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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 67 62 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Legal 16 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.21% 1.58% 1.12%
As % of the General category 3.59% 4.48% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 12
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£325 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £428 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -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
446 424 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.69% 35.27% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 198 255
Average daily rate £385 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £272 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £17.69 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -25.00%

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 2 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 2 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 - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Legal
North West

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 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 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) MS Office
3 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) Visualfiles
5 3 (8.11%) Information Management
5 3 (8.11%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (8.11%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.11%) Windows
5 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) Intranet
5 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (5.41%) SEO
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Banking
6 2 (5.41%) Law
6 2 (5.41%) Publishing
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.41%) QA
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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.

Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Visualfiles
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Law
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Developer
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Change Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Manager
4 3 (8.11%) IT Trainer
4 3 (8.11%) Trainer
4 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.70%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Product Owner
6 1 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Information Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) XML
1 1 (2.70%) XSLT
1 1 (2.70%) Cocoa
1 1 (2.70%) jQuery
1 1 (2.70%) iOS SDK
1 1 (2.70%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (8.11%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Project Management
2 3 (8.11%) Information Management
2 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
2 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.41%) SEO
3 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.70%) Information Security
4 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.70%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Web Analytics
4 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.70%) Change Management
4 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Security Management
4 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.70%) CRM
4 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VBA
2 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CISSP
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Citrix
2 1 (2.70%) SIMUL8
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