The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 66 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing Legal 9 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.97% 2.63% 1.77%
As % of the General category 2.62% 6.50% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £138 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £848 £452 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.21% +43.75%
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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
344 354 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.11% 40.46% 34.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 260 150
Average daily rate £370 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Average hourly rate £10.39 £12.25 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.18% -43.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.88 £33.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Legal 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 Legal.

1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 3 (12.00%) Retail
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (8.00%) Operations Management
6 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (8.00%) Logistics
6 2 (8.00%) Law
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 2 (8.00%) MS Office
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (8.00%) SMS
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) Solvency II
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Change Control

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Legal 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 Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Military
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Solvency II Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Head of Operations
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Buyer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Buyer
6 1 (4.00%) Procurement Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Commercial Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.00%) Logistics
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Management
5 2 (8.00%) Open Source
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe