The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Chester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 39 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing Legal 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.39% 1.99% 3.13%
As % of the General category 1.41% 7.50% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.61 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.44% -27.50%
General Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
71 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.73% 26.49% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 12
Average daily rate £350 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £305 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.57 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +226.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Legal
Cheshire

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Legal
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle