The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 98 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing Law 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.63% 0.43%
As % of the General category 1.20% 1.64% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £358
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
584 550 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.07% 38.79% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 316 198
Average daily rate £388 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £17.90 £19.00 £8.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% +117.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Law
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) MS Office
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 8 (34.78%) Banking
4 7 (30.43%) Skype for Business
4 7 (30.43%) iManage
4 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
4 7 (30.43%) Legal
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.04%) Forcepoint
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Network Security
7 3 (13.04%) Proventia
7 3 (13.04%) QRadar
7 3 (13.04%) SIEM
8 2 (8.70%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.70%) People Management
8 2 (8.70%) Document Management
8 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) Interwoven
9 1 (4.35%) Service Management
9 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (4.35%) ITSM
9 1 (4.35%) Remedy
9 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (4.35%) MS Access

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (30.43%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 7 (30.43%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Interactive Media
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Security Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) SIEM Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) SIEM Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Service Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Legal IT Trainer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
1 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) SIEM
1 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.70%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 2 (8.70%) Document Management
2 2 (8.70%) People Management
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Dependency Management
3 1 (4.35%) Iconography
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) ITSM
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) Project Governance
3 1 (4.35%) Security Operations
3 1 (4.35%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.35%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Proventia
1 3 (13.04%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) iManage
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Forcepoint
4 2 (8.70%) Interwoven
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) IronPort
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow