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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 128 114 95
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Contract jobs citing Local Government 34 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 1.21% 1.33%
As % of the General category 2.64% 3.48% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 13
Median daily rate £325 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £312 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 20
Median hourly rate £22.54 £21.11 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% -41.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.40 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -
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
1290 1293 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.64% 34.68% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 718 561
Median daily rate £400 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £288 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 39
Median hourly rate £26.06 £26.33 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -24.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £14.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £59.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -14 15 £300 -33.33%
Manchester -15 14 £450 +5.57% 8
Lancashire +3 3 £258 -26.42% 1
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.40%) ITIL
3 19 (26.03%) Active Directory
3 19 (26.03%) Citrix
4 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (23.29%) Windows
6 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
7 15 (20.55%) Scrum
8 11 (15.07%) SQL
8 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
8 11 (15.07%) SCCM
8 11 (15.07%) Mobile App
9 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
9 10 (13.70%) .NET
9 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
9 10 (13.70%) VMware
9 10 (13.70%) Finance
9 10 (13.70%) Change Management
10 9 (12.33%) Project Management
10 9 (12.33%) Migration
10 9 (12.33%) Oracle
10 9 (12.33%) Java
10 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
10 9 (12.33%) Web Services
10 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (12.33%) Office 365
10 9 (12.33%) Hyper-V
10 9 (12.33%) TDD
10 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (9.59%) GeoServer
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.85%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.48%) Confluence
5 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.11%) IIS
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.11%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) MS Project
4 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Payroll
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (12.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) DHCP
1 7 (9.59%) DNS
1 7 (9.59%) VPN
2 5 (6.85%) SSL
3 4 (5.48%) LAN
3 4 (5.48%) WAN
3 4 (5.48%) Wireless
4 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.74%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (2.74%) SAN
5 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.37%) Firewall
6 1 (1.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) GIS
3 7 (9.59%) QGIS
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) JIRA
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.74%) MSI
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Back Office
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Developer
2 8 (10.96%) Analyst
2 8 (10.96%) Applications Developer
2 8 (10.96%) GIS Developer
2 8 (10.96%) Project Manager
3 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
3 5 (6.85%) Software Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) IT Trainer
4 4 (5.48%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Trainer
4 4 (5.48%) UX Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Consultant
5 3 (4.11%) GIS Officer
5 3 (4.11%) ICT Manager
5 3 (4.11%) ICT Project Manager
5 3 (4.11%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (4.11%) ITIL Project Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
2 9 (12.33%) Java EE
2 9 (12.33%) Web Services
3 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET
4 7 (9.59%) Ajax
4 7 (9.59%) jQuery
5 4 (5.48%) CSS
5 4 (5.48%) CSS3
5 4 (5.48%) HTML
5 4 (5.48%) HTML5
6 3 (4.11%) XML
7 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.37%) OpenLayers
7 1 (1.37%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.59%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.85%) User Experience
5 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.48%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.48%) e-Learning
6 3 (4.11%) Handset
6 3 (4.11%) iPad
7 2 (2.74%) PKI
8 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.37%) LLPG
8 1 (1.37%) NHS
8 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.48%) Android
5 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) ITIL
2 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.55%) Scrum
4 10 (13.70%) Change Management
5 9 (12.33%) Migration
5 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
5 9 (12.33%) Project Management
5 9 (12.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
5 9 (12.33%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (12.33%) TDD
6 7 (9.59%) Service Management
7 6 (8.22%) Case Management
7 6 (8.22%) Workflow
8 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.85%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (6.85%) Open Source
9 4 (5.48%) OOD
9 4 (5.48%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.07%) SQL
3 9 (12.33%) Java
4 8 (10.96%) C#
5 7 (9.59%) Python
6 6 (8.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) PHP
7 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.96%) DV Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (9.59%) MCITP
3 7 (9.59%) MCSA
4 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.11%) MCDST
6 2 (2.74%) Degree
6 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) BS7666
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.85%) XenApp
4 2 (2.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.74%) VMware Server
4 2 (2.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) SCCM
2 4 (5.48%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.03%) Citrix
3 10 (13.70%) VMware
4 9 (12.33%) Oracle
5 4 (5.48%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.48%) Juniper
6 3 (4.11%) AppSense
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco
6 3 (4.11%) Kofax
7 1 (1.37%) Avaya
7 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.37%) Dell
7 1 (1.37%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.37%) Symantec
7 1 (1.37%) Telerik
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