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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 9 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Local Government 11 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.40% 15.04% 21.49%
As % of the General category 20.00% 26.67% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 2
Median daily rate £450 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 23
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.99 £25.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year
-28.03% +47.73%
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
55 75 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 47.01% 56.39% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 57 18
Median daily rate £408 £475 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.21% +28.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 23
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £18.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +12.00%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 7 (53.85%) ERP
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Matrix Management
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) MDX
3 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server

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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Change Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Commercial Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) ERP Architect
3 1 (7.69%) ERP Manager
3 1 (7.69%) HR Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) HR Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ICT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) ICT Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) BYOD
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ERP
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Matrix Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP