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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Law
England / North West
Rank 116 143 127
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Contract jobs citing Law 11 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.40% 0.66%
As % of the General category 1.39% 1.22% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Median daily rate £340 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £262 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £560 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.72% -

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
791 1229 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.42% 32.67% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 780 671
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £261 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 57 61
Median hourly rate £36.73 £21.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.90% +18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.93 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +14 9 £333 +10.83% 15
Merseyside 0 1 £475 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 10 (47.62%) Finance
1 10 (47.62%) Legal
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Document Management
4 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
4 4 (19.05%) MS Office
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Extranet
5 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Visualfiles
5 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (14.29%) Case Management
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.76%) ISEB
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) SQL

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 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
1 10 (47.62%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Trainer
4 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Packager
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Procurement Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Document Management
1 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Case Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) iManage