Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 18 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 52 58
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the General category - 1.86% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Merseyside median daily rate - £448 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +46.12% -
North West median daily rate £300 £380 £400
% change year-on-year -21.05% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £14.29 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.30% -42.84% -9.09%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 137 161 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 28.07% 26.74% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 107 115
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +12.28%
10th Percentile £221 £188 £218
90th Percentile £524 £513 £533
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £418
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.02% +86.85% -54.72%
10th Percentile £11.23 £12.48 £11.00
90th Percentile £20.18 £33.36 £16.75
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -12.00% -18.09% +34.63%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Merseyside

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Merseyside

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Merseyside