The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 27 April 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - 32
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Local Government 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.86% - 1.85%
As % of the General category 11.11% - 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £338 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 - £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £315 £400
% change year-on-year +26.98% -21.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £22.54 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.82% -35.60%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 36 30 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 25.71% 20.83% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 32
Median daily rate £400 £350 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -21.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £222 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £29.00 £11.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +152.17% -56.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Staffordshire

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Local Government in Staffordshire

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
4 3 (27.27%) NHS
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DBA
1 4 (36.36%) SQL DBA
2 3 (27.27%) ICT Manager
2 3 (27.27%) ICT Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Senior ICT Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Head of IT
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Service Management
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
3 4 (36.36%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle