Period
to 1 December 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 1 December 2020 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.

Public Sector
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 17 43
Rank change year-on-year +15 +26 -28
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 15 7 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.65% 4.29% 1.71%
As % of the General category 48.39% 16.67% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Median daily rate £300 £120 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -69.03% +10.71%
10th Percentile £263 £113 £326
90th Percentile £346 £152 £439
West Midlands median daily rate £427 £464 £443
% change year-on-year -7.97% +4.86% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £13.11 £15.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.42% -58.11% +112.95%
10th Percentile £11.82 £14.16 £19.30
90th Percentile £15.42 £15.95 £56.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.93 £16.00
% change year-on-year +13.03% -0.47% +6.67%

Public Sector 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 31 42 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 36.47% 25.77% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 63
Median daily rate £331 £370 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.47% -5.13% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £160 £320
90th Percentile £438 £438 £456
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -4.71% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.92% -12.23%
10th Percentile £12.14 £14.43 £10.63
90th Percentile £36.55 £53.50 £51.58
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.48% -29.71%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Staffordshire

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Public Sector in Staffordshire

Public Sector
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Public Sector in Staffordshire

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Public Sector in Staffordshire

Public Sector
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 1 December 2020. 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
Stafford +2 5 £275 +102.21%
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - - 2
Leek - 1 £400 -
Public Sector
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Public Sector 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) VXLAN
3 2 (13.33%) PMO
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Local Government
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) DNA
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) SNMP
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management

Public Sector
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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) BGP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (13.33%) MPLS
1 2 (13.33%) SNMP
1 2 (13.33%) VXLAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (13.33%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Change Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Change Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) ICT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) ICT Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
1 3 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
2 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) DNA
2 2 (13.33%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle