The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 78 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Law 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% 0.25% 0.93%
As % of the General category 0.74% 0.63% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.38% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.68 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+31.36% +6.45%
Law
North West

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

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
408 315 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.76% 38.99% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 157 133
Average daily rate £425 £389 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% +5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £42.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -18.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £25.00 £14.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Law
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Law
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration