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 28 June 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - - 0.26%
As % of the General category - - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £303 £361
% change year-on-year +48.76% -16.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.26 £22.35 £19.97
% change year-on-year -18.29% +11.93%  

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 43 109 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 12.76% 24.55% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 98 47
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £206 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £693 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.40% -27.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.17 £20.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £51.70 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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
Co-occurring 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