The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 69 71 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing Law 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.66% 0.23% 0.92%
As % of the General category 1.87% 0.72% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£288 £363 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £313 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £413 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.96%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
321 277 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.35% 31.41% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 189 170
Average daily rate £375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £36.40 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.57% -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Law
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Law 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 Law.

1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
1 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) SLA
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) BS25999
3 3 (16.67%) Legal
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Amdocs
4 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Law 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 Law. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Data Scientist
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Services Director
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Information Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Practice Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Document Management
5 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) CITP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
1 3 (16.67%) BS25999
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) ARCserve
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Citrix
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Amdocs
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Mitel
3 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.56%) OpenText