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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 103 73
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Contract jobs citing Local Government 5 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.31% 1.41%
As % of the General category 1.19% 0.99% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 10
Median daily rate £380 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £348 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £417
% change year-on-year
- -4.07%
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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
421 606 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.20% 31.19% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 346 334
Median daily rate £413 £390 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
Median hourly rate £24.50 £13.30 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.24% -30.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £9.70 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 19 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Application Discovery
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
4 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
4 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
4 2 (18.18%) Wyse
5 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 (18.18%) NetScaler
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix Expert
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Project Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Governance Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Governance Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Public Sector Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (9.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Application Discovery
3 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) AppSense
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Wyse