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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 67 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Legal 38 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.09% 1.24% 1.45%
As % of the General category 6.07% 2.97% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 8
Average daily rate £345 £325 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £253 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £495 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £373
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.99 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £15.25 £17.61
% change year-on-year
+155.73% -13.40%
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
626 708 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.47% 41.92% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 348 249
Average daily rate £391 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £18.99 £18.00 £18.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% -1.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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 1 May 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 31 (46.27%) Finance
2 15 (22.39%) Banking
3 14 (20.90%) Windows
4 13 (19.40%) ITIL
5 12 (17.91%) MS Office
5 12 (17.91%) Law
6 10 (14.93%) Java
6 10 (14.93%) Blackberry
6 10 (14.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
6 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (13.43%) Citrix
8 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
9 7 (10.45%) MOS
9 7 (10.45%) Document Management
9 7 (10.45%) MCDST
9 7 (10.45%) QA
9 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.45%) Project Management
9 7 (10.45%) SAP
9 7 (10.45%) VPN
10 6 (8.96%) SAP BW
10 6 (8.96%) NetWeaver
10 6 (8.96%) Service Management
10 6 (8.96%) SAP Basis
10 6 (8.96%) Coaching
10 6 (8.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (8.96%) Supplier Management
10 6 (8.96%) SAP SRM

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (14.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (8.96%) NetWeaver
3 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Office
2 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.99%) MS Project
4 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) SAP SRM
2 3 (4.48%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.49%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) VPN
2 3 (4.48%) DHCP
2 3 (4.48%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) HTTP
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) Extranet
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.49%) Network Security
4 1 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SAP BW
2 5 (7.46%) DB2
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.99%) Power BI
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.49%) GIS
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Gradle
1 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.48%) Maven
2 2 (2.99%) GDB
3 1 (1.49%) Appium
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.49%) tSQLt
General
1 31 (46.27%) Finance
2 15 (22.39%) Banking
3 12 (17.91%) Law
4 3 (4.48%) French Language
4 3 (4.48%) German Language
5 2 (2.99%) Games
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) Service Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) IT Manager
4 6 (8.96%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Legal Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Software Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Asset Management Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) SAP Basis Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.49%) MDX
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) Life Science
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.48%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) ITIL
2 7 (10.45%) Document Management
2 7 (10.45%) Project Management
3 6 (8.96%) Coaching
3 6 (8.96%) SAP Implementation
3 6 (8.96%) Service Management
3 6 (8.96%) Supplier Management
3 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.46%) Time Management
5 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.97%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.97%) E-Procurement
5 4 (5.97%) Information Security
5 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.97%) Software Asset Management
5 4 (5.97%) Software Licensing
5 4 (5.97%) Target Operating Model
5 4 (5.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) Java
2 3 (4.48%) C++
2 3 (4.48%) Python
2 3 (4.48%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) C
4 1 (1.49%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.45%) MCDST
2 7 (10.45%) MOS
3 6 (8.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) MCP
5 2 (2.99%) MCSA
5 2 (2.99%) MCSE
5 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) HND
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) AIFMD
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) UCITS
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) Docker
3 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
2 2 (2.99%) Ansible
2 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.49%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Citrix
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) SAP
3 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.99%) Proofpoint
4 2 (2.99%) Symantec
5 1 (1.49%) AppSense
5 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) iManage
5 1 (1.49%) RedGate
5 1 (1.49%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 11 days ago