The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Dorset region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank - 32 38
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.86% 0.30%
As % of the General category - 1.85% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £110 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+11.35% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.42 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.86 £22.54 £22.41
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +0.58%
General Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
81 108 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 35.53% 46.55% 56.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 62 112
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 £11.42 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -61.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.42 £19.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £11.42 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Local Government
South West

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset