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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
North West / Lancashire
Rank 42 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.39% - 1.33%
As % of the General category 1.89% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £400 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.40 £23.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-30.94% +41.07%

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
53 86 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.87% 22.63% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 56 50
Median daily rate £350 £438 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.13% +30.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £256 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £615 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 6
Median hourly rate £49.50 £40.90 £25.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.02% +57.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £37.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £69.07 £35.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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 - 1 £400 -
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft