The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 66 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% 0.51% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.94% 1.41% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£318 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £9.94 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £22.88 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+28.96% -3.45%
Local Government
UK

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

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
213 213 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.17% 35.86% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 153 133
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.23 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £10.89 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
North Wales - - - -
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) MetaFrame
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenServer
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) vCloud

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) FileNet
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Struts
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Java SE
1 1 (16.67%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
1 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenServer
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) vCloud
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) IBM