Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 172 193
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21 -36
Contract jobs citing Local Government 36 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.61% 0.64% 0.61%
As % of the General category 2.35% 1.87% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 31
North West median daily rate £360 £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -20.00% -17.65%
10th Percentile £280 £232 £206
90th Percentile £575 £403 £488
England median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
North West median hourly rate £27.83 - £14.29
10th Percentile £19.71 - £13.51
90th Percentile £39.65 - £15.07
England median hourly rate £22.65 £20.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year +13.25% -10.51% +17.63%

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,529 1,923 2,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 25.87% 34.17% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 1,196 1,412
North West median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 91 83
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -12.00% -18.09%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £48.00 £53.05
England median hourly rate £23.58 £26.47 £23.59
% change year-on-year -10.94% +12.21% +3.33%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the North West

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in the North West

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the North West over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Local Government in the North West

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in the North West

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the North West over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Local Government in the North West

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +1 25 £360 +28.57%
Lancashire -10 9 £550 -
Manchester -26 2 £245 -25.76% 3
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) Office 365
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (25.00%) Migration
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 8 (22.22%) Citrix
4 8 (22.22%) Skype for Business
4 8 (22.22%) XenApp
4 8 (22.22%) PKI
4 8 (22.22%) SCCM
4 8 (22.22%) SCOM
4 8 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 7 (19.44%) Server Building
5 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (19.44%) Finance
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 4 (11.11%) HTML

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 8 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Taleo
3 2 (5.56%) SaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Broadband
2 3 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (5.56%) NAS
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.78%) SMS
4 1 (2.78%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.78%) GIS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) DBA
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 4 (11.11%) CSS
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 8 (22.22%) PKI
2 2 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (5.56%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) LLPG
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 9 (25.00%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) Server Building
3 5 (13.89%) Project Management
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.33%) High Availability
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 8 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 8 (22.22%) XenApp
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
1 8 (22.22%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) SmoothWall
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Citrix
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Dell
5 2 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Altiris
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) ESRI
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee