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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 80 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Law 17 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.04% 0.52% 0.54%
As % of the General category 2.52% 1.56% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £530 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.11% +76.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £530 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £530 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.72% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-19.09% +6.45%
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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
675 449 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.16% 33.26% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 247 151
Average daily rate £400 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £175 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 19
Average hourly rate £15.98 £18.30 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.71% +52.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £11.69 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £96.00 £78.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

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 6 May 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 14 (56.00%) Legal
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) MS Office
4 9 (36.00%) ITIL
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (36.00%) Document Management
4 9 (36.00%) MCDST
5 8 (32.00%) MCITP
5 8 (32.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (32.00%) MOS
5 8 (32.00%) A+ Certification
5 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL V3
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) Firewall
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco
8 3 (12.00%) Citrix
8 3 (12.00%) LAN
8 3 (12.00%) WAN
8 3 (12.00%) SQL
8 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.00%) Network Design

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
2 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) SNMP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) MPLS
4 1 (4.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (56.00%) Legal
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Team Leader
1 8 (32.00%) Technical Team Leader
1 8 (32.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 3 (12.00%) Procurement Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.00%) Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
1 9 (36.00%) Document Management
2 8 (32.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (32.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design
5 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
6 1 (4.00%) BPR
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (36.00%) MCDST
2 8 (32.00%) MCITP
2 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) A+ Certification
2 8 (32.00%) MOS
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) XenApp
1 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
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