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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 21 25 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing Local Government 7 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.64% 2.92% 20.61%
As % of the General category 13.73% 6.94% 61.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 25
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.97% -21.81%
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
51 72 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.77% 42.11% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 47 11
Median daily rate £425 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -58.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) SCCM
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (16.67%) MCSA
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Change Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
1 2 (16.67%) ICT Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) ERP Manager
2 1 (8.33%) ICT Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) ICT Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior ICT Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ERP
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) AppSense
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle