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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
North West / Cheshire
Rank 38 49 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing Local Government 10 28 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.96% 3.01% 6.27%
As % of the General category 4.93% 7.67% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 6
Median daily rate £250 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £425 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 24
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.84 £16.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.02 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £22.45 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-16.75% +4.41%

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
203 365 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.88% 39.21% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 263 192
Median daily rate £401 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £270 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 34
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -10 5 £225 -43.75%
Sandbach - 1 £370 -
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 11 (42.31%) ERP
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (15.38%) Internet
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.54%) BYOD
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (11.54%) MDX
6 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
6 3 (11.54%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) LAN
6 3 (11.54%) WAN

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Academy Housing
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.85%) MPLS
5 1 (3.85%) SSL
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Architect
1 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Business Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Change Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) ICT Manager
3 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Project Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) MDX
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) BYOD
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) LLPG
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ERP
2 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) ETL
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
3 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.85%) Data Management
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (11.54%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
1 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) AppSense
4 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.85%) SAP