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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 43 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Local Government 15 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.26% 2.60% 4.50%
As % of the General category 6.20% 5.82% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 4
Median daily rate £450 £413 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +43.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £25.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-24.30% +48.50%
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
242 447 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.39% 44.70% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 345 177
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £549 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +17.10%

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 5 December 2016.

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
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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 11 £450 +9.09%
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) ERP
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Internet
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 3 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) BYOD
5 2 (9.52%) MDX
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (9.52%) Finance
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) LAN

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 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Academy Housing
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Change Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) ICT Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Domain Architect
4 1 (4.76%) ERP Architect
4 1 (4.76%) ERP Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) BYOD
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ERP
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) ETL
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.76%) BPR
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) AppSense
4 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.76%) SAP