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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 59 79 77
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing Local Government 39 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.41% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the General category 6.04% 0.92% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 4
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£418 - £419
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.76 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +32.53%
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
646 433 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.90% 34.15% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 252 188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.98 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.71% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 27 July 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 27 July 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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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 0 1 £275 -
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 43 (67.19%) Oracle
2 31 (48.44%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (48.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (39.06%) SQL
4 24 (37.50%) Finance
5 22 (34.38%) Migration
6 17 (26.56%) CRM
6 17 (26.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
7 13 (20.31%) PRINCE2
8 12 (18.75%) Citrix
8 12 (18.75%) Oracle Database
9 11 (17.19%) Xen
9 11 (17.19%) SCCM
9 11 (17.19%) Office 365
9 11 (17.19%) Data Protection
9 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
9 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (17.19%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (17.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (17.19%) VMware
9 11 (17.19%) Project Management
9 11 (17.19%) EMC
9 11 (17.19%) Lotus
9 11 (17.19%) IBM Notes
9 11 (17.19%) SAP
10 10 (15.63%) Data Migration
11 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
11 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
11 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 11 (17.19%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (1.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Project
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 31 (48.44%) Oracle EBS
1 31 (48.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.56%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) WAN
2 1 (1.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
General
1 24 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Consultant
2 25 (39.06%) Oracle Consultant
3 16 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
4 12 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (18.75%) Architect
4 12 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 12 (18.75%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 11 (17.19%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Payroll Consultant
7 7 (10.94%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
7 7 (10.94%) E-Business Consultant
8 6 (9.38%) Business Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Transformation Project Manager
10 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Change Project Manager
10 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Business Project Manager
10 2 (3.13%) Business Manager
10 2 (3.13%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) CSS
1 1 (1.56%) XML
1 1 (1.56%) SAML
1 1 (1.56%) OAuth
1 1 (1.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Clustering
3 1 (1.56%) Life Science
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Migration
2 17 (26.56%) CRM
3 13 (20.31%) PRINCE2
4 11 (17.19%) Project Management
4 11 (17.19%) Data Protection
4 11 (17.19%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (15.63%) Data Migration
6 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.69%) BPR
8 3 (4.69%) ITIL
9 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.13%) Change Management
9 2 (3.13%) ITSM
9 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.13%) Information Management
9 2 (3.13%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft App-V
1 11 (17.19%) Xen
1 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (67.19%) Oracle
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.75%) Citrix
4 11 (17.19%) Lotus
4 11 (17.19%) VMware
4 11 (17.19%) SAP
4 11 (17.19%) EMC
5 2 (3.13%) HP
5 2 (3.13%) Business Objects