The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 32 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Legal 3 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.07% 1.82% 5.24%
As % of the General category 4.35% 8.00% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £375 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £375 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
69 50 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.64% 22.73% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 27
Average daily rate £300 £313 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £189 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £8.58 £13.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.03% +6.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Legal across the Merseyside region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Merseyside region.

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Liverpool -3 3 £320 -14.66% 3
Southport - - - - 1
St Helens - - - - 1
Legal
North West

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Head of IT
3 1 (20.00%) MI Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Security
3 1 (20.00%) Head of IT Security
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (20.00%) Line Management
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft