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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 62 67 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -33
Contract jobs citing Local Government 10 8 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.25% 0.69% 4.08%
As % of the General category 3.83% 1.69% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Median daily rate £300 £388 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -22.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 27
Median hourly rate - £19.92 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.97% -21.81%
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
261 474 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.63% 40.76% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 322 165
Median daily rate £400 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £325 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 38
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.09 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.08% -8.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +4 7 £300 -29.41%
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) SCCM
3 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) Office 365
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
3 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) MCSA
4 2 (10.00%) MS Excel

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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.00%) Academy Housing
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) ICT Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ICT Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) ERP Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ICT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) ICT Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior ICT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) MDX
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) ERP
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Case Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) ETL
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) BPR
4 1 (5.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (10.00%) MCITP
1 2 (10.00%) MCSA
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) AppSense