The Cabinet Office utilises contingent labour to supply specialist skills and capability not readily available within the Civil Service. As at 22nd May 2018 the breakdown of contingent labour contracted in the Cabinet Office, by length of contract is detailed below.
(a) up to one year
(b) between one and five years
(c) between five and 10 years
(d) over 10 years
These figures refer to all contingent labour who have been contracted in the Cabinet Office for the time period specified at any point during the last a) one year, or b) five years.
Additional information about the numbers and costs of contingent labour working in the Cabinet Office (including temporary staff) is published monthly and 2017/18 statistics are available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cabinet-office-workforce-management-data-2017-to-2018.