The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 97 98 100
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Law 13 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the General category 1.80% 1.01% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
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£123 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-77.72% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -18.82%
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
721 693 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.62% 32.07% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 372 237
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 60
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.10 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Law
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Law across the West Midlands region.

Law Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Law
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Birmingham +4 12 £123 -77.72% 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Coventry - - - - 5
Staffordshire - - - -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (33.33%) Legal
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
1 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
2 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 6 (25.00%) ISEB
3 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (20.83%) SLA
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.67%) UML
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Finance
6 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (8.33%) Extranet
7 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
7 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (8.33%) CIPD
7 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Coaching
8 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Extranet
General
1 8 (33.33%) Legal
2 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Service Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
1 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) UML
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
5 1 (4.17%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Data Security
5 1 (4.17%) Balanced Scorecard
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) Citrix
1 1 (4.17%) Sophos
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 months + extension
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago