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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 78 78 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 +31
Contract jobs citing Local Government 62 57 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.91% 2.03% 0.90%
As % of the General category 5.85% 5.64% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 8
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£369 £350 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 14
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £19.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% +60.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.26 £18.93 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £18.14
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +73.95%
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
1059 1010 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.64% 35.90% 34.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 489 550
Average daily rate £396 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 66 40
Average hourly rate £18.75 £22.54 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.81% +14.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.64 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +1 36 £500 +33.33%
Manchester +3 16 £363 +16.00% 3
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 23 (23.23%) ITIL
2 20 (20.20%) Windows
2 20 (20.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (19.19%) Oracle
4 18 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (18.18%) Finance
5 16 (16.16%) CRM
5 16 (16.16%) Citrix
5 16 (16.16%) SC Cleared
5 16 (16.16%) Security Cleared
5 16 (16.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (15.15%) SQL
7 14 (14.14%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (13.13%) Data Protection
8 13 (13.13%) Migration
8 13 (13.13%) WAN
8 13 (13.13%) Active Directory
9 12 (12.12%) Windows 7
10 11 (11.11%) LAN
11 10 (10.10%) Cisco
11 10 (10.10%) PRINCE2
11 10 (10.10%) VLAN
12 9 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (8.08%) Change Management
13 8 (8.08%) Oracle Payroll
13 8 (8.08%) Project Management
13 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
13 8 (8.08%) CCNP
13 8 (8.08%) CCNA
13 8 (8.08%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.02%) Lync
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (16.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.01%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.13%) WAN
2 11 (11.11%) LAN
3 10 (10.10%) VLAN
4 7 (7.07%) Firewall
5 5 (5.05%) VPN
6 4 (4.04%) DHCP
6 4 (4.04%) Wireless
7 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.03%) DNS
8 2 (2.02%) SSL
8 2 (2.02%) SAN
8 2 (2.02%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.02%) FWSM
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.01%) HSRP
9 1 (1.01%) TACACS
9 1 (1.01%) Internet
9 1 (1.01%) MPLS
9 1 (1.01%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.02%) Publishing
3 1 (1.01%) Back Office
3 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (16.16%) Architect
2 15 (15.15%) Project Manager
3 14 (14.14%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (9.09%) Consultant
4 9 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
5 8 (8.08%) Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 7 (7.07%) Payroll Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (5.05%) Network Manager
8 5 (5.05%) ICT Project Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Designer
9 4 (4.04%) Oracle HR Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.04%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.03%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (2.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Blackberry
1 5 (5.05%) Handset
2 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.03%) iPad
3 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.02%) User Experience
3 2 (2.02%) PKI
3 2 (2.02%) Life Science
4 1 (1.01%) SCORM
4 1 (1.01%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.01%) NHS
4 1 (1.01%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.20%) Windows
2 12 (12.12%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.08%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.02%) Android
6 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.01%) Solaris
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) ITIL
2 20 (20.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (16.16%) CRM
4 13 (13.13%) Migration
4 13 (13.13%) Data Protection
5 10 (10.10%) PRINCE2
6 8 (8.08%) Project Management
6 8 (8.08%) Change Management
7 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.05%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.05%) Matrix Management
8 4 (4.04%) Information Architecture
9 3 (3.03%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.03%) Identity Management
9 3 (3.03%) Service Management
10 2 (2.02%) Regression Testing
10 2 (2.02%) ERP
10 2 (2.02%) SOA
10 2 (2.02%) ITSM
10 2 (2.02%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.15%) SQL
2 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) SC Cleared
1 16 (16.16%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.08%) CCNP
3 8 (8.08%) CCNA
4 6 (6.06%) CCIE
4 6 (6.06%) CCSA
5 5 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.03%) MCDST
6 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.02%) ISEB
8 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (13.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.05%) XenApp
3 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.02%) vSphere
4 2 (2.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) SCCM
2 6 (6.06%) SCOM
3 1 (1.01%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (19.19%) Oracle
2 16 (16.16%) Citrix
3 10 (10.10%) Cisco
4 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.07%) SolarWinds
5 5 (5.05%) VMware
6 3 (3.03%) Symantec
6 3 (3.03%) McAfee
7 2 (2.02%) Juniper
7 2 (2.02%) Cognos
8 1 (1.01%) Siebel
8 1 (1.01%) SAP
8 1 (1.01%) HP
8 1 (1.01%) ESRI
8 1 (1.01%) AppSense
8 1 (1.01%) Meru Networks
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