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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank - - 63
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.62%
As % of the General category - - 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.14% -
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
131 113 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.35% 22.03% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 91 145
Median daily rate £375 £361 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 1
Median hourly rate £29.25 £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.92% -49.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 9 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for 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

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:

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