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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 59 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing Local Government 92 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.68% 1.79% 1.60%
As % of the General category 7.32% 5.79% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 7
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£406 £306 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +145.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £25.00 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.81% +57.77%
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
1256 846 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.61% 30.94% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 445 303
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £522 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 57 57
Average hourly rate £18.00 £30.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +96.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £10.80 £6.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +14 49 £400 +37.93% 1
Manchester +6 24 £406 +26.95% 2
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 52 (35.62%) Oracle
2 44 (30.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 40 (27.40%) Oracle EBS
4 33 (22.60%) Finance
4 33 (22.60%) Migration
5 29 (19.86%) PRINCE2
6 28 (19.18%) ITIL
7 27 (18.49%) CRM
8 23 (15.75%) SQL
9 19 (13.01%) Data Protection
9 19 (13.01%) SC Cleared
9 19 (13.01%) Security Cleared
10 18 (12.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 17 (11.64%) Project Management
12 16 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
14 14 (9.59%) Citrix
15 13 (8.90%) SharePoint
16 12 (8.22%) Windows
16 12 (8.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 11 (7.53%) Oracle Payroll
17 11 (7.53%) Data Migration
18 10 (6.85%) Change Control
18 10 (6.85%) MS Project
18 10 (6.85%) MS Visio
18 10 (6.85%) Cisco
19 9 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
19 9 (6.16%) CCNA
19 9 (6.16%) Active Directory
19 9 (6.16%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (8.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.74%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.37%) Lync
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Liferay
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Project
1 10 (6.85%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.79%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 44 (30.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 40 (27.40%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (7.53%) Oracle Payroll
4 8 (5.48%) Oracle HRMS
5 6 (4.11%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.68%) Agresso
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) Office 365
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) VLAN
2 8 (5.48%) WAN
3 7 (4.79%) DHCP
4 5 (3.42%) EIGRP
5 4 (2.74%) MPLS
5 4 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.05%) LAN
6 3 (2.05%) VPN
7 2 (1.37%) SSL
7 2 (1.37%) DMZ
7 2 (1.37%) Firewall
8 1 (0.68%) Wireless
8 1 (0.68%) HSRP
8 1 (0.68%) DNS
8 1 (0.68%) VoIP
8 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.68%) OSPF
8 1 (0.68%) TACACS
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (22.60%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Legal
3 2 (1.37%) Publishing
4 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (24.66%) Consultant
2 34 (23.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 31 (21.23%) Project Manager
4 26 (17.81%) Architect
5 25 (17.12%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (11.64%) Functional Consultant
7 16 (10.96%) Payroll Consultant
8 15 (10.27%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
9 13 (8.90%) Oracle HR Consultant
9 13 (8.90%) Analyst
9 13 (8.90%) ICT Project Manager
10 12 (8.22%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 10 (6.85%) E-Business Consultant
12 9 (6.16%) Business Analyst
13 8 (5.48%) Network Engineer
14 7 (4.79%) Senior Manager
14 7 (4.79%) Senior Project Manager
14 7 (4.79%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
15 6 (4.11%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
16 5 (3.42%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.05%) CSS
1 3 (2.05%) SAML
1 3 (2.05%) OAuth
1 3 (2.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.42%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.42%) NHS
3 4 (2.74%) SCORM
4 3 (2.05%) Life Science
4 3 (2.05%) Open Source
4 3 (2.05%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.05%) Handset
5 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
6 1 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.22%) Windows
2 9 (6.16%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.37%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.37%) Android
4 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.60%) Migration
2 29 (19.86%) PRINCE2
3 28 (19.18%) ITIL
4 27 (18.49%) CRM
5 19 (13.01%) Data Protection
6 17 (11.64%) Project Management
7 16 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (7.53%) Data Migration
9 10 (6.85%) Change Control
10 9 (6.16%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.48%) ERP
11 8 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.48%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.48%) Matrix Management
12 7 (4.79%) TOGAF
13 6 (4.11%) Project Planning
14 5 (3.42%) Change Management
14 5 (3.42%) Identity Management
15 4 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
15 4 (2.74%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.75%) SQL
2 7 (4.79%) C
3 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (13.01%) SC Cleared
1 19 (13.01%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (6.16%) CCNA
3 9 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.11%) VCP4
5 4 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.74%) ISEB
6 3 (2.05%) CCNP
7 2 (1.37%) CCIE
7 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.37%) CCSA
8 1 (0.68%) MCDST
8 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.74%) Xen
4 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.48%) SCCM
2 3 (2.05%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 52 (35.62%) Oracle
2 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.59%) Citrix
4 10 (6.85%) Cisco
5 5 (3.42%) VMware
6 4 (2.74%) Juniper
6 4 (2.74%) Lotus
6 4 (2.74%) EMC
6 4 (2.74%) SAP
7 3 (2.05%) Symantec
7 3 (2.05%) McAfee
7 3 (2.05%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.37%) AppSense
9 1 (0.68%) Civica
9 1 (0.68%) Capita
9 1 (0.68%) Trapeze
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