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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 37 41 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +22
Contract jobs citing Local Government 30 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.80% 3.85% 1.41%
As % of the General category 10.42% 8.53% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£488 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.42% +12.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 12
Average hourly rate £31.56 £31.56 £43.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.73 £20.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.21 £24.98
% change year-on-year
+18.48% -7.06%
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
288 422 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.46% 45.18% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 223 226
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 13
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.28 £22.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £48.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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
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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
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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
Warrington - 6 - -
Crewe - - - -
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 24 (40.00%) Windows
2 22 (36.67%) ITIL
3 19 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (30.00%) Citrix
5 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 15 (25.00%) Oracle
6 15 (25.00%) LAN
6 15 (25.00%) WAN
6 15 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (23.33%) Finance
7 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
8 13 (21.67%) Oracle EBS R12
8 13 (21.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
8 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
8 13 (21.67%) CRM
8 13 (21.67%) SQL
9 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (16.67%) VLAN
10 9 (15.00%) SCOM
10 9 (15.00%) Cisco
10 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (13.33%) Change Management
11 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.33%) SCCM
12 7 (11.67%) XenApp
12 7 (11.67%) Oracle Payroll
13 6 (10.00%) McAfee
13 6 (10.00%) VMware
13 6 (10.00%) Firewall

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.67%) Lync
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) LAN
1 15 (25.00%) WAN
2 10 (16.67%) VLAN
3 6 (10.00%) Firewall
4 5 (8.33%) SAN
5 4 (6.67%) DHCP
5 4 (6.67%) DNS
6 3 (5.00%) VPN
7 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.33%) Wireless
8 1 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.67%) LDAP
8 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Legal
2 1 (1.67%) Publishing
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.67%) Consultant
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Payroll Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) ICT Project Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Network Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (3.33%) Business Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
1 2 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) PKI
2 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Handset
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) CESG
3 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.33%) iPad
3 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
3 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) UNIX
6 2 (3.33%) AIX
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.67%) Android
7 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) ITIL
2 19 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (21.67%) CRM
4 8 (13.33%) Change Management
5 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.33%) Migration
6 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.67%) Matrix Management
6 4 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.33%) Information Architecture
8 2 (3.33%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.33%) Master Data Management
8 2 (3.33%) Test Planning
8 2 (3.33%) Data Management
8 2 (3.33%) Service Management
8 2 (3.33%) ERP
8 2 (3.33%) SOA
8 2 (3.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) CCSA
2 6 (10.00%) CCIE
2 6 (10.00%) CCNP
2 6 (10.00%) CCNA
2 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.00%) ISEB
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) XenApp
3 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) vSphere
4 3 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) SCOM
2 8 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Citrix
2 15 (25.00%) Oracle
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco
4 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.00%) McAfee
5 6 (10.00%) VMware
5 6 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (6.67%) Symantec
7 2 (3.33%) Juniper
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