The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Law
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 143 120
Rank change year-on-year +36 -23  
Contract jobs citing Law 33 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.12% 0.52% 0.77%
As % of the General category 3.44% 1.59% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
Median daily rate £325 £506 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.80% +35.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £410 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £618 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.45 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +5.72%  

Law is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 960 1260 1338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.62% 32.94% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 801 740
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 40 43
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +28.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.73 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Law as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the North West

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Law in the North West

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Law in the North West

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Law 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 23 June 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 +29 29 £300 -41.46% 12
Cheshire +20 2 - - 12
Merseyside +1 1 £400 - 3
Law
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 14 (32.56%) Legal
2 10 (23.26%) Risk Management
3 9 (20.93%) Finance
4 8 (18.60%) Information Security
4 8 (18.60%) CISM
4 8 (18.60%) CISSP
5 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
5 7 (16.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) DevOps
7 5 (11.63%) Windows
7 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.63%) Banking
8 4 (9.30%) Document Management
8 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (9.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.30%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
8 4 (9.30%) Symantec
8 4 (9.30%) Case Management
9 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (6.98%) Skype
9 3 (6.98%) Extranet
9 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.98%) Project Management
9 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
9 3 (6.98%) .NET
9 3 (6.98%) C#

Law
Co-occurring 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 7 (16.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Extranet
1 3 (6.98%) Skype
1 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) IDOL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (32.56%) Legal
2 9 (20.93%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Consultant
2 10 (23.26%) Security Consultant
3 9 (20.93%) IT Consultant
3 9 (20.93%) IT Security Consultant
4 8 (18.60%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Developer
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Commercial Officer
8 2 (4.65%) Messaging Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Splunk Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) PowerShell Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) PowerShell Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Risk Management
2 8 (18.60%) Information Security
3 6 (13.95%) DevOps
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) Case Management
5 4 (9.30%) Document Management
5 4 (9.30%) Scrum
5 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.98%) MVC
6 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Change Management
7 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.65%) Release Management
7 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) C#
2 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) CISM
1 8 (18.60%) CISSP
2 1 (2.33%) CIPD
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) MOS
2 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PMP
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Symantec
3 3 (6.98%) iManage
3 3 (6.98%) Proofpoint
4 2 (4.65%) Splunk
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Ariba
5 1 (2.33%) SAP