The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 26 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Local Government 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.84% 0.88% 2.61%
As % of the General category 4.69% 2.78% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£383 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.24 - £16.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £21.23 £22.88
% change year-on-year
-18.79% -7.19%
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 Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
64 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 39.26% 31.58% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 12
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £292 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £405 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.35 £22.00 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.86% +31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Staffordshire region.

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Stafford - 1 - -
Local Government
West Midlands

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 10 (76.92%) MS Project
1 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (69.23%) Supplier Management
2 9 (69.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (61.54%) PABX
3 8 (61.54%) VoIP
4 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
4 6 (46.15%) Coaching
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
7 2 (15.38%) Lync
7 2 (15.38%) Lotus
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
8 1 (7.69%) RAD
8 1 (7.69%) MCSE
8 1 (7.69%) Windows
8 1 (7.69%) JBoss
8 1 (7.69%) EAI
8 1 (7.69%) SOA
8 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Project
2 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) VoIP
1 8 (61.54%) PABX
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Service Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Network Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Network Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Rapid Application Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 9 (69.23%) Supplier Management
2 9 (69.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
3 6 (46.15%) Coaching
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Process Management
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Document Management
5 1 (7.69%) RAD
5 1 (7.69%) EAI
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Brocade
4 1 (7.69%) i2
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle