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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 134 134 123
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Law 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.89% 0.42% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
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£300 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £325 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £589 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £373 £378
% change year-on-year
-8.72% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.96%
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
1008 961 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.37% 33.26% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 570 601
Average daily rate £412 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 33
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.41% -29.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £12.77 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +3 6 £288 -20.68% 10
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (26.92%) Legal
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) MS Office
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) SLA
5 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security
5 3 (11.54%) Degree
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) BS25999
5 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
5 3 (11.54%) Information Management
5 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
5 3 (11.54%) Open Source
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (26.92%) Legal
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Data Scientist
3 2 (7.69%) Services Director
3 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Technician
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Junior
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XSLT
1 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.85%) LINQ
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
1 1 (3.85%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
1 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
1 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) Information Management
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
4 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
5 2 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) CITP
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (11.54%) BS25999
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) ARCserve
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) McAfee
3 2 (7.69%) Amdocs
3 2 (7.69%) Splunk
3 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.85%) Mitel
4 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.85%) OpenText
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle