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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank - 60 58
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the General category - 0.35% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £306 £349
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £23.21 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -2.03%
Local Government
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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
364 282 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.03% 40.87% 49.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 150 179
Average daily rate £388 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £205 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +43.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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

Local Government
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle HR Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Payroll Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft