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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 122 72 90
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +18
Contract jobs citing Local Government 36 72 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 2.20% 1.53%
As % of the General category 2.95% 6.13% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 13
Average daily rate £363 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £303 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £314
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 25
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.13 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.10% -46.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.11 £14.44 £23.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.45 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+24.72% -42.95%
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
1221 1174 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.22% 35.89% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 665 472
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 55 49
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £25.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -28.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.25 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.47 £42.10 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 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
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire -17 27 £400 -15.78% 2
Manchester -26 6 £315 -26.95% 8
Merseyside -4 2 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 28 (43.08%) ITIL
2 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
3 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
4 17 (26.15%) Citrix
4 17 (26.15%) Windows
5 13 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 13 (20.00%) Migration
6 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (18.46%) Change Management
6 12 (18.46%) Oracle
6 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
7 11 (16.92%) SQL
7 11 (16.92%) Project Management
7 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 9 (13.85%) Office 365
9 9 (13.85%) Project Planning
9 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
9 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
9 9 (13.85%) VMware
10 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
10 8 (12.31%) VPN
10 8 (12.31%) Blackberry
10 8 (12.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (12.31%) Juniper
10 8 (12.31%) SCCM
10 8 (12.31%) Change Control
10 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
11 7 (10.77%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
1 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Office 365
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) VPN
2 7 (10.77%) DHCP
2 7 (10.77%) DNS
3 6 (9.23%) WAN
4 5 (7.69%) LAN
5 4 (6.15%) Firewall
5 4 (6.15%) SSL
5 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (6.15%) Wireless
6 2 (3.08%) Network Security
7 1 (1.54%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.54%) SAN
7 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.54%) GIS
5 1 (1.54%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.08%) MSI
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Project Manager
2 11 (16.92%) ICT Manager
3 10 (15.38%) ICT Project Manager
4 8 (12.31%) Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Manager
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Project Manager
5 7 (10.77%) Senior ICT Project Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Business Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Coordinator
9 3 (4.62%) Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.62%) PMO Coordinator
9 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) .NET
1 3 (4.62%) XML
2 1 (1.54%) Ajax
2 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.54%) jQuery
2 1 (1.54%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.15%) Handset
4 4 (6.15%) iPad
4 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
6 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Windows
2 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
3 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.15%) Android
4 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) ITIL
2 13 (20.00%) Migration
2 13 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (18.46%) Change Management
3 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (16.92%) Project Management
5 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 9 (13.85%) Project Planning
7 8 (12.31%) Change Control
8 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.23%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (7.69%) ERP
9 5 (7.69%) Service Management
9 5 (7.69%) Workflow
10 4 (6.15%) Project Governance
11 3 (4.62%) BPR
11 3 (4.62%) Cash Management
11 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
12 2 (3.08%) Data Migration
12 2 (3.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.15%) C
4 2 (3.08%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
5 1 (1.54%) Python
5 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (10.77%) MCITP
2 7 (10.77%) MCSA
3 5 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (6.15%) MCDST
5 3 (4.62%) Degree
6 2 (3.08%) CCNA
6 2 (3.08%) CCNP
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.54%) CCIE
7 1 (1.54%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.08%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) SCOM
2 1 (1.54%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.15%) Citrix
3 12 (18.46%) Oracle
4 9 (13.85%) VMware
5 8 (12.31%) Juniper
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco
7 3 (4.62%) Kofax
8 2 (3.08%) AppSense
8 2 (3.08%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.08%) Symantec
9 1 (1.54%) Avaya
9 1 (1.54%) Dell
9 1 (1.54%) Telerik
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