The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 55 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Law 9 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.15% 0.15% 1.04%
As % of the General category 3.47% 0.46% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£405 £550 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +95.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £550 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.32% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
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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 Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
259 218 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.16% 33.33% 37.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 156 129
Average daily rate £350 £370 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £43.10 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Law
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (36.36%) SLA
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) Extranet
3 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) CIPD
4 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (9.09%) Social Media
4 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Extranet
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) People Management
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Security
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) CIPD
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft