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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 134 135 92
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -43
Contract jobs citing Local Government 20 35 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.79% 1.61%
As % of the General category 1.90% 2.15% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 9
Median daily rate £310 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £241 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 30
Median hourly rate - £19.92 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.97% -21.81%
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
1053 1628 1015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.72% 36.82% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 949 567
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 63 47
Median hourly rate £14.00 £29.01 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.74% +52.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +7 7 £275 -29.03%
Manchester -23 5 £375 +7.81% 5
Merseyside - 2 £448 -
Lancashire +17 1 £175 -54.83%
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
1 7 (18.42%) Project Management
2 5 (13.16%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
2 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
2 5 (13.16%) Office 365
3 4 (10.53%) SCCM
3 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Benchmarking
3 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.89%) BPR
4 3 (7.89%) ERP
4 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.89%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 3 (7.89%) MS Project
4 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) XenApp
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.89%) Case Management

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 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Project
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Academy Housing
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 2 (5.26%) DHCP
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Business Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Programme Manager
5 4 (10.53%) ICT Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Designer
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Programme Manager
6 2 (5.26%) ICT Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Public Sector Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Transformation Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Digital Transformation
7 1 (2.63%) Digital Transformation Manager
7 1 (2.63%) ICT Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Public Sector Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) jQuery
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Project Management
2 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
2 5 (13.16%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.53%) Benchmarking
3 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.89%) BPR
4 3 (7.89%) Case Management
4 3 (7.89%) ERP
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (5.26%) Information Governance
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (5.26%) MCITP
1 2 (5.26%) MCSA
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Citrix
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) AppSense
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
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