The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 142 132 130
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Law 25 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the General category 1.60% 0.42% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£400 £750 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +102.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £530 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £750 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £310
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +53.22%
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%
Law
England

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

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1562 962 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.12% 31.18% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 531 504
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 36 59
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.91 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.97 £42.00 £33.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Law
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Law
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Manchester - 11 £413 - 7
Merseyside -8 2 £275 -
Cheshire -9 1 £375 -38.77% 1
Lancashire -11 1 £467 -37.80% 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 30 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 19 (35.19%) Finance
4 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 14 (25.93%) Legal
5 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
6 13 (24.07%) Migration
7 11 (20.37%) Incident Management
7 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
8 10 (18.52%) MS Office
8 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 9 (16.67%) ITIL
10 8 (14.81%) Citrix
10 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (14.81%) A+ Certification
10 8 (14.81%) MCDST
10 8 (14.81%) MCITP
10 8 (14.81%) MOS
10 8 (14.81%) Document Management
10 8 (14.81%) ITIL V3
11 7 (12.96%) VMware
11 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (9.26%) Project Management
12 5 (9.26%) Websense
12 5 (9.26%) Cisco
12 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
12 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (7.41%) Firewall

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) Lync
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.52%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) LAN
1 4 (7.41%) WAN
1 4 (7.41%) DNS
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) DHCP
2 2 (3.70%) SNMP
2 2 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MS Access
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MSI
2 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) Legal
3 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.41%) Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 2 (3.70%) Billing
6 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Project Manager
1 8 (14.81%) Team Leader
1 8 (14.81%) Technical Team Leader
1 8 (14.81%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 6 (11.11%) Consultant
3 5 (9.26%) Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Security Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Cryptography Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Project Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.85%) CSS
1 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.85%) jQuery
1 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.85%) HTML5
1 1 (1.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.70%) Windows NT
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Migration
2 11 (20.37%) Incident Management
3 9 (16.67%) ITIL
4 8 (14.81%) Document Management
4 8 (14.81%) ITIL V3
5 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.26%) Project Management
7 4 (7.41%) CRM
7 4 (7.41%) Network Design
8 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.56%) Information Security
8 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.56%) Service Management
8 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
8 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.56%) Change Control
9 2 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (3.70%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VBScript
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.81%) MOS
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.81%) A+ Certification
2 8 (14.81%) MCDST
2 8 (14.81%) MCITP
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) CISM
5 1 (1.85%) MBA
5 1 (1.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) XenApp
2 2 (3.70%) XenServer
2 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) WSUS
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
1 2 (3.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Citrix
3 7 (12.96%) VMware
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco
4 5 (9.26%) Websense
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) Lotus
5 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.85%) Amdocs
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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