Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 250 427 474
Rank change year-on-year +177 +47 -37
Contract jobs citing Local Government 167 179 167
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.45% 0.37%
As % of the General category 1.90% 0.97% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 129 91
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £200 £234 £293
90th Percentile £538 £575 £593
England median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 22
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.45 £23.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.96% -12.85% -2.25%
10th Percentile £20.10 £18.91 £14.60
90th Percentile £56.00 £25.28 £35.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £22.21
% change year-on-year +18.92% -16.70% +11.75%

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 8,787 18,439 21,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.38% 45.95% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,072 12,811 15,431
Median daily rate £525 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.06% +0.90%
10th Percentile £328 £345 £313
90th Percentile £738 £700 £700
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 218 289
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.34 £24.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.01% -14.37% +14.57%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.26 £13.46
90th Percentile £54.25 £52.50 £53.75
Median hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £22.65
% change year-on-year +13.04% +1.55% +5.26%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +123 21 £425 -7.21% 1
East London +36 17 £300 - 4
West London +35 11 £433 +8.13%
South London +30 4 £288 -39.47%
North London +17 3 £380 -13.09% 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 75 (44.91%) Public Sector
2 27 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (14.97%) Migration
4 24 (14.37%) Project Delivery
5 23 (13.77%) Project Management
5 23 (13.77%) Microsoft
5 23 (13.77%) CRM
6 22 (13.17%) SQL
7 15 (8.98%) PRINCE2
7 15 (8.98%) Dynamics CRM
8 14 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (8.38%) Azure
9 13 (7.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (7.78%) SharePoint
9 13 (7.78%) Data Migration
10 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
10 12 (7.19%) Finance
11 11 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (6.59%) Oracle
11 11 (6.59%) Java
11 11 (6.59%) Dynamics 365
12 10 (5.99%) JavaScript
12 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (5.99%) Windows
12 10 (5.99%) Usability Testing
12 10 (5.99%) Degree
12 10 (5.99%) Business Analysis
13 9 (5.39%) Security Cleared
13 9 (5.39%) ITIL
13 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel

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 13 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) Jadu
3 1 (0.60%) SAS
3 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.20%) Chatbot
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (8.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.60%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.60%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.60%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.60%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.60%) OPENContractor
4 1 (0.60%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.38%) Azure
2 11 (6.59%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (5.39%) Power Platform
4 4 (2.40%) AWS
4 4 (2.40%) Office 365
5 3 (1.80%) Serverless
6 1 (0.60%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) Intranet
1 2 (1.20%) LAN
1 2 (1.20%) VoIP
1 2 (1.20%) WAN
2 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.60%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (0.60%) DHCP
2 1 (0.60%) DNS
2 1 (0.60%) Firewall
2 1 (0.60%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.39%) Power BI
3 8 (4.79%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.59%) MySQL
6 5 (2.99%) GIS
7 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.20%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.20%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (0.60%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.60%) MSI
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
General
1 75 (44.91%) Public Sector
2 12 (7.19%) Finance
3 3 (1.80%) Housing Association
4 2 (1.20%) Back Office
4 2 (1.20%) Legal
4 2 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.60%) Police
5 1 (0.60%) Social Science
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (18.56%) Project Manager
2 27 (16.17%) Analyst
3 19 (11.38%) Business Analyst
4 16 (9.58%) Developer
5 12 (7.19%) Consultant
6 11 (6.59%) User Researcher
7 8 (4.79%) Programme Manager
8 6 (3.59%) Architect
8 6 (3.59%) Salesforce Developer
9 4 (2.40%) CRM Consultant
9 4 (2.40%) CRM Manager
9 4 (2.40%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.40%) Digital Project Manager
9 4 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 4 (2.40%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (2.40%) Technical Architect
10 3 (1.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (1.80%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (1.80%) Service Manager
10 3 (1.80%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.59%) Visualforce
2 5 (2.99%) .NET
2 5 (2.99%) J2EE
3 4 (2.40%) CSS
3 4 (2.40%) HTML
4 2 (1.20%) RESTful
4 2 (1.20%) Sass
4 2 (1.20%) Web Services
5 1 (0.60%) Ajax
5 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.60%) CSS3
5 1 (0.60%) HTML5
5 1 (0.60%) jQuery
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.60%) React
5 1 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.60%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (4.79%) User Experience
2 5 (2.99%) NHS
3 4 (2.40%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.80%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.80%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.20%) LLPG
5 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.60%) CESG
6 1 (0.60%) CMDB
6 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) Photography
6 1 (0.60%) Social Media
6 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.99%) Windows
2 7 (4.19%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.60%) Unix
3 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.97%) Migration
3 24 (14.37%) Project Delivery
4 23 (13.77%) CRM
4 23 (13.77%) Project Management
5 15 (8.98%) PRINCE2
6 14 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (7.78%) Data Migration
7 13 (7.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 11 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.99%) Business Analysis
9 10 (5.99%) Usability Testing
10 9 (5.39%) ITIL
11 8 (4.79%) Visualisation
12 7 (4.19%) Case Management
12 7 (4.19%) Computer Science
12 7 (4.19%) Data Cleansing
12 7 (4.19%) Programme Management
12 7 (4.19%) SDLC
13 6 (3.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.17%) SQL
2 11 (6.59%) Java
3 10 (5.99%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.59%) Apex Code
5 5 (2.99%) Python
6 3 (1.80%) PHP
6 3 (1.80%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.80%) VBA
7 2 (1.20%) C#
8 1 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (5.99%) Degree
2 9 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (1.20%) CISSP
5 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.60%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.60%) MySQL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.60%) PMP
6 1 (0.60%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.80%) PMO
3 2 (1.20%) GDPR
3 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.20%) NCSC
3 2 (1.20%) RMADS
3 2 (1.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.20%) Docker
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.59%) SCCM
2 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.60%) SCOM
3 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.59%) Oracle
3 7 (4.19%) Northgate
3 7 (4.19%) SAP
4 6 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.99%) Liquidlogic
5 5 (2.99%) VMware
6 3 (1.80%) Cisco
6 3 (1.80%) Civica
7 2 (1.20%) Avaya
7 2 (1.20%) Capita
7 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.60%) Citrix
8 1 (0.60%) Comino
8 1 (0.60%) Google
8 1 (0.60%) Lagan
8 1 (0.60%) Meridio
8 1 (0.60%) Tableau