The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -42.95%
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 Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
114 66 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 36.19% 21.78% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 46 46
Average daily rate £375 £490 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.46% +68.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £698 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 4
Average hourly rate £43.17 £37.20 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £35.42 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £42.90 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Local Government
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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%) Exchequer
1 1 (100.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Exchequer
1 1 (100.00%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management