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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
UK / Wales
Rank 63 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.29% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the General category 1.27% 1.32% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £163 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -56.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £22.45 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.75% -10.20%

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
158 151 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.64% 22.47% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 112 109
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £234 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £54.03 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.98% +260.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £28.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £68.50 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
North Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Wales region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) arcserve
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) arcserve
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware