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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
North West / Manchester
Rank 89 96 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.075% 0.40% 1.31%
As % of the General category 0.24% 1.25% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 15
Median daily rate £550 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.60% -21.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -9.32%

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
413 559 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.80% 31.55% 39.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 328 326
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.89% -0.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £17.81 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.78 £33.70 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) AppSense
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (33.33%) SCCM
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Application Discovery
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
4 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
4 2 (22.22%) Wyse
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix Expert
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Project Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Public Sector Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Application Discovery
3 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) AppSense
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Wyse