The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 63 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Legal 35 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.16% 1.42% 1.52%
As % of the General category 5.42% 4.16% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 7
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£300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £205 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £437 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £28.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-47.36% +78.12%
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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
646 433 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.90% 34.15% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 252 188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.98 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.71% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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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
Oldham - 2 £300 -
Salford - 1 £225 - 1
Legal
North West

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 28 (49.12%) Finance
2 20 (35.09%) Windows
3 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
4 15 (26.32%) MS Office
4 15 (26.32%) Law
5 14 (24.56%) Windows 7
6 13 (22.81%) ITIL
7 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (15.79%) Project Management
8 9 (15.79%) Document Management
8 9 (15.79%) MCDST
8 9 (15.79%) MCITP
9 8 (14.04%) Incident Management
9 8 (14.04%) MOS
9 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
9 8 (14.04%) A+ Certification
9 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
9 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
9 8 (14.04%) ITIL V3
10 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
10 6 (10.53%) NFS
10 6 (10.53%) SQL
10 6 (10.53%) Amdocs
10 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
11 5 (8.77%) Migration
11 5 (8.77%) Service Management
12 4 (7.02%) Cisco
12 4 (7.02%) Citrix
12 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (7.02%) VMware

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (1.75%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.75%) Lync
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (26.32%) MS Office
2 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) MS Project
4 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) ATM
1 1 (1.75%) DHCP
1 1 (1.75%) DNS
1 1 (1.75%) DMZ
1 1 (1.75%) Extranet
1 1 (1.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
General
1 28 (49.12%) Finance
2 15 (26.32%) Law
3 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.02%) Local Government
5 3 (5.26%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Team Leader
2 8 (14.04%) Technical Team Leader
2 8 (14.04%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 6 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Contracts Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Project Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Transition Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Buyer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Buyer
7 2 (3.51%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) J2EE
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Project Management
2 9 (15.79%) Document Management
3 8 (14.04%) Incident Management
3 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
3 8 (14.04%) ITIL V3
4 5 (8.77%) Service Management
4 5 (8.77%) Migration
5 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.26%) Information Security
6 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.51%) BPR
7 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.51%) Information Management
7 2 (3.51%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.51%) C
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) C++
3 1 (1.75%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.79%) MCDST
2 9 (15.79%) MCITP
3 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) A+ Certification
3 8 (14.04%) MOS
4 4 (7.02%) Degree
5 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.75%) MCP
6 1 (1.75%) MCSA
6 1 (1.75%) CCNP
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.75%) COBIT
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) NFS
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Amdocs
3 4 (7.02%) Citrix
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco
3 4 (7.02%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Avaya
4 1 (1.75%) Symantec
4 1 (1.75%) Websense
4 1 (1.75%) Rapid7
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