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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 120 125 123
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Law 14 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.39% 0.87% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
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£340 £300 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £213 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £418 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+34.33% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £7.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
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
1007 1038 1226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.55% 35.22% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 516 638
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 65 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.89 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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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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
Merseyside +1 4 £213 -42.56% 4
Manchester -11 4 - - 8
Cheshire +6 3 £613 +114.91% 3
Lancashire - 1 £750 -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (33.33%) Legal
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Hitachi
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Legal
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Procurement Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Trainer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Junior IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
1 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
1 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Security
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) OPNET
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) Hitachi
1 2 (13.33%) NetApp
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec
1 2 (13.33%) Brocade
2 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Compuware
2 1 (6.67%) HP
Cheshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 320 - 360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Slater Gordon
Rate: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Slater Gordon
Rate: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Slater Gordon
Rate: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 26 days ago