The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Essex region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 36 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Law 19 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.92% 2.18% 2.87%
As % of the General category 10.56% 7.30% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 11
Average daily rate
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£475 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+58.92% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -37.25%
General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
180 137 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.11% 29.85% 34.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 42 100
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £260 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £540 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £38.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Law
East of England

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Law
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Law
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Colchester -1 14 £473 -
Basildon - - - -
Law
East of England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (91.30%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Citrix
3 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
4 14 (60.87%) Incident Management
4 14 (60.87%) Windows 7
4 14 (60.87%) Blackberry
4 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
4 14 (60.87%) MS Office
5 10 (43.48%) Finance
5 10 (43.48%) Document Management
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
7 6 (26.09%) NetApp
7 6 (26.09%) ITSM
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (26.09%) XenApp
7 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (13.04%) Degree
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
11 2 (8.70%) Legal
11 2 (8.70%) assyst
12 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
12 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
12 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
12 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
1 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) MS Office
1 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) assyst
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Analyst
1 15 (65.22%) Service Analyst
1 15 (65.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 14 (60.87%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Problem Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Change Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Manager
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Service Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Service Continuity Manager
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Change Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Change and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Incident Management
2 10 (43.48%) Document Management
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) ITSM
5 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
6 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Change Management
8 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
8 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
8 1 (4.35%) Process Management
8 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
8 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
8 1 (4.35%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Citrix
2 6 (26.09%) NetApp
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft