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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 24 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 135 145 129
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Local Government 5 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the General category 0.58% 0.92% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
Median daily rate £350 £388 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £283 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £472 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £20.94 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.60% -23.87%
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
862 1082 1187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.74% 32.52% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 728 796
Median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 71 46
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £49.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +20.00%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +2 2 £400 +3.22% 1
Somerset +21 1 £350 -
Bristol -3 1 £200 -39.39%
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 West region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Nagios
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) SUSE
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) ArchiMate
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Change Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Commissioning Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) SUSE
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ArchiMate
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Records Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco