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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 70 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing Local Government 59 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.91% 1.30% 1.25%
As % of the General category 5.46% 3.85% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 5
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£459 £316 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.05% +106.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 23
Average hourly rate £18.13 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.76% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £25.04 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.90 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +62.73%
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
1080 910 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.03% 33.74% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 475 370
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 46 62
Average hourly rate £18.13 £30.00 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.56% +75.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £9.05 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £43.10 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +10 35 £475 +11.76% 1
Manchester +8 14 £450 +44.00% 6
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 30 (25.00%) Oracle
2 27 (22.50%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (22.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (20.83%) Finance
4 24 (20.00%) Migration
5 19 (15.83%) ITIL
5 19 (15.83%) CRM
6 18 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 16 (13.33%) Windows
8 14 (11.67%) SQL
8 14 (11.67%) SC Cleared
8 14 (11.67%) Security Cleared
9 13 (10.83%) PRINCE2
10 12 (10.00%) Cisco
10 12 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (10.00%) VLAN
11 11 (9.17%) CCNA
11 11 (9.17%) Citrix
11 11 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
13 9 (7.50%) WAN
13 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (6.67%) Legal
14 8 (6.67%) DHCP
14 8 (6.67%) LAN
14 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
14 8 (6.67%) Windows 7
15 7 (5.83%) Data Migration
15 7 (5.83%) Project Management
15 7 (5.83%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.67%) Lync
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.33%) MS Project
2 2 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (22.50%) Oracle EBS
1 27 (22.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (5.83%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.83%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.00%) VLAN
2 9 (7.50%) WAN
3 8 (6.67%) DHCP
3 8 (6.67%) LAN
4 5 (4.17%) EIGRP
5 4 (3.33%) Firewall
5 4 (3.33%) MPLS
5 4 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.50%) VPN
7 2 (1.67%) DNS
7 2 (1.67%) SSL
7 2 (1.67%) SAN
7 2 (1.67%) DMZ
8 1 (0.83%) HSRP
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.83%) FWSM
8 1 (0.83%) Internet
8 1 (0.83%) OSPF
8 1 (0.83%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (20.83%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (1.67%) Publishing
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (21.67%) Consultant
2 24 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 22 (18.33%) Architect
4 21 (17.50%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 12 (10.00%) Analyst
6 12 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
6 12 (10.00%) Oracle HR Consultant
6 12 (10.00%) Payroll Consultant
7 11 (9.17%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
8 8 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 8 (6.67%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) E-Business Consultant
10 6 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
10 6 (5.00%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
10 6 (5.00%) Designer
11 5 (4.17%) ICT Project Manager
12 4 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
12 4 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.33%) SCORM
1 4 (3.33%) Handset
2 3 (2.50%) Life Science
2 3 (2.50%) NHS
2 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.67%) PKI
3 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) User Experience
4 1 (0.83%) iPad
4 1 (0.83%) Statistics
4 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.33%) Windows
2 8 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.83%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.67%) Android
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.00%) Migration
2 19 (15.83%) ITIL
2 19 (15.83%) CRM
3 18 (15.00%) Data Protection
4 13 (10.83%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.83%) Data Migration
6 7 (5.83%) Project Management
7 5 (4.17%) Change Control
7 5 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.17%) TOGAF
8 4 (3.33%) Change Management
8 4 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.33%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.33%) Information Architecture
9 3 (2.50%) Matrix Management
9 3 (2.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.67%) SQL
2 2 (1.67%) C
3 1 (0.83%) C#
3 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.17%) CCNA
2 11 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.17%) CCNP
5 4 (3.33%) CCSA
5 4 (3.33%) CCIE
6 3 (2.50%) ISEB
7 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.83%) MCDST
8 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
1 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.33%) XenApp
2 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) SCOM
2 5 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (25.00%) Oracle
2 12 (10.00%) Cisco
3 11 (9.17%) Citrix
4 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.33%) VMware
6 4 (3.33%) Juniper
7 3 (2.50%) McAfee
7 3 (2.50%) Symantec
8 2 (1.67%) AppSense
9 1 (0.83%) Trapeze
9 1 (0.83%) Civica
9 1 (0.83%) Capita
9 1 (0.83%) Siebel
North West
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £500 per day Fixed rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £45.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Heywood
Capita - ITIN
Rate: US$.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago