The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 132 132 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs citing Law 12 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the General category 1.24% 0.39% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
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£488 £145 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+236.20% -45.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £145 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £145 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £445 £294
% change year-on-year
-12.92% +51.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Law
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
965 1026 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.16% 33.44% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 685 484
Average daily rate £400 £385 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 50 26
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +80.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Law
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Law
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +1 6 £450 - 6
Wiltshire - 4 - -
Somerset - 1 £475 - 1
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Use Case
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Legal
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Splunk
4 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Rose
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Build Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Head of Procurement
3 1 (5.88%) Head of Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Service Design Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Development Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) LINQ
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) Use Case
2 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CIPD
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) BS25999
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) ARCserve
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) McAfee
2 2 (11.76%) Splunk
2 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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