The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank - 62 -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.80% -
As % of the General category - 2.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.54 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.60% -
Local Government
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
317 296 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.74% 33.75% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 221 212
Average daily rate £363 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £509 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.02% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £19.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.52 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Local Government
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SPSS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft