The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% - -
As % of the General category 0.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Local Government
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
243 209 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.07% 35.07% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 109 89
Average daily rate £378 £363 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £6.84 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.93% -16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Local Government across the Birmingham region.

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Birmingham region.

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government.

1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Payroll Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Service Performance Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (16.67%) BMC
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy