The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 109 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Law 13 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the General category 1.16% 1.05% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
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£350 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £370 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £505 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.84% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
Law
South East

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

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1123 1051 1390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.01% 42.48% 52.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 495 432
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 40
Average hourly rate £18.75 £26.25 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +53.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.80 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £39.85 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Law
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Law
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
Reading +8 2 £450 -5.26%
Slough - 1 £350 -
Bracknell - - - -
Law
South East

Law
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 18 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 17 (80.95%) Legal
3 9 (42.86%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) MS Office
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) NFS
5 3 (14.29%) 3G
5 3 (14.29%) Amdocs
5 3 (14.29%) 4G
6 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) CIPD
7 1 (4.76%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) .NET
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (4.76%) BEA
7 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) SOA

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) 3G
1 3 (14.29%) 4G
General
1 18 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 17 (80.95%) Legal
3 9 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Junior
2 3 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) UML
3 1 (4.76%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CIPD
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) NFS
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Amdocs
3 1 (4.76%) BEA