The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 133 121 129
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Law 1 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.034% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the General category 0.11% 0.55% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £285 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +11.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £308 £375
% change year-on-year
+44.71% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -13.51%
General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
925 903 1127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.21% 34.39% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 428 635
Average daily rate £400 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 54
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.89 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.01% -23.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £44.90 £41.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Law
England

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 22 July 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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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
Cheshire - 1 £475 - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 3
Manchester - - - - 3
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Legal
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Lync
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ISSAP
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) Python

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) Lync
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) Extranet
General
1 5 (45.45%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Commercial Manager
2 2 (18.18%) IT Procurement Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Procurement Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) ISSAP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix
1 1 (9.09%) NetApp
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