The 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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 130 124 121
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Local Government 10 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.32% 0.50%
As % of the General category 1.01% 0.98% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 10
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£450 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £525 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £565 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +57.77%
Local Government
England

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

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
994 923 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.66% 32.41% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 565 638
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £538 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 35
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.11% -27.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.72 £12.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.43 £24.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -10.18%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 - 6 £495 -
Devon -8 4 £338 -35.71% 2
Dorset - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) Project Management
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Middleware
3 7 (53.85%) SOA
3 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (53.85%) BPR
3 7 (53.85%) Workflow
3 7 (53.85%) Information Management
3 7 (53.85%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
3 7 (53.85%) Data Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 4 (30.77%) ISEB
6 3 (23.08%) EDRMS
6 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (23.08%) TIBCO
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) MS Project
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) CRM
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) EDRMS
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Architect
5 1 (7.69%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Principle Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
1 7 (53.85%) Data Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Project Management
2 7 (53.85%) Workflow
2 7 (53.85%) Information Management
2 7 (53.85%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) SOA
2 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) BPR
2 7 (53.85%) Financial Modelling
3 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
3 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
7 1 (7.69%) BPMN
7 1 (7.69%) e-GIF
7 1 (7.69%) ERP
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (23.08%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
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