Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 204 195
Rank change year-on-year +57 -9 -16
Contract jobs citing Law 54 24 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.95% 0.35% 0.53%
As % of the General category 2.83% 1.14% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 18
North West median daily rate £325 £513 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.59% +30.16% -
10th Percentile £113 £290 £218
90th Percentile £402 £756 £482
England median daily rate £425 £405 £410
% change year-on-year +4.94% -1.22% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
North West median hourly rate £10.47 £27.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.93% +139.13% +64.29%
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +12.12% -

Law is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1908 2106 3145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.57% 30.54% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1358 1859
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.19% +11.33%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £263
90th Percentile £609 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 79 120
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -18.09% +34.63%
10th Percentile £11.95 £12.06 £12.35
90th Percentile £48.15 £53.95 £54.00
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.50 £24.54
% change year-on-year +3.31% -0.16% +13.98%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Law as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +42 42 £300 -50.00% 16
Cheshire +16 7 - - 6
Merseyside +10 5 £425 -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 12 (22.22%) Risk Management
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Information Security
3 10 (18.52%) Legal
3 10 (18.52%) CISM
3 10 (18.52%) CISSP
3 10 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (16.67%) .NET
4 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.67%) Banking
5 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
5 8 (14.81%) MVC
5 8 (14.81%) Project Management
5 8 (14.81%) C#
6 7 (12.96%) ITIL
6 7 (12.96%) Service Management
6 7 (12.96%) Data Protection
7 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (11.11%) SQL
8 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.26%) Windows
8 5 (9.26%) Extranet
8 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.26%) Citrix
8 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
8 5 (9.26%) Open Source
8 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (7.41%) Compliance Audit

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 3 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Extranet
2 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 4 (7.41%) Network Security
3 3 (5.56%) LDAP
4 2 (3.70%) DHCP
4 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) Junos
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.85%) Skype
5 1 (1.85%) SMS
5 1 (1.85%) VLAN
5 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) IDOL
3 1 (1.85%) Power BI
3 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.70%) ReSharper
2 2 (3.70%) SonarQube
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Legal
3 9 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Consultant
2 15 (27.78%) Security Consultant
3 13 (24.07%) Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Developer
5 8 (14.81%) IT Consultant
5 8 (14.81%) IT Security Consultant
6 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 5 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
7 5 (9.26%) Service Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Angular Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Junior
10 2 (3.70%) Security Architect
10 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.56%) Web Services
5 2 (3.70%) ADO.NET
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.70%) CSS
5 2 (3.70%) HTML
5 2 (3.70%) JSON
5 2 (3.70%) LINQ
5 2 (3.70%) Middleware
5 2 (3.70%) REST
5 2 (3.70%) WCF
5 2 (3.70%) XML
5 2 (3.70%) XML Schema
5 2 (3.70%) XSLT
6 1 (1.85%) jQuery
6 1 (1.85%) MDX
6 1 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Handset
5 1 (1.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 11 (20.37%) Information Security
3 10 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.81%) MVC
5 8 (14.81%) Project Management
6 7 (12.96%) Data Protection
6 7 (12.96%) ITIL
6 7 (12.96%) Service Management
7 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.26%) Open Source
9 4 (7.41%) Compliance Audit
9 4 (7.41%) Security Architecture
9 4 (7.41%) SIEM
10 3 (5.56%) Behavioural Analysis
10 3 (5.56%) Contract Management
10 3 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (5.56%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 3 (5.56%) Threat Analysis
10 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) C#
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
3 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) XPath
5 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) CISM
1 10 (18.52%) CISSP
2 6 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.70%) CISA
4 1 (1.85%) MOS
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) GDPR
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) COBIT
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Citrix
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
2 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.85%) iManage
2 1 (1.85%) Interwoven
2 1 (1.85%) Juniper
2 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
2 1 (1.85%) Reuters