The first 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 August 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 Cheshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 62 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Legal 5 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 1.67% 0.48%
As % of the General category 1.75% 3.71% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -5.88%
General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
286 350 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.71% 44.93% 41.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 164 247
Average daily rate £420 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £196 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 16
Average hourly rate £18.25 £32.56 £31.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.94% +1.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £16.84 £19.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £47.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Legal
North West

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 August 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 - 1 - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Chester - - - - 2
Legal
North West

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (40.00%) Finance
1 8 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Data Management
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) MS Access
4 2 (10.00%) SAS
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Teradata
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) ISSAP
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) Statistics
5 1 (5.00%) Business Development
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) COBIT
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Moq
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
1 8 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Risk Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
3 2 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Information Risk Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modeller
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Data Management
2 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Business Development
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Teradata