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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 54 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.03% - 0.38%
As % of the General category 4.41% - 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £210 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 - £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £221 - £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.41% -9.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+17.63% -30.90%
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
136 226 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.25% 25.62% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 169 179
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £47.36 £12.42 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+281.24% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £9.00 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.87 £34.75 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -

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
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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Wales - 5 £210 -
South Wales - 1 £90 -
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (50.00%) NHS
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Access
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Management Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft