The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 73 82 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Local Government 25 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.52% 0.51% 1.04%
As % of the General category 3.67% 1.55% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +128.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £365 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £82.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £33.28 £24.95
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +33.37%
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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
681 452 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.37% 32.68% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 247 161
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 19
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.30 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.44% +52.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £11.69 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £96.00 £78.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
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Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government.

1 15 (38.46%) Oracle
2 13 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 12 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (30.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (28.21%) Finance
4 11 (28.21%) Migration
5 10 (25.64%) Project Management
6 8 (20.51%) Data Protection
7 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
7 7 (17.95%) SQL
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.82%) Oracle Payroll
10 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
10 4 (10.26%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (10.26%) Legal
10 4 (10.26%) Citrix
10 4 (10.26%) CRM
11 3 (7.69%) IBM Notes
11 3 (7.69%) WAN
11 3 (7.69%) ITIL
11 3 (7.69%) SAP
11 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (7.69%) Lotus
11 3 (7.69%) VMware
11 3 (7.69%) EMC
11 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.56%) Liferay
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (2.56%) Agresso
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 10 (25.64%) Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Architect
3 9 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (23.08%) Functional Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) E-Business Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Payroll Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Business Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle HR Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Change Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
1 1 (2.56%) SAML
1 1 (2.56%) CSS3
1 1 (2.56%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Life Science
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Statistics
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 11 (28.21%) Migration
3 10 (25.64%) Project Management
4 8 (20.51%) Data Protection
5 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.26%) CRM
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) Information Management
8 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.13%) Time Management
8 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.13%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.69%) Xen
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 3 (7.69%) Lotus
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) EMC
5 2 (5.13%) HP
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