Period
to 25 May 2019

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 May 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
England > London
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 496 553 506
Rank change year-on-year +57 -47 -28
Contract jobs citing Local Government 90 79 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.38% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 49 52
London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £287 £214
90th Percentile £538 £512 £575
England median daily rate £400 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +1.91% -1.88% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% - -9.52%
10th Percentile £19.30 £14.80 £13.60
90th Percentile £26.93 £23.00 £27.17
England median hourly rate £18.50 £20.84 £19.00
% change year-on-year -11.21% +9.66% -15.18%

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 17,411 20,563 17,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.96% 44.75% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,117 14,747 12,707
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 239 188
London median hourly rate £21.00 £26.00 £21.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.23% +20.23% -3.89%
10th Percentile £13.84 £14.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £63.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £30.00 £26.78 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.04% +7.10% -7.41%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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
West London +39 17 £388 +3.33% 6
Central London +7 7 £513 +20.59%
East London -18 4 £488 +2.63% 1
South London +14 3 £398 +20.45%
North London -4 1 £425 -2.02% 1
Local Government
England

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

1 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.67%) Project Management
3 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 9 (10.00%) Finance
5 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.00%) Office 365
6 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.78%) Change Management
7 7 (7.78%) User Experience
7 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.67%) Skype
8 6 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (6.67%) User Stories
8 6 (6.67%) Dependency Management
8 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (6.67%) Benchmarking
8 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (6.67%) Migration
8 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.56%) Information Security
9 5 (5.56%) SQL
9 5 (5.56%) CRM
9 5 (5.56%) Product Management
9 5 (5.56%) Security Architecture
9 5 (5.56%) Network Architecture

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 (4.44%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
3 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Northgate Housing
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.11%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Skype
2 3 (3.33%) LAN
2 3 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) FTP
3 1 (1.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) Intranet
3 1 (1.11%) SMS
3 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.11%) Big Data
2 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.11%) GIS
2 1 (1.11%) HBase
2 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Advertising
2 1 (1.11%) Billing
2 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.11%) Law
2 1 (1.11%) Legal
2 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Analyst
2 16 (17.78%) Project Manager
3 15 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Digital Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Digital Business Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.44%) Architect
7 4 (4.44%) ICT Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Security Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Support Officer
7 4 (4.44%) Transformation Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.33%) ICT Project Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Administrator
9 2 (2.22%) Communications Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Developer
9 2 (2.22%) IT Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) Kafka
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.11%) REST
1 1 (1.11%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) User Experience
3 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.44%) NHS
4 4 (4.44%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.67%) Project Management
3 10 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.78%) Change Management
7 6 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (6.67%) Benchmarking
7 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.67%) Dependency Management
7 6 (6.67%) Migration
7 6 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (6.67%) User Stories
8 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.56%) Network Architecture
8 5 (5.56%) Security Architecture
8 5 (5.56%) Sprint Planning
8 5 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) APMP
4 2 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) PMP
5 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) GDPR
1 3 (3.33%) PMO
2 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
1 4 (4.44%) Oracle
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco
3 2 (2.22%) Northgate
4 1 (1.11%) Civica
4 1 (1.11%) Lagan
4 1 (1.11%) Lotus
4 1 (1.11%) Openreach
4 1 (1.11%) SAP