The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 66 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.36% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the General category 1.52% 0.65% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £163 £371 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.19% -32.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £314
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.45 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+24.72% -42.95%
Local Government
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
132 155 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.45% 29.87% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 112 113
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £219 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £54.05 £16.25 £11.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+232.61% +41.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £11.00 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £27.50 £13.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cardiff -8 2 £163 -56.19%
Local Government
Wales

Local Government
Top 9 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware