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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 48 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% - 1.03%
As % of the General category 1.67% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.82% +11.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.94 £23.86 £22.54
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +5.83%
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
60 75 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.24% 21.19% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 22
Average daily rate £413 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £290 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £468 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +94.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Bath - 1 - -
Local Government
South West

Local Government
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification