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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 77 72 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Contract jobs citing Local Government 11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.80% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the General category 2.38% 1.17% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.77 - £16.87
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 - £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 - £19.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.11 £24.06
% change year-on-year
+5.34% +8.52%
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
463 427 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.70% 35.12% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 190 289
Average daily rate £400 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 25
Average hourly rate £12.89 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.37% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.76 £11.85 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 September 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 -4 1 - -
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
5 1 (7.14%) User Experience
5 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (7.14%) Life Science
5 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Handset
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) NHS
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Finance

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) Handset
1 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (7.14%) Life Science
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
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