The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 70 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Economics 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.93% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£300 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £418 £358
% change year-on-year
-16.64% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
239 215 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.28% 24.66% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 152 90
Average daily rate £400 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Average hourly rate £53.75 £27.03 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.88% +61.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £11.17 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.75 £48.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Economics
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Netcool
3 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Qualitative Analysis

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Qualitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) EMC