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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 28 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Local Government 7 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.52% 7.47% 9.35%
As % of the General category 6.80% 20.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
Median daily rate £305 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 20
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.40 £31.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.32% -10.71%
Local Government
Cheshire

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
103 90 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 51.76% 37.34% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 53 13
Median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £328 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.42 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -55.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Chester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 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 Chester region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) Citrix
3 14 (46.67%) ITIL
3 14 (46.67%) Windows
4 11 (36.67%) SCCM
5 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (30.00%) Migration
6 9 (30.00%) VMware
6 9 (30.00%) Office 365
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (23.33%) DHCP
8 7 (23.33%) DNS
8 7 (23.33%) MCSA
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (23.33%) MCITP
8 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
8 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
10 5 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (16.67%) XenApp
10 5 (16.67%) VPN

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.00%) GeoServer
4 3 (10.00%) IIS
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DHCP
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) SSL
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) Skype
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) GIS
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (10.00%) QGIS
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Applications Developer
2 4 (13.33%) GIS Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) ICT Manager
4 2 (6.67%) ICT Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) ICT Support
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) GIS Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) Ajax
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.33%) Handset
5 1 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (3.33%) LLPG
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (13.33%) Android
5 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (13.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 4 (13.33%) Workflow
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Cash Management
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Open Source
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.33%) Data Management
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (23.33%) MCITP
2 7 (23.33%) MCSA
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) BS7666
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Server
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Citrix
3 9 (30.00%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) AppSense
6 3 (10.00%) Kofax
7 1 (3.33%) Avaya
7 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.33%) Symantec