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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 52 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.40% 0.75% 0.31%
As % of the General category 1.43% 2.50% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £508 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +56.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £417
% change year-on-year
- -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.40 £23.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-30.94% +41.07%

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
140 160 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 27.72% 30.02% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 105 75
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £12.96 £19.50 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.53% +57.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Axis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Process Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V