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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 67 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing Local Government 21 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.90% 3.94% 3.91%
As % of the General category 4.61% 9.59% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 1
Median daily rate £275 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 30
Median hourly rate £25.02 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.01% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.02 £14.67 £24.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £55.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.72% -
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
456 417 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.30% 41.04% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 241 139
Median daily rate £425 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.17 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% -59.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £21.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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 -11 13 £300 -33.33%
Crewe +3 1 £300 -
Sandbach - 1 £275 -
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) ITIL
3 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 16 (29.63%) Citrix
4 14 (25.93%) Change Management
5 13 (24.07%) Windows
6 11 (20.37%) PRINCE2
6 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
6 11 (20.37%) SQL
6 11 (20.37%) Oracle
6 11 (20.37%) Migration
6 11 (20.37%) Mobile App
7 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (18.52%) SCCM
7 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 9 (16.67%) Office 365
9 8 (14.81%) .NET
9 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (14.81%) Juniper
9 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.81%) VMware
9 8 (14.81%) GIS
10 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.96%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (12.96%) Ajax
10 7 (12.96%) DNS
10 7 (12.96%) C#
10 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET

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 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.96%) GeoServer
3 5 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.26%) Skype for Business
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Project
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) DHCP
1 7 (12.96%) DNS
2 6 (11.11%) WAN
3 5 (9.26%) LAN
3 5 (9.26%) VPN
4 4 (7.41%) Firewall
4 4 (7.41%) SSL
4 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.85%) SAN
5 1 (1.85%) Skype
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) GIS
3 7 (12.96%) QGIS
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.85%) MSI
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 9 (16.67%) ICT Manager
4 8 (14.81%) Applications Developer
4 8 (14.81%) GIS Developer
4 8 (14.81%) ICT Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Migration Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior ICT Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.56%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.56%) GIS Officer
7 3 (5.56%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) Ajax
2 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
2 7 (12.96%) jQuery
3 2 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.85%) Handset
6 1 (1.85%) iPad
6 1 (1.85%) LLPG
6 1 (1.85%) PKI
6 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.41%) Android
3 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) ITIL
2 14 (25.93%) Change Management
3 11 (20.37%) Migration
3 11 (20.37%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (11.11%) ERP
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (9.26%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.26%) Open Source
7 5 (9.26%) Project Management
7 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.41%) Change Control
8 4 (7.41%) Matrix Management
8 4 (7.41%) Workflow
9 3 (5.56%) Cash Management
9 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) C#
2 7 (12.96%) Python
3 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.41%) C
5 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (12.96%) MCITP
2 7 (12.96%) MCSA
3 5 (9.26%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 2 (3.70%) CCNP
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CCIE
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) ECDL
6 1 (1.85%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) BS7666
1 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.63%) Citrix
3 11 (20.37%) Oracle
4 8 (14.81%) Juniper
4 8 (14.81%) VMware
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco
6 3 (5.56%) AppSense
6 3 (5.56%) Kofax
7 1 (1.85%) Avaya
7 1 (1.85%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec