The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Birmingham 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 45 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Legal 13 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.13% 2.74% 1.65%
As % of the General category 6.16% 8.86% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Average daily rate £180 £175 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £150 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £453 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.61 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.44% -27.50%
General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
211 158 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.65% 30.92% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 85 130
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £167 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £34.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.87% +98.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Legal
West Midlands

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Legal 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 Legal.

1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) HP
3 10 (45.45%) Tivoli
3 10 (45.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (45.45%) Workflow
4 9 (40.91%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) MS Office
5 7 (31.82%) Degree
6 5 (22.73%) Time Management
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) Banking
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) IBM Notes
7 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 4 (18.18%) Lotus
8 3 (13.64%) PRINCE
8 3 (13.64%) Citrix
8 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
9 2 (9.09%) Risk Analytics
9 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 2 (9.09%) Analytics
9 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
9 2 (9.09%) Market Risk
9 2 (9.09%) SCCM
9 2 (9.09%) QA
9 2 (9.09%) Law

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Legal 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 Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) IBM Notes
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) Documentum
4 1 (4.55%) FileNet
4 1 (4.55%) WorkSite
4 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.55%) MS Project
4 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
1 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Data Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (13.64%) Coordinator
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
1 2 (9.09%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Workflow
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Time Management
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Software Distribution
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) BPR
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) VBScript
1 1 (4.55%) VB
1 1 (4.55%) VBA
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.55%) IAG
2 1 (4.55%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Tivoli
1 10 (45.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) Lotus
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
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