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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 57 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Legal 15 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.60% 1.56% 1.59%
As % of the General category 4.14% 3.45% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 11
Average daily rate £690 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.35% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £294 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £481 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+143.58% +27.86%
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
362 348 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.59% 45.31% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 201 165
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £280 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 31
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.81 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -56.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 13 February 2016.

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
Warrington 0 10 £700 -
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Macclesfield -3 1 £290 -40.20%
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Legal
North West

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (69.57%) Risk Management
2 15 (65.22%) Security Management
2 15 (65.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (65.22%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (60.87%) Protective Monitoring
3 14 (60.87%) Security Operations
3 14 (60.87%) SABSA
3 14 (60.87%) TOGAF
3 14 (60.87%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (47.83%) Security Architecture
5 9 (39.13%) CLAS
5 9 (39.13%) CISSP
6 6 (26.09%) Identity Management
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) Finance
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) SaaS
8 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
9 1 (4.35%) WCF
9 1 (4.35%) Use Case
9 1 (4.35%) jQuery
9 1 (4.35%) Time Management
9 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
9 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
9 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
9 1 (4.35%) Digital Forensics
9 1 (4.35%) Solvency II

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Architect
2 13 (56.52%) Security Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Angular Developer
4 2 (8.70%) CISSP Architect
4 2 (8.70%) CLAS Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) HR Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SABSA Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) HR Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) HR Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.35%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) PMI
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Risk Management
2 15 (65.22%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (65.22%) Security Management
2 15 (65.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (60.87%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (60.87%) Protective Monitoring
3 14 (60.87%) SABSA
3 14 (60.87%) Security Operations
3 14 (60.87%) TOGAF
4 11 (47.83%) Security Architecture
5 6 (26.09%) Identity Management
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.35%) ERP
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CISSP
1 9 (39.13%) CLAS
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) FATCA
1 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle