The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 60 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% - 0.61%
As % of the General category 0.31% - 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£475 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £306 £349
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £23.21 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -2.03%
Local Government
South West

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

General Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
320 224 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 45.58% 38.89% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 149 194
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Trowbridge - - - -
Local Government
South West

Local Government
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner