The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South West region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 128 104 123
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +19
Contract jobs citing Local Government 11 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the General category 1.07% 1.18% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
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£475 £290 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -40.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £150 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £390 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+14.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.72 £21.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.08% -41.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.68 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £13.76 £24.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.75 £24.98
% change year-on-year
+32.53% -16.91%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1026 764 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.84% 35.52% 43.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 501 916
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 26 62
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -52.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.75 £19.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Local Government
England

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Bristol -22 2 - - 1
Wiltshire -2 1 £475 +18.75%
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Legal
4 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.53%) MS Project
5 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) ISO 14001
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Summit
5 2 (10.53%) Social Media
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Business Development
6 1 (5.26%) QA
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Summit
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Transformation Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Business Development
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) CAD
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 14001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco
1 1 (5.26%) Informatica
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + rates are flexible
Posted: 15 days ago