 (4.78%) IT Project Manager
8 9 (4.31%) Programme Manager
9 6 (2.87%) Applications Support
9 6 (2.87%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.39%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (2.39%) Desktop Support
10 5 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (2.39%) Technical Leader
10 5 (2.39%) Telephony Manager
10 5 (2.39%) Telephony Project Manager
11 4 (1.91%) Content Designer
11 4 (1.91%) Network Engineer
11 4 (1.91%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.39%) REST
1 5 (2.39%) Web Services
2 3 (1.44%) CSS
2 3 (1.44%) HTML
3 2 (0.96%) jQuery
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.48%) .NET
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.48%) CSS3
4 1 (0.48%) HTML5
4 1 (0.48%) JSON
4 1 (0.48%) LESS
4 1 (0.48%) Middleware
4 1 (0.48%) ODBC
4 1 (0.48%) WCF
4 1 (0.48%) XHTML
4 1 (0.48%) XML
4 1 (0.48%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.88%) Kinect
2 17 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.87%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.39%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (2.39%) User Experience
5 4 (1.91%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (1.91%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (1.91%) NHS
5 4 (1.91%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.96%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.96%) Handset
7 2 (0.96%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.96%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (0.96%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.48%) iPhone
8 1 (0.48%) PKI
8 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.48%) Smart City
8 1 (0.48%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.78%) Windows
2 4 (1.91%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.48%) Unix
4 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (21.05%) Project Management
3 42 (20.10%) PRINCE2
4 36 (17.22%) Scrum
5 34 (16.27%) Project Delivery
6 33 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 30 (14.35%) Kanban
8 29 (13.88%) Information Assurance
8 29 (13.88%) Project Planning
8 29 (13.88%) Requirements Management
8 29 (13.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 21 (10.05%) Migration
10 17 (8.13%) CRM
11 14 (6.70%) Performance Management
12 13 (6.22%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (4.31%) Change Management
13 9 (4.31%) Collaborative Working
13 9 (4.31%) ITIL
14 8 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 9 (4.31%) SQL
3 7 (3.35%) Python
4 4 (1.91%) Java
4 4 (1.91%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.96%) C#
6 1 (0.48%) Bash
6 1 (0.48%) C
6 1 (0.48%) PHP
6 1 (0.48%) Ruby
6 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (17.22%) Security Cleared
2 35 (16.75%) SC Cleared
3 30 (14.35%) APMP
3 30 (14.35%) PMI Certification
4 29 (13.88%) PMP
5 4 (1.91%) CISSP
5 4 (1.91%) Degree
5 4 (1.91%) MCSE
5 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.44%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.48%) CISMP
7 1 (0.48%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.48%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.31%) PMO
2 8 (3.83%) QA
3 5 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.44%) Accessibility
4 3 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.44%) SLA
5 2 (0.96%) NCSC
6 1 (0.48%) BS7799
6 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.48%) GRC
6 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (3.83%) SCCM
2 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.91%) VxRail
4 2 (0.96%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (0.96%) CASB
4 2 (0.96%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.96%) SCOM
5 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.48%) Ansible
5 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.48%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.48%) Simpana
Vendors
1 50 (23.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.18%) Oracle
3 10 (4.78%) VMware
4 6 (2.87%) Dell
4 6 (2.87%) HP
4 6 (2.87%) Northgate
5 5 (2.39%) Juniper
5 5 (2.39%) NEC
6 4 (1.91%) Aruba
6 4 (1.91%) Capita
6 4 (1.91%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.44%) Cisco
7 3 (1.44%) Civica
8 2 (0.96%) Mitel
8 2 (0.96%) SAP
8 2 (0.96%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.48%) Commvault
9 1 (0.48%) EMC
9 1 (0.48%) ESRI
9 1 (0.48%) Sophos