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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 60 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Legal 11 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.36% 1.16% 0.57%
As % of the General category 3.59% 2.60% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
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£450 £443 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +18.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -3.03%
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
306 423 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.92% 44.53% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 217 218
Average daily rate £400 £385 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £227 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £568 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 9
Average hourly rate £18.27 £31.56 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.11% -32.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.84 £35.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Legal
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

Legal
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

Legal
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

Legal
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 1 October 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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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 - -
Knutsford +13 1 £450 +3.44% 2
Wilmslow - 1 £375 - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Legal
North West

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (10.00%) Information Management
5 2 (10.00%) User Experience
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.00%) Local Government
6 1 (5.00%) Smartphone

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (5.00%) UX Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Editor
5 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Information Management
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) SIEM
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (5.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) SAP
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix
1 1 (5.00%) Ariba
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