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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 86 86 98
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Local Government 59 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 1.47% 1.01%
As % of the General category 4.59% 4.40% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 9
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£425 £475 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +32.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 12
Average hourly rate £27.13 £35.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £15.34 £17.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £45.00 £51.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £31.53 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-39.73% +51.93%
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
1286 1000 903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.89% 33.34% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 572 436
Average daily rate £400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £235 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 40 49
Average hourly rate £15.98 £26.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.55% +46.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.17 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Manchester +29 38 £421 - 3
Cheshire -13 17 £425 - 2
Lancashire -3 1 £450 -8.62%
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 73 (50.34%) Oracle
2 55 (37.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 50 (34.48%) Oracle EBS
4 37 (25.52%) Finance
5 36 (24.83%) PRINCE2
5 36 (24.83%) Migration
6 29 (20.00%) SQL
7 28 (19.31%) CRM
8 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
9 26 (17.93%) ITIL
10 24 (16.55%) Citrix
11 23 (15.86%) Project Management
12 21 (14.48%) Oracle BI EE
13 19 (13.10%) SC Cleared
13 19 (13.10%) Security Cleared
14 18 (12.41%) Data Migration
15 17 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (10.34%) Service Delivery
16 15 (10.34%) SharePoint
17 14 (9.66%) Oracle Database
18 13 (8.97%) SAP
18 13 (8.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 13 (8.97%) Oracle Payroll
19 12 (8.28%) VMware
19 12 (8.28%) Microsoft App-V
19 12 (8.28%) Lotus
19 12 (8.28%) EMC
19 12 (8.28%) IBM Notes
19 12 (8.28%) Office 365
19 12 (8.28%) Xen

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.28%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.07%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 2 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.69%) CMS
6 1 (0.69%) Liferay
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) MS Project
2 8 (5.52%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.76%) MS Office
5 1 (0.69%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 55 (37.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 50 (34.48%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (8.97%) Oracle Payroll
4 8 (5.52%) Oracle HRMS
5 7 (4.83%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 4 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.69%) Agresso
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.28%) Office 365
2 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) WAN
2 4 (2.76%) VLAN
3 3 (2.07%) DHCP
4 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.38%) VPN
4 2 (1.38%) DMZ
4 2 (1.38%) Wireless
5 1 (0.69%) LAN
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.48%) Oracle BI EE
2 14 (9.66%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.83%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.69%) QlikView
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Ant
General
1 37 (25.52%) Finance
2 6 (4.14%) Legal
3 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.69%) Publishing
3 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (29.66%) Consultant
2 38 (26.21%) Oracle Consultant
3 37 (25.52%) Project Manager
4 23 (15.86%) Functional Consultant
5 20 (13.79%) Architect
6 18 (12.41%) Payroll Consultant
7 17 (11.72%) ICT Project Manager
7 17 (11.72%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 16 (11.03%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
8 16 (11.03%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (9.66%) E-Business Consultant
9 14 (9.66%) Oracle HR Consultant
10 10 (6.90%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
11 9 (6.21%) Business Consultant
12 8 (5.52%) Senior Project Manager
12 8 (5.52%) Senior Manager
12 8 (5.52%) Developer
12 8 (5.52%) Analyst
13 7 (4.83%) Business Analyst
13 7 (4.83%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.52%) CSS
1 8 (5.52%) SAML
1 8 (5.52%) OAuth
1 8 (5.52%) CSS3
2 1 (0.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.52%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.76%) NHS
4 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.38%) Handset
5 2 (1.38%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.38%) SCORM
5 2 (1.38%) iPad
6 1 (0.69%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.69%) Life Science
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.14%) Windows
2 5 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.83%) PRINCE2
1 36 (24.83%) Migration
2 28 (19.31%) CRM
3 26 (17.93%) ITIL
4 23 (15.86%) Project Management
5 18 (12.41%) Data Migration
6 17 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 12 (8.28%) Data Protection
8 12 (8.28%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (7.59%) Project Planning
10 10 (6.90%) ERP
10 10 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.52%) SOA
11 8 (5.52%) Change Management
11 8 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.52%) Change Control
11 8 (5.52%) Open Source
12 7 (4.83%) Matrix Management
12 7 (4.83%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (4.83%) C
3 3 (2.07%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (13.10%) SC Cleared
1 19 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (6.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.76%) CCNA
5 3 (2.07%) ISEB
6 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.38%) MCDST
7 1 (0.69%) Degree
7 1 (0.69%) CCSA
7 1 (0.69%) CCIE
7 1 (0.69%) CCNP
System Software
1 12 (8.28%) Microsoft App-V
1 12 (8.28%) Xen
1 12 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (8.28%) Hyper-V
2 11 (7.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (50.34%) Oracle
2 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
3 24 (16.55%) Citrix
4 13 (8.97%) SAP
5 12 (8.28%) Lotus
5 12 (8.28%) VMware
5 12 (8.28%) EMC
6 4 (2.76%) Cisco
7 3 (2.07%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.07%) Juniper
7 3 (2.07%) HP
7 3 (2.07%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.38%) Symantec
8 2 (1.38%) McAfee
8 2 (1.38%) Informatica
9 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds
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