The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 66 82 98
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +16
Contract jobs citing Law 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.098% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.40% 0.22% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £331 £305
% change year-on-year
+43.39% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Law
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
253 458 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.21% 45.03% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 209 145
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.98% +118.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Law across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Law
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Law across the Reading region.

Law Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Law
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) WorkSite
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (25.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix