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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 68 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Legal 20 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.47% 1.52% 1.82%
As % of the General category 4.39% 4.34% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 19
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£331 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -3.03%
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
456 415 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.46% 34.96% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 185 285
Average daily rate £400 £364 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +11.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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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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
Bolton 0 1 - - 2
Bury - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Legal
North West

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Publishing
4 6 (14.63%) MS Office
5 5 (12.20%) Intranet
5 5 (12.20%) SEO
5 5 (12.20%) Social Media
5 5 (12.20%) User Experience
6 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
6 4 (9.76%) Visualfiles
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Windows
6 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
7 3 (7.32%) Information Management
7 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
7 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (7.32%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (7.32%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.88%) QA
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.88%) Law
8 2 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.88%) Banking
8 2 (4.88%) Blackberry

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (2.44%) WorkSite
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visualfiles
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Publishing
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Analyst
1 7 (17.07%) Designer
2 6 (14.63%) Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Change Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Systems Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) IT Trainer
4 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Trainer
4 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Designer
5 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Recruitment Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.44%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) XML
1 1 (2.44%) XSLT
1 1 (2.44%) Cocoa
1 1 (2.44%) jQuery
1 1 (2.44%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Social Media
1 5 (12.20%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (7.32%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
1 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.20%) SEO
3 4 (9.76%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
3 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
4 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.32%) Information Management
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Data Security
6 1 (2.44%) Security Management
6 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.44%) Information Security
6 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C#
1 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
1 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
1 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix
2 1 (2.44%) SIMUL8
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