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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 43 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Law 10 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% 0.18% 0.64%
As % of the General category 4.18% 0.47% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
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£123 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-77.72% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.84 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +35.48%
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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
239 213 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.03% 37.37% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 135 70
Average daily rate £370 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £179 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £510 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.84 £9.12 £6.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £16.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015, 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 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
2 7 (36.84%) Blackberry
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Legal
2 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) ISEB
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) UML
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (10.53%) Extranet
7 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
7 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
7 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
7 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
8 1 (5.26%) CIPD
8 1 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Extranet
General
1 7 (36.84%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Service Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Help Desk Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Buyer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Buyer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
1 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) UML
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Data Security
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) CIPD
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) NEC