The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 125 116 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Local Government 15 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.53% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the General category 1.70% 0.76% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £295 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.35% -18.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £251 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £339 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.97 £35.00 £21.29
% change year-on-year
-40.08% +64.39%
Local Government
England

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

General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
882 792 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.17% 32.03% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 550 340
Average daily rate £385 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £29.80 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
West Yorkshire -9 7 £385 +60.41%
North Yorkshire - 6 £113 -
South Yorkshire -11 2 £426 +21.78%
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) NHS
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Apple
4 3 (12.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Data Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Agresso
5 2 (8.00%) MS Office
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) WAN
6 1 (4.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) WSDL
6 1 (4.00%) MS Excel

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Junior
3 3 (12.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.00%) NHS Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (8.00%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Server Support
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Procurement Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Procurement Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Axis
2 1 (4.00%) WCF
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) NHS
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Economics
3 1 (4.00%) Statistics
3 1 (4.00%) Informatics
3 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Data Management
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITSM
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Research
5 1 (4.00%) Use Case
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Apple
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Juniper
3 1 (4.00%) Sophos
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Lagan
3 1 (4.00%) Trustwave