The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 100 87 96
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing Local Government 48 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.31% 1.36% 1.19%
As % of the General category 3.75% 4.16% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 9
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£450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 13
Average hourly rate £21.25 £37.50 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £31.60 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £45.00 £54.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.77
% change year-on-year
- +60.77%
Local Government
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1281 986 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.90% 32.61% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 558 400
Average daily rate £413 £390 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +10.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 51
Average hourly rate £24.38 £35.00 £20.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.35% +70.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £45.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Local Government across the North West region.

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the North West region.

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Local Government
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Local Government Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Cheshire -17 22 £450 -5.26%
Manchester +4 16 £426 +13.66% 4
Lancashire +5 3 £350 -34.42%
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 56 (41.18%) Oracle
2 48 (35.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 43 (31.62%) Oracle EBS
4 35 (25.74%) PRINCE2
4 35 (25.74%) Finance
5 27 (19.85%) Migration
6 25 (18.38%) ITIL
7 23 (16.91%) CRM
7 23 (16.91%) Project Management
8 20 (14.71%) SQL
8 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 19 (13.97%) SC Cleared
9 19 (13.97%) Security Cleared
10 17 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (11.76%) Citrix
12 15 (11.03%) Oracle BI EE
13 14 (10.29%) Service Delivery
13 14 (10.29%) SharePoint
14 13 (9.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (8.82%) Data Migration
15 12 (8.82%) Active Directory
16 11 (8.09%) Oracle Payroll
16 11 (8.09%) Change Control
17 10 (7.35%) Project Planning
17 10 (7.35%) MS Visio
17 10 (7.35%) MS Project
18 9 (6.62%) ERP
18 9 (6.62%) Oracle HRMS
18 9 (6.62%) Oracle iRecruitment
18 9 (6.62%) Data Protection

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 14 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.94%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.74%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) Liferay
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Visio
1 10 (7.35%) MS Project
2 7 (5.15%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 48 (35.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 43 (31.62%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (8.09%) Oracle Payroll
4 9 (6.62%) Oracle HRMS
4 9 (6.62%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 4 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.74%) Agresso
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) VLAN
2 6 (4.41%) WAN
2 6 (4.41%) DHCP
3 3 (2.21%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.47%) Wireless
4 2 (1.47%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.47%) MPLS
4 2 (1.47%) DMZ
4 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.74%) LAN
5 1 (0.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.03%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.74%) Ant
General
1 35 (25.74%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Legal
3 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.74%) Publishing
3 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (27.21%) Consultant
2 36 (26.47%) Project Manager
3 34 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 21 (15.44%) Functional Consultant
5 17 (12.50%) Architect
6 16 (11.76%) ICT Project Manager
7 15 (11.03%) Payroll Consultant
7 15 (11.03%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 13 (9.56%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (9.56%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
8 13 (9.56%) E-Business Consultant
9 10 (7.35%) Oracle HR Consultant
9 10 (7.35%) Analyst
10 8 (5.88%) Business Consultant
10 8 (5.88%) Business Analyst
11 7 (5.15%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
11 7 (5.15%) Senior Project Manager
11 7 (5.15%) Senior Manager
12 6 (4.41%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
12 6 (4.41%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.88%) CSS3
1 8 (5.88%) OAuth
1 8 (5.88%) CSS
1 8 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.88%) Open Source
1 8 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.68%) NHS
4 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.47%) iPad
5 2 (1.47%) Life Science
5 2 (1.47%) Handset
5 2 (1.47%) SCORM
5 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.15%) Windows
2 6 (4.41%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.68%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.74%) PRINCE2
2 27 (19.85%) Migration
3 25 (18.38%) ITIL
4 23 (16.91%) CRM
4 23 (16.91%) Project Management
5 17 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (10.29%) Service Delivery
7 12 (8.82%) Data Migration
8 11 (8.09%) Change Control
9 10 (7.35%) Project Planning
10 9 (6.62%) ERP
10 9 (6.62%) Data Protection
11 8 (5.88%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.88%) SOA
11 8 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.15%) TOGAF
12 7 (5.15%) Matrix Management
13 6 (4.41%) Change Management
14 5 (3.68%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.71%) SQL
2 7 (5.15%) C
3 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (13.97%) SC Cleared
1 19 (13.97%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (6.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.15%) CCNA
5 4 (2.94%) ISEB
6 2 (1.47%) MCDST
6 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CCIE
7 1 (0.74%) CCNP
7 1 (0.74%) CCSA
7 1 (0.74%) Degree
7 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.94%) Xen
2 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (41.18%) Oracle
2 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.76%) Citrix
4 7 (5.15%) Cisco
5 4 (2.94%) VMware
5 4 (2.94%) Lotus
5 4 (2.94%) EMC
5 4 (2.94%) Juniper
5 4 (2.94%) SAP
6 3 (2.21%) HP
6 3 (2.21%) Symantec
6 3 (2.21%) McAfee
7 2 (1.47%) Informatica
8 1 (0.74%) Capita
8 1 (0.74%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago