Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 19 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 28 14
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 -9
Contract jobs citing Local Government 15 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.11% 5.02% 9.77%
As % of the General category 12.30% 10.95% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 16
Chester median daily rate £280 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -15.15% -17.50%
Cheshire median daily rate £280 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -30.00% -3.03% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Chester median hourly rate - - £25.00
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £25.00

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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 122 137 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 57.82% 45.82% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 110 87
Chester median daily rate £375 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £278 £214 £313
90th Percentile £519 £538 £575
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +3.00% -5.76% +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 20
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -31.25% -28.57%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.57% -37.78% +18.42%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Chester

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Chester

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in Chester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Local Government in Chester

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Chester region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) NetBackup
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (40.00%) Office 365
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) vSphere
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (26.67%) Dell
5 4 (26.67%) EMC
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) EMC VNX
5 4 (26.67%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (26.67%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) NAS
5 4 (26.67%) SCCM
5 4 (26.67%) SCOM
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (20.00%) MCITP
6 3 (20.00%) PKI

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) NAS
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) DKIM
5 1 (6.67%) DMARC
5 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) LDAP
5 1 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (26.67%) EMC VNX
1 4 (26.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 3 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) CESG
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Converged Infrastructure
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Server Building
3 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (6.67%) QMS
3 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (20.00%) MCITP
1 3 (20.00%) MCSA
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) NetBackup
2 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) SCOM
2 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Perfmon
3 1 (6.67%) SmoothWall
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Dell
4 4 (26.67%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) McAfee
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec