The 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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.53% - -
As % of the General category 1.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £314
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.97 £18.07 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -27.85%
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 Dorset region.

General Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
87 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 46.28% 36.99% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 32
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £640 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 9
Average hourly rate £42.00 £21.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -34.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £375 -
Local Government
South West

Local Government
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) PSTN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) BCP

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) ISDN
1 1 (33.33%) PSTN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Nortel