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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 49 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Law 11 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.63% 1.34% 0.37%
As % of the General category 4.82% 3.32% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Average daily rate £390 £123 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+218.36% -67.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.84 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +108.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
Law
West Midlands

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
228 241 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.73% 40.50% 38.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 134 119
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £6.84 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) Legal
4 17 (65.38%) Windows 7
5 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 16 (61.54%) Citrix
5 16 (61.54%) Blackberry
6 15 (57.69%) MS Office
6 15 (57.69%) iManage
7 14 (53.85%) Windows XP
8 4 (15.38%) Time Management
9 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
9 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (11.54%) Service Management
9 3 (11.54%) ITIL
9 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
10 2 (7.69%) VPN
10 2 (7.69%) SLA
10 2 (7.69%) Cisco
10 2 (7.69%) Project Management
10 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (7.69%) Change Management
10 2 (7.69%) SCCM
10 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
10 2 (7.69%) Mitel
10 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
10 2 (7.69%) Mimecast
10 2 (7.69%) Ticket Management
10 2 (7.69%) iPhone
10 2 (7.69%) iPad

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
General
1 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 18 (69.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) German Language
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
1 13 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 13 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Legal Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Compliance Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) IT Director
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) PC Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Service Improvement Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Service Improvement Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) iPad
2 2 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows 7
3 14 (53.85%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Time Management
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
2 3 (11.54%) Service Management
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.69%) Ticket Management
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Citrix
2 15 (57.69%) iManage
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Mitel
3 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft