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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 70 53
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the General category - 1.52% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £163 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -56.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £22.45 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.75% -10.20%

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
128 132 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.19% 22.84% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 102 96
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £233 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £54.05 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.99% +315.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £48.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £69.00 £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) arcserve
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Enterprise Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) arcserve
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware