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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 36 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing Local Government 5 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.23% 6.70% 11.18%
As % of the General category 4.20% 18.42% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Median daily rate £305 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £361 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.57% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 17
Median hourly rate - £28.13 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £19.97 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.93% -36.61%
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
119 76 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 53.13% 36.36% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 43 17
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) Citrix
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) ITIL
5 9 (45.00%) SCCM
6 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (35.00%) VMware
7 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (35.00%) Office 365
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (30.00%) Migration
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) MCSA
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (25.00%) DHCP
9 5 (25.00%) DNS
9 5 (25.00%) XenApp
9 5 (25.00%) MCITP
9 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (20.00%) SCOM
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
10 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (20.00%) .NET

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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.00%) GeoServer
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DHCP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) GIS
3 3 (15.00%) QGIS
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (10.00%) Spatial Data
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
1 4 (20.00%) GIS Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) ICT Manager
3 2 (10.00%) ICT Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) GIS Support
4 1 (5.00%) ICT Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Rollout Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior ICT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Ajax
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.00%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.00%) Android
6 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.00%) Python
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 5 (25.00%) MCITP
1 5 (25.00%) MCSA
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) BS7666
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Citrix
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) AppSense
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec