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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 67 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Economics 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.45% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.54% 1.00% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £388 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.51% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Economics
South West

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
260 201 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.31% 22.92% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 152 127
Average daily rate £371 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £36.78 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £65.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) BMC
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) CMMI
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Database Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (100.00%) CMMI
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) BMC
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) VMware