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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 139 129 130
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Law 23 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.80% 0.19%
As % of the General category 1.78% 2.32% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
Median daily rate £465 £320 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.39% -39.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +7.57%
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
1290 1293 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.64% 34.68% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 718 561
Median daily rate £400 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £288 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 39
Median hourly rate £26.06 £26.33 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -24.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £14.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £59.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 15 £275 -8.33% 10
Cheshire -2 7 £500 -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 17 (40.48%) Windows
3 15 (35.71%) ITIL
3 15 (35.71%) Blackberry
3 15 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (35.71%) Legal
4 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (33.33%) MS Office
4 14 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 14 (33.33%) Open Source
5 13 (30.95%) Document Management
6 12 (28.57%) Banking
6 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
9 9 (21.43%) MCDST
9 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
10 8 (19.05%) Service Design
10 8 (19.05%) Citrix
10 8 (19.05%) Project Management
11 7 (16.67%) VPN
11 7 (16.67%) Python
11 7 (16.67%) Web Services
11 7 (16.67%) C++
11 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 7 (16.67%) Problem Management
11 7 (16.67%) MOS
11 7 (16.67%) TDD
11 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS

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 15 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) VPN
2 6 (14.29%) Extranet
3 4 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) Legal
3 12 (28.57%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) French Language
4 3 (7.14%) German Language
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support
4 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Digital Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Digital Technical Architect
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.90%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.14%) Unix
5 2 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) ITIL
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 14 (33.33%) Open Source
3 13 (30.95%) Document Management
4 8 (19.05%) Project Management
4 8 (19.05%) Service Design
5 7 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 7 (16.67%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.29%) Data Management
6 6 (14.29%) OWASP
6 6 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (11.90%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
8 4 (9.52%) Migration
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) C++
1 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 7 (16.67%) Python
2 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.90%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) FQL
3 5 (11.90%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) VB
4 2 (4.76%) C
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (21.43%) MCDST
3 7 (16.67%) MOS
4 6 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (11.90%) MCP
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (7.14%) Degree
8 2 (4.76%) MCSA
8 2 (4.76%) MCSE
8 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.38%) Veritas File System
2 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Citrix
3 6 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (4.76%) EMC
5 2 (4.76%) IronPort
5 2 (4.76%) Proofpoint
5 2 (4.76%) Veritas
6 1 (2.38%) AppSense
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) iManage
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Remedy
6 1 (2.38%) RightFax
6 1 (2.38%) VMware