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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 87 84 115
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +31
Contract jobs citing Local Government 50 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.57% 1.62% 0.84%
As % of the General category 5.01% 4.62% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 6
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£369 £323 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.34% -11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £406 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £29.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% +5.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £16.73 £16.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £47.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.21 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+18.48% +5.69%
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
998 1038 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.38% 35.09% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 514 627
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £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 49 68 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.56 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +5 32 £488 +33.42%
Manchester -5 11 £363 +20.83% 2
Lancashire -20 4 £300 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (28.57%) ITIL
2 27 (27.55%) Windows
2 27 (27.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (22.45%) Finance
4 19 (19.39%) Active Directory
4 19 (19.39%) Citrix
5 17 (17.35%) PRINCE2
5 17 (17.35%) WAN
6 16 (16.33%) Oracle
7 15 (15.31%) LAN
7 15 (15.31%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (15.31%) Windows 7
8 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 14 (14.29%) SQL
8 14 (14.29%) CRM
9 13 (13.27%) Cisco
9 13 (13.27%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (13.27%) Oracle EBS R12
10 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (11.22%) ISEB
11 10 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (10.20%) Project Management
11 10 (10.20%) Change Management
11 10 (10.20%) Migration
11 10 (10.20%) VLAN
12 9 (9.18%) SCCM
12 9 (9.18%) SCOM
12 9 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (9.18%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.04%) Lync
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (13.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (7.14%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.35%) WAN
2 15 (15.31%) LAN
3 10 (10.20%) VLAN
4 7 (7.14%) Firewall
4 7 (7.14%) Internet
5 5 (5.10%) SAN
6 4 (4.08%) DHCP
6 4 (4.08%) VPN
6 4 (4.08%) DNS
7 3 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.06%) FWSM
7 3 (3.06%) Wireless
8 2 (2.04%) VoIP
8 2 (2.04%) SSL
8 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.04%) OSPF
8 2 (2.04%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.02%) HSRP
9 1 (1.02%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.02%) Legal
3 1 (1.02%) Publishing
3 1 (1.02%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 11 (11.22%) Analyst
3 10 (10.20%) Architect
4 8 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.14%) Consultant
5 7 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (6.12%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 6 (6.12%) Payroll Consultant
6 6 (6.12%) ICT Project Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Network Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Environment Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Designer
9 3 (3.06%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) PKI
2 4 (4.08%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.06%) Handset
4 2 (2.04%) NHS
4 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Clustering
4 2 (2.04%) CESG
4 2 (2.04%) iPad
4 2 (2.04%) User Experience
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.02%) Life Science
5 1 (1.02%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.02%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.55%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.04%) UNIX
7 2 (2.04%) AIX
7 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.04%) Android
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.02%) Solaris
8 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.57%) ITIL
2 27 (27.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (17.35%) PRINCE2
4 14 (14.29%) CRM
5 10 (10.20%) Project Management
5 10 (10.20%) Change Management
5 10 (10.20%) Migration
6 7 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 6 (6.12%) PRINCE
8 5 (5.10%) Supplier Management
8 5 (5.10%) Matrix Management
9 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.08%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.08%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.06%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.06%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.06%) Test Management
10 3 (3.06%) Information Architecture
10 3 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (2.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.02%) C#
2 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.22%) ISEB
3 9 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.18%) CCNP
4 8 (8.16%) CCNA
4 8 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (6.12%) CCIE
5 6 (6.12%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (6.12%) CCSA
6 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.04%) MCDST
8 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (19.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.14%) XenApp
3 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (3.06%) vSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) SCCM
1 9 (9.18%) SCOM
2 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (19.39%) Citrix
2 16 (16.33%) Oracle
3 13 (13.27%) Cisco
4 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.16%) SolarWinds
6 7 (7.14%) VMware
7 6 (6.12%) McAfee
8 4 (4.08%) Symantec
9 3 (3.06%) Juniper
10 2 (2.04%) Cognos
11 1 (1.02%) Meru Networks
11 1 (1.02%) ESRI
11 1 (1.02%) HP
11 1 (1.02%) Siebel
11 1 (1.02%) SAP
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