Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 12 9 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 +8
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 9 9 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.44% 10.23% 5.14%
As % of the General category 14.52% 18.75% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
10th Percentile £278 £123 £110
25th Percentile " £164 £116
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £300 £325 £140
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +132.14% -49.78%
75th Percentile £350 £413 £241
90th Percentile " £494 £387
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.25 - £15.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.76
% change year-on-year -11.11% +14.21% +5.07%

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 62 48 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 51.24% 54.55% 49.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 57
10th Percentile £259 £228 £176
25th Percentile £301 £331 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £400 £413
Median % change year-on-year - -3.03% +8.55%
75th Percentile £525 £450 £430
90th Percentile £550 £553 £470
West Midlands median daily rate £423 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -0.47% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
10th Percentile £12.04 " £14.73
25th Percentile £12.09 " £15.00
Median hourly rate £13.63 £16.20 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year -15.90% -10.00% +5.88%
75th Percentile £15.50 " £47.50
90th Percentile " " £52.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.41% -10.00% +16.28%

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
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 12 June 2021. 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 +1 1 £275 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Public Sector
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 3 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) GIS
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) OPENHousing
3 1 (11.11%) MIS ActiveH

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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (11.11%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) Power BI
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) User Stories
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Capita
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Veeam