The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 111 103 97
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Law 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.25% 0.66% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£431 £350 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £350 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £350 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £310 £328
% change year-on-year
+37.09% -5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
719 602 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.20% 30.27% 33.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 282 333
Average daily rate £350 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £541 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 36
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.74 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Law
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +1 6 £431 +23.21% 5
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (38.46%) SLA
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) CIPD
3 2 (15.38%) MDX
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Balanced Scorecard
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) DTS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) DTS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
2 1 (7.69%) DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Document Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Security
2 1 (7.69%) Balanced Scorecard
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) ETL
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CIPD
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Sophos