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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 78 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Legal 21 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.26% 1.45% 1.11%
As % of the General category 3.03% 4.43% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £123 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £404 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.61 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +2.08%
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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
694 451 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.78% 32.68% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 247 165
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £188 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.30 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.65% +35.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.69 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £96.00 £72.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 23 (46.94%) Finance
2 21 (42.86%) Windows
3 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
4 18 (36.73%) MS Office
5 13 (26.53%) Law
6 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
7 9 (18.37%) ITIL
7 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
8 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (16.33%) Document Management
8 8 (16.33%) MCDST
9 7 (14.29%) MCITP
9 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.29%) VMware
9 7 (14.29%) MOS
9 7 (14.29%) A+ Certification
9 7 (14.29%) Citrix
9 7 (14.29%) Project Management
9 7 (14.29%) ITIL V3
10 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.20%) Information Management
11 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
11 5 (10.20%) SQL
12 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
12 4 (8.16%) CCA
12 4 (8.16%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (8.16%) CCEA
12 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) MS Office
2 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) ATM
1 1 (2.04%) LAN
1 1 (2.04%) VoIP
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.04%) Extranet
1 1 (2.04%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 23 (46.94%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Law
3 4 (8.16%) Local Government
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 7 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 7 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
2 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Data Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.08%) Buyer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Buyer
6 2 (4.08%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Document Management
3 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 7 (14.29%) Project Management
3 7 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 5 (10.20%) Information Management
4 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Data Governance
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) Information Security
7 2 (4.08%) Service Management
7 2 (4.08%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (4.08%) Benchmarking
7 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.08%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (4.08%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) C
3 1 (2.04%) C++
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (16.33%) MCDST
2 7 (14.29%) MCITP
2 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) MOS
2 7 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 4 (8.16%) CCA
3 4 (8.16%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (8.16%) CCEA
3 4 (8.16%) CCIA
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) XenServer
2 4 (8.16%) XenDesktop
2 4 (8.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) VMware
2 7 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Rapid7
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Websense
4 1 (2.04%) Symantec
4 1 (2.04%) Lotus
4 1 (2.04%) Sage
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