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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 66 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing Law 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.22% 0.94%
As % of the General category 0.68% 0.67% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£100 £363 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.41% -7.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.68 £13.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+57.63% -11.29%
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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
294 300 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 33.49% 32.79% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 214 177
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Average hourly rate £36.40 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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
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 24 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 (35.71%) Risk Management
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) SLA
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) BS25999
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) CITP
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Data Scientist
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Services Director
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Information Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Practice Management
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) CITP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
1 3 (21.43%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) ARCserve
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Amdocs
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) OpenText
3 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.14%) Mitel