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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 135 138 140
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Law 13 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.59% 0.094%
As % of the General category 1.19% 1.63% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £513 £400 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -46.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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
1091 1532 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.33% 36.19% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 854 555
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.48 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.32 £57.48 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Law as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 10 £600 +45.45% 7
Cheshire +14 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Merseyside +7 1 - - 2
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Law.

1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 14 (38.89%) ITIL
3 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (33.33%) Legal
4 12 (33.33%) Windows
5 10 (27.78%) Blackberry
5 10 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (27.78%) Data Protection
5 10 (27.78%) Open Source
6 9 (25.00%) MS Office
6 9 (25.00%) Document Management
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (19.44%) Java
8 7 (19.44%) MCDST
9 6 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (16.67%) Banking
9 6 (16.67%) Data Management
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 6 (16.67%) Extranet
9 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
9 6 (16.67%) OWASP
10 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
10 5 (13.89%) FQL
10 5 (13.89%) ServiceNow
10 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
10 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
10 5 (13.89%) MCP

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Extranet
2 4 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Legal
3 6 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) French Language
4 1 (2.78%) German Language
4 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support
4 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Digital Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Digital Technical Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Monitoring Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Tivoli Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
1 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
1 5 (13.89%) CAML
1 5 (13.89%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) Ajax
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) RESTful
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Data Protection
3 10 (27.78%) Open Source
4 9 (25.00%) Document Management
5 6 (16.67%) Data Management
5 6 (16.67%) OWASP
5 6 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
6 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) Service Design
7 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.11%) TDD
8 3 (8.33%) Service Management
8 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
9 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
9 2 (5.56%) Scrum
9 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) FQL
2 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) VB
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) LotusScript
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (19.44%) MCDST
3 5 (13.89%) MCP
4 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (8.33%) MOS
5 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) ServiceNow
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix
3 4 (11.11%) NetIQ
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) iManage
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Lotus
6 1 (2.78%) Proofpoint
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) Veritas
6 1 (2.78%) VMware