The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Manchester region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 75 74 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing Local Government 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.36% 0.073%
As % of the General category 0.71% 1.04% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £419 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.75 £24.98
% change year-on-year
+42.16% -16.91%
General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
423 386 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.31% 35.09% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 183 235
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £8.55 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.62 £18.60 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Local Government
North West

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
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 22 July 2014. 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
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
2 2 (18.18%) IPv4
2 2 (18.18%) EMC
2 2 (18.18%) Nortel
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Avaya
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) BT
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Mitel
2 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) IPv4
1 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Telephony Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
2 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) EMC
1 2 (18.18%) Nortel
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix
1 2 (18.18%) Avaya
1 2 (18.18%) BT
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
1 2 (18.18%) Mitel
2 1 (9.09%) Kaspersky
2 1 (9.09%) SurfControl
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint