The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - - 1.02%
As % of the General category - - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £19.37 £22.88
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -15.34%
Local Government
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

General Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
28 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 26.42% 27.42% 39.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Average daily rate £400 £275 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £266 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Local Government across the Solihull region.

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Local Government
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle