The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 35 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Local Government 35 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.87% 3.09% 2.78%
As % of the General category 11.01% 7.43% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 20
Average hourly rate £18.07 £34.06 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.95% -0.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.26 £25.04 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £44.90 £55.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +62.73%
Local Government
North West

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

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
318 377 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.29% 41.66% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 190 176
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 31
Average hourly rate £16.84 £34.53 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.24% +101.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £43.64 £45.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Local Government Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +11 19 £501 +17.76%
Warrington - 11 - -
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 18 (26.09%) Oracle
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 17 (24.64%) ITIL
3 16 (23.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (21.74%) CRM
5 14 (20.29%) Windows
6 12 (17.39%) VLAN
7 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
7 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
7 11 (15.94%) Cisco
7 11 (15.94%) Citrix
8 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (14.49%) CCNA
8 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
8 10 (14.49%) SQL
9 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
10 8 (11.59%) Migration
10 8 (11.59%) LAN
10 8 (11.59%) WAN
10 8 (11.59%) DHCP
11 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
12 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
12 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.70%) Data Migration
12 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.90%) Lync
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Project
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (23.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) VLAN
2 8 (11.59%) LAN
2 8 (11.59%) WAN
2 8 (11.59%) DHCP
3 4 (5.80%) Firewall
3 4 (5.80%) MPLS
3 4 (5.80%) EIGRP
3 4 (5.80%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.35%) VPN
5 2 (2.90%) SAN
5 2 (2.90%) DNS
5 2 (2.90%) SSL
6 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) DMZ
6 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Legal
3 2 (2.90%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Consultant
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 10 (14.49%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.59%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Network Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Payroll Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) E-Business Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Functional Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) ICT Project Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Digital Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Coordinator
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) SCORM
2 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.35%) Handset
3 2 (2.90%) PKI
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) Android
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) ITIL
2 15 (21.74%) CRM
3 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (11.59%) Migration
5 6 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.25%) Change Control
6 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.25%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.80%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (5.80%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.80%) Change Management
7 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.80%) Information Architecture
8 3 (4.35%) Project Management
8 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.35%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.90%) Matrix Management
9 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.49%) CCNA
3 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (5.80%) CCSA
4 4 (5.80%) CCIE
4 4 (5.80%) CCNP
5 3 (4.35%) ISEB
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.45%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.80%) XenApp
3 2 (2.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCOM
2 4 (5.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) Cisco
2 11 (15.94%) Citrix
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) Juniper
4 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.35%) Symantec
5 3 (4.35%) McAfee
6 2 (2.90%) AppSense
7 1 (1.45%) Trapeze
7 1 (1.45%) Civica
7 1 (1.45%) Capita
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