The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Wales region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 69 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing Local Government 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.50% 0.20% 0.96%
As % of the General category 1.57% 0.62% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£463 - £348
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.75 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+42.16% -12.41%
General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
255 161 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.12% 31.63% 35.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 109 152
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £23.75 £10.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.19% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £10.10 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £10.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Local Government
UK

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) MetaFrame
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenServer
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) vCloud

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) FileNet
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Struts
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Java SE
1 1 (20.00%) MyBatis
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenServer
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) vCloud
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) IBM