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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 99 83 76
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing Local Government 7 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 1.17% 0.87%
As % of the General category 1.31% 2.78% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £325 £311 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £195 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £489 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.97% -21.81%
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
536 792 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.45% 42.19% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 437 275
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £13.05 £12.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.76% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.40 £9.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

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
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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Stockport - 1 £300 -
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix
1 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
1 3 (21.43%) AppSense
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) XenApp
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Application Discovery
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 2 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
2 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Wyse
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 2 (14.29%) BPR

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix Expert
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Public Sector Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Governance Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Governance Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Public Sector Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
3 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Application Discovery
1 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 2 (14.29%) BPR
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Case Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (21.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) AppSense
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Wyse