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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 47 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.46% 0.61% 1.65%
As % of the General category 1.61% 2.15% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
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£426 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.78% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.11 £35.00 £21.77
% change year-on-year
-39.68% +60.77%
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
124 93 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 28.64% 28.18% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 67 33
Average daily rate £430 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £185 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £78.75 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

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 2 June 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
Sheffield - 2 £426 -
Local Government
Yorkshire

Local Government
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Lagan
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Axis
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Axis
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) WSDL
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Lagan