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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 78 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Legal 29 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.58% 1.87% 1.33%
As % of the General category 4.67% 4.75% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 6
Median daily rate £333 £300 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £173 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £480 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £15.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -30.00%
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
621 590 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.81% 39.39% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 314 242
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 12
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.98 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -32.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.53 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £24.90 £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 - -
Legal
North West

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Legal.

1 31 (48.44%) Finance
2 16 (25.00%) Windows
3 15 (23.44%) Banking
4 14 (21.88%) Law
5 13 (20.31%) ITIL
6 12 (18.75%) MS Office
6 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (18.75%) Blackberry
6 12 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
7 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (14.06%) MCDST
8 9 (14.06%) Citrix
8 9 (14.06%) Document Management
9 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
10 7 (10.94%) VPN
10 7 (10.94%) SAP
10 7 (10.94%) Java
10 7 (10.94%) MOS
11 6 (9.38%) SAP Basis
11 6 (9.38%) SAP BW
11 6 (9.38%) NetWeaver
11 6 (9.38%) SAP SRM
11 6 (9.38%) SAP Implementation
11 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (7.81%) Coaching
12 5 (7.81%) Supplier Management
12 5 (7.81%) Red Hat

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (9.38%) NetWeaver
3 3 (4.69%) CMS
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) SAP SRM
2 3 (4.69%) SAP HR
3 2 (3.13%) Visualfiles
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) VPN
2 3 (4.69%) DHCP
2 3 (4.69%) DNS
2 3 (4.69%) Extranet
3 2 (3.13%) Firewall
3 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.56%) Internet
4 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.56%) Network Security
4 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SAP BW
2 5 (7.81%) DB2
3 2 (3.13%) Power BI
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) GIS
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Appium
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
1 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 31 (48.44%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Banking
3 14 (21.88%) Law
4 3 (4.69%) French Language
4 3 (4.69%) German Language
5 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.56%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Analyst
2 8 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 8 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) IT Manager
4 6 (9.38%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Legal Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Process Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) SAP Basis Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Software Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Tester
7 3 (4.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.56%) MDX
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) Life Science
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) ITIL
2 9 (14.06%) Document Management
3 6 (9.38%) SAP Implementation
3 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (7.81%) Coaching
4 5 (7.81%) Project Management
4 5 (7.81%) Service Management
4 5 (7.81%) Supplier Management
5 4 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.25%) Case Management
5 4 (6.25%) E-Procurement
5 4 (6.25%) Information Security
5 4 (6.25%) Internal Audit
5 4 (6.25%) Migration
5 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.25%) Time Management
5 4 (6.25%) Workflow
6 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) Java
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) C++
3 1 (1.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.06%) MCDST
3 7 (10.94%) MOS
4 6 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (7.81%) MCP
6 3 (4.69%) Degree
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.13%) MCSA
7 2 (3.13%) MCSE
8 1 (1.56%) HND
8 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) AIFMD
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) UCITS
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.56%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Citrix
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.94%) SAP
4 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.13%) Proofpoint
5 2 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (1.56%) AppSense
6 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) iManage
6 1 (1.56%) Tableau