The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 60 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Legal 35 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.36% 0.88% 1.43%
As % of the General category 7.45% 3.36% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 7
Average daily rate £425 £390 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £188 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £470 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £407 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+120.93% +38.70%
Legal
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
470 298 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 31.63% 26.16% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 211 179
Average daily rate £394 £396 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% +13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £15.49 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £35.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 19 (27.54%) Windows
3 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
4 13 (18.84%) Windows 7
5 12 (17.39%) Law
5 12 (17.39%) VMware
6 11 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
7 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
7 10 (14.49%) MCSA
7 10 (14.49%) MS Office
7 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (14.49%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (13.04%) Security Operations
8 9 (13.04%) Security Management
8 9 (13.04%) CISSP
8 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
9 8 (11.59%) e-Learning
9 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (11.59%) CIPD
10 7 (10.14%) Project Management
10 7 (10.14%) TOGAF
10 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (10.14%) Protective Monitoring
10 7 (10.14%) SABSA
11 6 (8.70%) CLAS
11 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
11 6 (8.70%) Migration
11 6 (8.70%) MCT

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Office
2 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) BGP
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.45%) MPLS
1 1 (1.45%) Network Security
1 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) JIRA
1 2 (2.90%) Maven
1 2 (2.90%) Selenium
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Law
3 5 (7.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Analyst
2 12 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (14.49%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 10 (14.49%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (11.59%) IT Trainer
4 8 (11.59%) Trainer
5 7 (10.14%) Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Legal IT Trainer
7 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Web Services
2 2 (2.90%) CSS
2 2 (2.90%) CSS3
2 2 (2.90%) HTML
2 2 (2.90%) jQuery
3 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) e-Learning
2 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.25%) NHS
4 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.35%) CESG
6 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.45%) IVR
7 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Windows
2 13 (18.84%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (14.49%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
3 9 (13.04%) Security Management
3 9 (13.04%) Security Operations
4 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (10.14%) Project Management
5 7 (10.14%) Protective Monitoring
5 7 (10.14%) SABSA
5 7 (10.14%) TOGAF
6 6 (8.70%) Migration
7 5 (7.25%) Security Architecture
8 4 (5.80%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (5.80%) Identity Management
8 4 (5.80%) Open Source
8 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.35%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.35%) Information Security
9 3 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) Java
2 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.49%) MCSA
3 9 (13.04%) CISSP
4 8 (11.59%) CIPD
5 6 (8.70%) CLAS
5 6 (8.70%) MCT
6 3 (4.35%) ECDL
6 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.45%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.45%) Degree
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.90%) QA
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) VMware
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco
3 2 (2.90%) HP
4 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) iManage