The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank - 62 58
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.15% 0.60%
As % of the General category - 0.40% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.11 £24.06
% change year-on-year
+5.34% +8.52%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
325 249 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.28% 37.73% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 128 170
Average daily rate £386 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £15.16 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow