The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
North West / Lancashire
Rank 30 49 39
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10  
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.49% 0.93% 1.57%
As % of the General category 1.56% 3.48% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -24.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +22.30% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.69 £22.45 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.85% -18.36%  

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

General Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 64 115 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 31.22% 26.87% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 68 44
Median daily rate £369 £400 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.81% +5.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £472 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +16.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £21.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £69.07 £60.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Local Government as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Lancashire

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Lancashire

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Lancashire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Preston -3 1 £400 +25.00%
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle