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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 54 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs citing Local Government 46 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.44% 0.68% 0.084%
As % of the General category 5.74% 2.05% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
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£421 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.20% +45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.77 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £21.23 £22.88
% change year-on-year
-18.79% -7.19%
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
801 438 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.52% 33.18% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 251 195
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 23
Average hourly rate £33.64 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £12.77 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.00 £17.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Oldham +2 2 £275 -
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 40 (66.67%) Oracle
2 31 (51.67%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (51.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (41.67%) Finance
4 24 (40.00%) SQL
5 22 (36.67%) Migration
6 18 (30.00%) CRM
6 18 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 13 (21.67%) Data Migration
8 10 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll
8 10 (16.67%) Project Management
9 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database
10 8 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (13.33%) Office 365
10 8 (13.33%) Xen
10 8 (13.33%) Data Protection
10 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
10 8 (13.33%) SCCM
10 8 (13.33%) Lotus
10 8 (13.33%) EMC
10 8 (13.33%) Citrix
10 8 (13.33%) IBM Notes
10 8 (13.33%) SAP
10 8 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (13.33%) VMware
11 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (13.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 31 (51.67%) Oracle EBS
1 31 (51.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.67%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (56.67%) Consultant
2 27 (45.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 17 (28.33%) Functional Consultant
4 13 (21.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 13 (21.67%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 11 (18.33%) Payroll Consultant
6 10 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
7 9 (15.00%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
7 9 (15.00%) Project Manager
8 8 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (13.33%) Business Consultant
8 8 (13.33%) Architect
9 7 (11.67%) E-Business Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Transformation Project Manager
11 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 2 (3.33%) Programme Manager
11 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
11 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.67%) Clustering
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Migration
2 18 (30.00%) CRM
3 13 (21.67%) Data Migration
4 10 (16.67%) Project Management
5 8 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 8 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
7 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.33%) BPR
9 3 (5.00%) ITIL
9 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.33%) Information Management
10 2 (3.33%) Change Management
10 2 (3.33%) ITSM
10 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.33%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.33%) Project Planning
11 1 (1.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (13.33%) Xen
1 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.33%) SAP
3 8 (13.33%) EMC
3 8 (13.33%) Citrix
3 8 (13.33%) Lotus
3 8 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) HP