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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 32 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.42% 0.34% -
As % of the General category 2.63% 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £379 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.15% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £20.94 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+6.75% -29.03%
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
38 65 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.03% 22.26% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 67
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 4
Median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £43.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £55.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.80 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.80% +11.11%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle