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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 86 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Law 10 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.080% 0.39%
As % of the General category 1.64% 0.22% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£425 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
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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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
611 451 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.68% 35.99% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 255 191
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 22
Average hourly rate £15.98 £23.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.02% +59.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £15.85 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.79 £64.00 £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

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 7 July 2015, 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 15 (65.22%) Legal
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) MS Office
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 9 (39.13%) Document Management
4 9 (39.13%) MCDST
5 8 (34.78%) MCITP
5 8 (34.78%) Incident Management
5 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
5 8 (34.78%) ITIL V3
5 8 (34.78%) MOS
5 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
5 8 (34.78%) A+ Certification
6 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (13.04%) Migration
9 3 (13.04%) Finance
9 3 (13.04%) VMware
9 3 (13.04%) Clustering
9 3 (13.04%) Service Management
9 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 3 (13.04%) Citrix
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
1 2 (8.70%) SNMP
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) MPLS
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 15 (65.22%) Legal
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Team Leader
1 8 (34.78%) Technical Team Leader
1 8 (34.78%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 3 (13.04%) Project Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Procurement Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
1 9 (39.13%) Document Management
2 8 (34.78%) Incident Management
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL V3
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (39.13%) MCDST
2 8 (34.78%) MCITP
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) A+ Certification
2 8 (34.78%) MOS
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) MBA
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) SAP