Period
to

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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 395 389 246
Rank change year-on-year -6 -143 +160
Contract jobs citing Local Government 214 153 127
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.49% 0.87%
As % of the General category 0.87% 0.84% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 125 93
10th Percentile £350 £280 £201
25th Percentile £385 £313 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £550 £475 £488
90th Percentile £650 £520 £538
England median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 13
10th Percentile £16.50 £15.79 £19.39
25th Percentile £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate £21.82 £22.00 £33.68
Median % change year-on-year -0.82% -34.67% +68.38%
75th Percentile £36.18 £24.35 £45.00
90th Percentile £40.70 £28.75 £54.80
England median hourly rate £20.07 £21.05 £19.75
% change year-on-year -4.68% +6.61% +6.73%

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 24,535 18,188 8,621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 62.01% 57.91% 58.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,768 12,804 6,139
10th Percentile £388 £360 £325
25th Percentile £478 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% +1.45%
75th Percentile £711 £663 £649
90th Percentile £800 £744 £750
England median daily rate £550 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 192 128
10th Percentile £16.50 £14.78 £15.00
25th Percentile £23.25 £19.70 £19.84
Median hourly rate £35.50 £29.00 £29.03
Median % change year-on-year +22.41% -0.09% +38.21%
75th Percentile £53.75 £47.45 £45.81
90th Percentile £71.50 £65.00 £55.30
England median hourly rate £24.31 £19.00 £21.03
% change year-on-year +27.96% -9.63% +5.13%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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
West London +2 17 £338 +12.50% 5
Central London -36 10 £450 +12.50% 21
South London -7 9 £475 -7.32% 6
East London -13 5 £456 +19.61% 5
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 46 (21.50%) Public Sector
2 45 (21.03%) Finance
3 39 (18.22%) Agile
4 26 (12.15%) Microsoft
4 26 (12.15%) Project Management
5 24 (11.21%) Migration
6 23 (10.75%) Social Skills
7 20 (9.35%) Oracle
8 19 (8.88%) SQL
8 19 (8.88%) Azure
9 17 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (7.94%) Business Analysis
10 15 (7.01%) GIS
10 15 (7.01%) Windows
11 13 (6.07%) Business Case
11 13 (6.07%) Power Platform
12 12 (5.61%) Requirements Gathering
12 12 (5.61%) Power BI
12 12 (5.61%) Data Protection
12 12 (5.61%) Oracle Fusion
12 12 (5.61%) Active Directory
13 11 (5.14%) ETL
13 11 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (5.14%) Information Governance
13 11 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (5.14%) Line Management
13 11 (5.14%) Project Delivery
14 10 (4.67%) Decision-Making

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 9 (4.21%) ArcGIS
2 8 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.93%) CMS
3 2 (0.93%) Drupal
3 2 (0.93%) IIS
3 2 (0.93%) WordPress
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.40%) SPSS
3 3 (1.40%) Stata
4 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 5 (2.34%) iTrent
1 5 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.34%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.93%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.93%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.88%) Azure
2 13 (6.07%) Power Platform
3 9 (4.21%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (2.80%) AWS
4 6 (2.80%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.40%) PaaS
6 2 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.93%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 2 (0.93%) Force.com
6 2 (0.93%) IaaS
6 2 (0.93%) SaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Google Workspace
7 1 (0.47%) Nutanix
7 1 (0.47%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.67%) Firewall
2 9 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.34%) Internet
3 5 (2.34%) MPLS
3 5 (2.34%) VPN
4 4 (1.87%) Junos
4 4 (1.87%) LAN
5 3 (1.40%) Network Security
6 2 (0.93%) ATM
6 2 (0.93%) Wireless
7 1 (0.47%) Broadband
7 1 (0.47%) DHCP
7 1 (0.47%) DNS
7 1 (0.47%) SAN
7 1 (0.47%) Skype
7 1 (0.47%) Softphone
7 1 (0.47%) SSL
7 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.01%) GIS
2 12 (5.61%) Power BI
3 4 (1.87%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.93%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.93%) MySQL
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.47%) Data Hub
6 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.47%) Ingres
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.47%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) JIRA
1 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 46 (21.50%) Public Sector
2 45 (21.03%) Finance
3 23 (10.75%) Social Skills
4 11 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.34%) Retail
6 3 (1.40%) Fire and Rescue
6 3 (1.40%) Police
7 2 (0.93%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (0.93%) Publishing
7 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.47%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 53 (24.77%) Analyst
2 28 (13.08%) Project Manager
3 27 (12.62%) Business Analyst
4 17 (7.94%) Architect
5 11 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (5.14%) Support Analyst
6 10 (4.67%) Developer
7 8 (3.74%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (3.74%) Network Engineer
8 7 (3.27%) Consultant
8 7 (3.27%) IT Analyst
8 7 (3.27%) IT Support
8 7 (3.27%) Programme Manager
8 7 (3.27%) Project Delivery Manager
9 6 (2.80%) Designer
9 6 (2.80%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (2.80%) Junior
9 6 (2.80%) Project Analyst
10 5 (2.34%) Business Manager
10 5 (2.34%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.61%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (3.27%) Web Services
3 5 (2.34%) .NET
3 5 (2.34%) SOAP
3 5 (2.34%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.87%) Lightning Web Components
5 2 (0.93%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.47%) JSON
6 1 (0.47%) Laravel
6 1 (0.47%) React
6 1 (0.47%) Redux
6 1 (0.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.74%) CCTV
1 8 (3.74%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.27%) NHS
3 6 (2.80%) Fibre Optics
4 5 (2.34%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.34%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.87%) Cyberattack
5 4 (1.87%) User Experience
5 4 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.40%) Low-Code
7 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.93%) Robotics
7 2 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.93%) Smart City
8 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.47%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.47%) PKI
8 1 (0.47%) PMI
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.01%) Windows
2 4 (1.87%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.22%) Agile
2 26 (12.15%) Project Management
3 24 (11.21%) Migration
4 17 (7.94%) Business Analysis
4 17 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (6.07%) Business Case
6 12 (5.61%) Data Protection
6 12 (5.61%) Requirements Gathering
7 11 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (5.14%) ETL
7 11 (5.14%) Information Governance
7 11 (5.14%) Line Management
7 11 (5.14%) Project Delivery
7 11 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (4.67%) Change Management
8 10 (4.67%) Data Migration
8 10 (4.67%) Decision-Making
8 10 (4.67%) PRINCE2
9 9 (4.21%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.21%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.88%) SQL
2 7 (3.27%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.34%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.87%) Apex Code
4 4 (1.87%) Python
5 3 (1.40%) R
6 2 (0.93%) C#
6 2 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.47%) C
7 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (3.27%) Degree
2 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.93%) Azure Certification
3 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.47%) CISM
4 1 (0.47%) CISSP
4 1 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.47%) IISP
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.87%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) Accessibility
2 3 (1.40%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.40%) NCSC
3 2 (0.93%) PMO
4 1 (0.47%) COBIT
4 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.34%) BitLocker
2 5 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.93%) Docker
4 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.34%) SCCM
2 2 (0.93%) Grafana
2 2 (0.93%) LiteSpeed
2 2 (0.93%) NetVault Backup
2 2 (0.93%) SCOM
2 2 (0.93%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (0.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.35%) Oracle
3 8 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.80%) Dell
5 5 (2.34%) ESRI
5 5 (2.34%) Wyse
6 4 (1.87%) Aruba
6 4 (1.87%) Citrix
6 4 (1.87%) HP
6 4 (1.87%) Juniper
6 4 (1.87%) Northgate
6 4 (1.87%) VMware
7 3 (1.40%) Capita
7 3 (1.40%) Civica
7 3 (1.40%) NEC
7 3 (1.40%) Proofpoint
8 2 (0.93%) Adobe
8 2 (0.93%) Forcepoint
8 2 (0.93%) Google
8 2 (0.93%) Mitel