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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 112 112 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Law 20 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the General category 1.81% 1.00% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
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£350 £325 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +71.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +35.48%
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
1104 900 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.10% 33.72% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 468 356
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 46 57
Average hourly rate £18.13 £30.00 £16.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.56% +76.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £9.05 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £43.10 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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
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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 9 £350 -4.10% 17
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 4
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Legal
3 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
4 4 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.53%) Information Security
4 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) WAN
5 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) Windows
5 3 (7.89%) LAN
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Firewall
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
6 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.26%) XenApp
6 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) VSAM
6 2 (5.26%) PKI

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (5.26%) CICS
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.26%) DataStage
2 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Legal
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
1 6 (15.79%) Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Procurement Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Procurement Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Design Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Design Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) JSON
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) JCE
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) Ajax
2 1 (2.63%) Mustache
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) CSS3
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
1 2 (5.26%) VSAM
1 2 (5.26%) PKI
1 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.63%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) UNIX
2 2 (5.26%) AIX
2 2 (5.26%) Solaris
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Project Management
2 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
3 4 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.53%) Information Security
3 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Matrix Management
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) CMMI
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
6 1 (2.63%) ETL
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) COBOL
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) CCA
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CCEA
2 1 (2.63%) CCNP
2 1 (2.63%) CCIA
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
1 2 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) OPNET
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.89%) Citrix
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
2 2 (5.26%) Brocade
2 2 (5.26%) Symantec
2 2 (5.26%) CA
2 2 (5.26%) Hitachi
2 2 (5.26%) NetApp
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Apple
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Compuware
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
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