The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 54 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Legal 9 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.23% 1.41% 0.88%
As % of the General category 2.79% 3.27% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +7.57%
Legal
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
323 397 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.13% 42.97% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 203 176
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 33
Average hourly rate £16.84 £34.53 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.24% +101.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.64 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warrington - 2 £350 - 1
Chester +10 1 - - 2
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Legal
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Local Government
4 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
5 2 (9.52%) SAP
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITSM
5 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
5 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.52%) Information Management
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (9.52%) User Experience
5 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.76%) Trapeze
6 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.76%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) QlikView
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) DTS
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) UX Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Web Editor
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITSM
3 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
3 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) Information Management
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
1 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Trapeze
3 1 (4.76%) Civica
3 1 (4.76%) Capita
3 1 (4.76%) AppSense
3 1 (4.76%) Ariba
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Business Objects