The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 5 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.38% 19.20% 16.67%
As % of the General category 14.71% 30.38% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 5
Median daily rate £225 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 19
Median hourly rate £33.78 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.11% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £16.84 £15.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.76 £35.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £22.45 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-16.75% +4.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

General Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
34 79 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.56% 63.20% 61.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 49
Median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 24
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +43.23%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Local Government across the Chester region.

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Chester region.

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 7 (41.18%) ERP
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) MDX
3 3 (17.65%) Matrix Management
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Business Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Change Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) ICT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) ERP Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) BYOD
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) LLPG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ERP
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) ETL
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Matrix Management
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) SAP