Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Government
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 98 84
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14 +6
Contract jobs citing Local Government 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.32% 0.13% 0.074%
As % of the General category 0.99% 0.40% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Birmingham median daily rate £175 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.92% +7.78% -14.49%
10th Percentile £163 £468 £425
90th Percentile £188 £503 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £448 £400
% change year-on-year -28.49% +11.88% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £13.06

Local Government is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 504 496 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.10% 32.27% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 343 311
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £219 £250 £225
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 20
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% -15.45% +9.17%
10th Percentile £14.55 £9.24 £10.27
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.35 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £19.88 £28.69
% change year-on-year +53.46% -30.72% -8.92%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Birmingham

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Birmingham

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) LANDesk