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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 131 122 119
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Law 11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the General category 1.10% 0.54% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
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£475 £363 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £283 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,100 £451 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +35.48%
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
998 930 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.47% 32.57% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 569 626
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £538 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 36
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £12.75 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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 2 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 2 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 -4 7 £688 +89.65% 10
Gloucestershire - 1 £475 - 1
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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 8 (32.00%) Legal
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.00%) MS Office
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.00%) Information Management
6 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.00%) Open Source
6 3 (12.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) BS25999
6 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) jQuery
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.00%) CITP
7 2 (8.00%) Amdocs
7 2 (8.00%) Document Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (32.00%) Legal
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Data Scientist
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Services Director
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Junior
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Trainer
5 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) CSS
1 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (4.00%) LINQ
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (12.00%) Information Management
4 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Document Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) CITP
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) BS25999
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Amdocs
3 1 (4.00%) Mitel
3 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Interwoven
3 1 (4.00%) Open Text