The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Gloucestershire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 42 47 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.27% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.86% 1.33% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £623 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £19.52
% change year-on-year
+29.62% +38.31%
General Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
116 75 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.02% 22.87% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 142
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 29
Average hourly rate £40.25 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.79% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Local Government
South West

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Local Government
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) VMware