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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 137 142 152
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing Local Government 4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.31% 0.090%
As % of the General category 0.50% 1.03% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Median daily rate £163 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £228 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £481 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.99 £25.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-28.03% +48.45%
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
800 973 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.53% 30.52% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 668 770
Median daily rate £388 £380 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 63
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.48 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% +49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £27.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.86 £44.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £150 -
Devon +5 1 £325 +41.30%
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) SQL

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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Change Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Support
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ArchiMate
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Records Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Intel Security