The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Government
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 51 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.19% 0.21% -
As % of the General category 1.10% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £90 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £308 £350
% change year-on-year +46.34% -12.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.26 £22.35 £19.97
% change year-on-year -18.29% +11.93%  

Local Government is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 91 124 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 17.17% 25.94% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 106 193
Median daily rate £400 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -1.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £236 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £55.41 £21.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.69% +72.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.93 £9.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £33.50 £15.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in South Wales

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Local Government in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in South Wales

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in South Wales

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Bridgend - 1 £450 -
Local Government
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) arcserve
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) arcserve
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware