Period
to 18 April 2021

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 April 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 331 269 435
Rank change year-on-year -62 +166 +27
Contract jobs citing Local Government 123 190 176
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.81% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.19% 1.84% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 151 137
10th Percentile £225 £200 £300
25th Percentile £325 £284 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -4.76%
75th Percentile £494 £471 £488
90th Percentile £556 £538 £575
England median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 10
10th Percentile £17.10 £20.25 £17.97
25th Percentile £20.00 £21.40 £21.03
Median hourly rate £22.00 £28.70 £24.11
Median % change year-on-year -23.34% +19.04% +17.04%
75th Percentile £24.68 £43.50 £24.86
90th Percentile £28.57 £53.00 £29.85
England median hourly rate £21.56 £21.12 £17.72
% change year-on-year +2.07% +19.24% -9.15%

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 10,353 10,326 19,524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.08% 43.79% 46.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,545 7,396 13,947
10th Percentile £350 £320 £325
25th Percentile £431 £419 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £533 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +1.43% - +4.06%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £625
90th Percentile £725 £725 £700
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 134 189
10th Percentile £14.84 £12.44 £13.34
25th Percentile £20.00 £16.24 £17.50
Median hourly rate £26.83 £25.00 £21.18
Median % change year-on-year +7.30% +18.04% -3.73%
75th Percentile £44.00 £44.69 £36.67
90th Percentile £58.53 £61.25 £51.42
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £21.54
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.52% +0.20%

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 April 2021.

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 April 2021.

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 April 2021. 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
Central London +40 18 £375 -11.76% 1
East London +9 10 £381 +22.90%
South London +52 7 £425 +78.95% 3
North London +10 6 £275 -31.25% 3
West London +19 5 £205 -53.14% 8
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 38 (30.89%) Public Sector
2 23 (18.70%) Project Management
3 22 (17.89%) Finance
3 22 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.63%) Oracle
5 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
6 14 (11.38%) Decision-Making
7 13 (10.57%) SQL
7 13 (10.57%) PRINCE2
7 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
8 12 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (8.94%) Project Delivery
9 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (8.94%) Migration
9 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (8.13%) Analytics
10 10 (8.13%) Azure
10 10 (8.13%) Business Analysis
10 10 (8.13%) Business Case
11 9 (7.32%) Data Protection
11 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
11 9 (7.32%) Microsoft 365
11 9 (7.32%) Management Information System
12 8 (6.50%) Windows
12 8 (6.50%) Python
12 8 (6.50%) NHS
12 8 (6.50%) Degree
12 8 (6.50%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.69%) Line Management
13 7 (5.69%) Data Science

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 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.44%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.63%) iTrent
4 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.13%) Azure
2 9 (7.32%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (4.88%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.25%) AWS
5 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.63%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.81%) GitHub
7 1 (0.81%) Logic Apps
7 1 (0.81%) SaaS
7 1 (0.81%) Serverless
7 1 (0.81%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Internet
2 2 (1.63%) Firewall
2 2 (1.63%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.81%) DNS
3 1 (0.81%) LAN
3 1 (0.81%) MPLS
3 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.81%) Skype
3 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) GIS
1 5 (4.07%) Power BI
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.63%) Tableau
4 1 (0.81%) Big Data
4 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.81%) EDMS
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
General
1 38 (30.89%) Public Sector
2 22 (17.89%) Finance
3 6 (4.88%) Law
4 3 (2.44%) Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Legal
5 2 (1.63%) Advertising
5 2 (1.63%) Back Office
5 2 (1.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Environmental Health
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Police
Job Titles
1 21 (17.07%) Analyst
2 14 (11.38%) Project Manager
3 8 (6.50%) Business Analyst
4 6 (4.88%) Consultant
4 6 (4.88%) Data Analyst
4 6 (4.88%) Data Scientist
4 6 (4.88%) Developer
5 5 (4.07%) IT Manager
6 4 (3.25%) Applications Support
6 4 (3.25%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (3.25%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (3.25%) Product Manager
6 4 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (3.25%) Senior Manager
7 3 (2.44%) GIS Analyst
7 3 (2.44%) Information Officer
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle Applications Support
7 3 (2.44%) Programme Manager
7 3 (2.44%) Senior GIS Analyst
7 3 (2.44%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) .NET
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (2.44%) pytest
3 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (0.81%) CSS
3 1 (0.81%) HTML
3 1 (0.81%) Node.js
3 1 (0.81%) RESTful
3 1 (0.81%) Velocity
3 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.50%) NHS
4 5 (4.07%) User Experience
5 4 (3.25%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.63%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.81%) CCTV
8 1 (0.81%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.81%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.81%) Life Science
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) PKI
8 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.50%) Windows
2 3 (2.44%) Unix
3 2 (1.63%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.81%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.70%) Project Management
2 22 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.38%) Decision-Making
4 13 (10.57%) PRINCE2
4 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
5 12 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (8.94%) Migration
6 11 (8.94%) Project Delivery
6 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 10 (8.13%) Analytics
7 10 (8.13%) Business Analysis
7 10 (8.13%) Business Case
8 9 (7.32%) Data Protection
9 8 (6.50%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.69%) Change Management
10 7 (5.69%) Data Science
10 7 (5.69%) ITIL
10 7 (5.69%) Line Management
10 7 (5.69%) Machine Learning
11 6 (4.88%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.57%) SQL
2 8 (6.50%) Python
3 5 (4.07%) C
4 4 (3.25%) R
5 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.81%) C#
6 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.50%) Degree
3 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.63%) PMP
6 1 (0.81%) CISM
6 1 (0.81%) CISSP
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) PMO
1 6 (4.88%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) GDPR
3 2 (1.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.81%) P3O
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) SCCM
2 1 (0.81%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (14.63%) Oracle
2 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.44%) Capita
4 2 (1.63%) Citrix
4 2 (1.63%) Google
4 2 (1.63%) Liquidlogic
5 1 (0.81%) 3PAR
5 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.81%) EMC
5 1 (0.81%) HP
5 1 (0.81%) Northgate
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.81%) SAP
5 1 (0.81%) VMware