The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 41 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Local Government 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.97% 0.64% 0.33%
As % of the General category 2.76% 2.25% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.82% +11.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.94 £23.86 £22.54
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +5.83%
Local Government
Yorkshire

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

General Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
145 89 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 35.02% 28.43% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 59 59
Average daily rate £375 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.94 £12.50 £44.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -72.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Doncaster -3 4 - -
Local Government
Yorkshire

Local Government
Top 29 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) WSDL
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Lagan
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Axis
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) WSDL
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Axis
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Lagan