The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 33 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Law 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.53% 1.32% 1.04%
As % of the General category 4.76% 4.69% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£213 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £363 £307
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +18.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -2.30%
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
84 64 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.06% 28.07% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 26
Average daily rate £340 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £221 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Law
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Law
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Liverpool -3 4 £213 -29.16% 5
Wirral - - - -
Law
North West

Law
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (50.00%) Legal
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Trainer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Head of IT
1 1 (25.00%) Printer Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Security
1 1 (25.00%) Head of IT Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix