The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 42 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Local Government 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.72% 0.68% 1.35%
As % of the General category 2.68% 3.75% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £258 £350 £534
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% -34.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £320 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £430 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.40 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -
Local Government
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

General Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
112 80 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.99% 18.22% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 50 67
Median daily rate £425 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £252 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £599 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 8
Median hourly rate £27.00 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £41.89 £26.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Local Government across the Lancashire region.

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Lancashire region.

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +5 3 £258 -35.62%
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Implementation Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle