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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 47 29 46
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs citing Local Government 28 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.98% 5.78% 3.22%
As % of the General category 7.78% 12.83% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 5
Average daily rate £400 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £310 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 24
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -47.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £14.35 £23.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.50 £44.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -42.95%
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
360 343 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.26% 45.07% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 201 182
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -52.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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
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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 25 £400 +29.03% 1
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 25 (53.19%) ITIL
2 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
4 15 (31.91%) Citrix
5 14 (29.79%) Windows
6 12 (25.53%) Oracle
6 12 (25.53%) Migration
7 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
8 10 (21.28%) SQL
8 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
9 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
9 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (19.15%) Change Management
9 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
9 9 (19.15%) Office 365
10 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (17.02%) SCCM
10 8 (17.02%) VMware
10 8 (17.02%) Juniper
11 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
11 7 (14.89%) DHCP
11 7 (14.89%) DNS
11 7 (14.89%) MCSA
11 7 (14.89%) MCITP
11 7 (14.89%) Project Planning
11 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
11 7 (14.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (12.77%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.26%) IIS
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Office 365
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) DHCP
1 7 (14.89%) DNS
2 6 (12.77%) VPN
2 6 (12.77%) WAN
3 5 (10.64%) LAN
4 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 4 (8.51%) SSL
4 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.26%) Wireless
6 1 (2.13%) Network Security
6 1 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.13%) SAN
6 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.13%) MSI
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) ICT Manager
1 11 (23.40%) Project Manager
2 10 (21.28%) ICT Project Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Senior ICT Project Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Migration Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.38%) PMO Coordinator
6 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.26%) Handset
5 2 (4.26%) iPad
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) PKI
6 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.51%) Android
4 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) Migration
3 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
4 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
5 9 (19.15%) Change Management
6 7 (14.89%) Project Planning
7 6 (12.77%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (10.64%) ERP
9 4 (8.51%) Change Control
9 4 (8.51%) Workflow
10 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.38%) Cash Management
10 3 (6.38%) Service Management
11 2 (4.26%) CRM
11 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
11 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
11 2 (4.26%) Project Governance
11 2 (4.26%) Project Management
11 2 (4.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.51%) C
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (14.89%) MCITP
2 7 (14.89%) MCSA
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.26%) CCNA
4 2 (4.26%) CCNP
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCDST
5 1 (2.13%) CCIE
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.91%) Citrix
3 12 (25.53%) Oracle
4 8 (17.02%) Juniper
4 8 (17.02%) VMware
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco
6 3 (6.38%) Kofax
7 2 (4.26%) AppSense
7 2 (4.26%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.26%) Symantec
8 1 (2.13%) Avaya
Chester, Cheshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £20 - 35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago