The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 104 92 97
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Local Government 14 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.66% 0.49%
As % of the General category 1.93% 2.13% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £100 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+225.00% -71.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £100 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £416 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+14.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.21 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £21.65 £24.98
% change year-on-year
+36.29% -13.33%
General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
726 610 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.99% 31.07% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 276 335
Average daily rate £350 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 52 35
Average hourly rate £33.94 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.05% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £11.74 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £49.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Local Government
England

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Birmingham +1 5 £453 -5.72% 4
Coventry - 1 £250 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) BPR
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) RMADS
5 2 (10.00%) BPMN
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) OSPF
1 1 (5.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) RMADS
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) BPR
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) BPMN
4 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Macromedia
3 1 (5.00%) Capita
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