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 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 24 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing Local Government 13 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.70% 10.53% 11.55%
As % of the General category 13.54% 25.74% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 0
Median daily rate £300 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.06% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 29
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.60 £24.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £55.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.72% -
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
96 101 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 49.48% 40.89% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 60 21
Median daily rate £373 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £328 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 29
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.81 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -57.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £14.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%

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 2 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Chester region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Local Government Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 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 21 (50.00%) ITIL
2 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 16 (38.10%) Citrix
4 13 (30.95%) Windows
5 11 (26.19%) Migration
6 10 (23.81%) Oracle
6 10 (23.81%) SCCM
6 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 9 (21.43%) Office 365
7 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 8 (19.05%) SQL
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (19.05%) VMware
8 8 (19.05%) Change Management
9 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 7 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (16.67%) MCITP
9 7 (16.67%) DNS
9 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 7 (16.67%) DHCP
9 7 (16.67%) MCSA
10 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 6 (14.29%) Juniper
10 6 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.90%) Oracle EBS

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 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) Skype for Business
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (7.14%) GeoServer
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.76%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) DHCP
1 7 (16.67%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) VPN
3 4 (9.52%) SSL
3 4 (9.52%) WAN
4 3 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall
5 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security
6 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.38%) SAN
6 1 (2.38%) Skype
6 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) GIS
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (7.14%) QGIS
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) ICT Manager
1 8 (19.05%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) ICT Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Migration Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Senior ICT Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Applications Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) GIS Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) Ajax
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.14%) jQuery
3 2 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Handset
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) LLPG
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.52%) Android
3 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) ITIL
2 11 (26.19%) Migration
3 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 8 (19.05%) Change Management
5 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) ERP
6 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
6 4 (9.52%) Workflow
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.14%) Cash Management
7 3 (7.14%) Open Source
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Change Control
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Service Management
8 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) C
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (16.67%) MCITP
2 7 (16.67%) MCSA
3 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CCIE
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) ECDL
6 1 (2.38%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) BS7666
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (38.10%) Citrix
3 10 (23.81%) Oracle
4 8 (19.05%) VMware
5 6 (14.29%) Juniper
6 3 (7.14%) AppSense
6 3 (7.14%) Kofax
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco
8 1 (2.38%) Avaya
8 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec