The 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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 51 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Law 4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.75% 1.61% 0.73%
As % of the General category 2.07% 4.63% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £450 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +56.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%
Law
East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
193 216 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.35% 34.84% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 111 46
Average daily rate £400 £384 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £140 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 45
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 2015. 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 +10 4 - -
Law
East of England

Law
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
1 15 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
1 15 (100.00%) Document Management
1 15 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 15 (100.00%) MS Office
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) MS Excel

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 15 (100.00%) MS Office
2 14 (93.33%) MS Excel
General
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Analyst
1 15 (100.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 15 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 15 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Document Management
1 15 (100.00%) Incident Management
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix