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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 129 125 127
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Law 2 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.066% 0.15% 0.46%
As % of the General category 0.21% 0.42% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £285 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £294 £338
% change year-on-year
+51.48% -12.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -37.25%
General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
939 944 1136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.15% 34.83% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 445 640
Average daily rate £400 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £488 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 52 53
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.30 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.39% -30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £41.13 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
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 29 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 -
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 4
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 (41.67%) Legal
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Lync
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ISSAP
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Pharmacovigilance

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Extranet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (41.67%) Legal
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Commercial Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Procurement Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Procurement Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) ISSAP
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) NetApp