The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 132 106 116
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Contract jobs citing Local Government 8 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.63% 0.21%
As % of the General category 1.02% 1.85% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Median daily rate £350 £400 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +128.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £363 £390
% change year-on-year
-17.24% -6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.21 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.63% -41.53%
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
788 809 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.43% 34.09% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 486 340
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 43 73
Median hourly rate £31.75 £29.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £15.50 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £40.00 £38.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wolverhampton - 3 £350 -
Staffordshire -7 1 - -
Birmingham -8 1 £485 +14.11% 3
Coventry - 1 £208 - 1
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 6 (31.58%) BPR
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) QlikView
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.53%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Design
5 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.53%) Legal
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
6 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) BPR
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Service Design
5 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) MCTS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco
1 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
1 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
1 1 (5.26%) Juniper
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec
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