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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 57 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Legal 10 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.29% 2.31% 0.75%
As % of the General category 2.92% 6.16% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.75 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+60.34% -12.12%
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
342 292 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.13% 37.53% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 144 105
Average daily rate £413 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £582 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 26
Average hourly rate £14.81 £35.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.70% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £25.04 £7.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 5 March 2015.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Macclesfield -4 1 £485 +29.33%
Warrington - 1 - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Legal
North West

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (23.81%) Finance
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (19.05%) Local Government
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
4 2 (9.52%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.52%) PVCS
4 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) Delphi
4 2 (9.52%) Progress
4 2 (9.52%) WebSpeed
4 2 (9.52%) VB6
4 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) QlikView
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) DTS
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) PVCS
1 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (9.52%) WebSpeed
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Local Government
3 2 (9.52%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Publishing
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Architect
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) UX Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Packager
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VB
2 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) Delphi
2 2 (9.52%) VB6
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
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
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Progress
2 2 (9.52%) Sculptor
3 1 (4.76%) Trapeze
3 1 (4.76%) Civica
3 1 (4.76%) Capita
3 1 (4.76%) AppSense
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.76%) SAP