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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 15 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.35% - 4.76%
As % of the General category 4.00% - 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £333 £330
% change year-on-year
+20.30% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £33.28 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-17.36% +71.62%
Local Government
West Midlands

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
25 50 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 33.78% 42.02% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 7
Average daily rate £350 £323 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 March 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle