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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 35 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Legal 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.24% 0.64% 0.53%
As % of the General category 3.67% 2.70% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £130
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £407 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+120.93% +38.70%
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
109 74 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.85% 23.64% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 45 31
Average daily rate £400 £306 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -19.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £165 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -2.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 2 £450 - 3
Wirral - 1 - - 1
Legal
North West

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security
3 4 (26.67%) CESG
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Security Patching
3 4 (26.67%) Security Operations
4 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (20.00%) Transition Management
4 3 (20.00%) SCCM
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) CMS
5 2 (13.33%) User Experience
6 1 (6.67%) iPad
6 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (6.67%) Banking
6 1 (6.67%) Document Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (6.67%) MS Office

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Operational Security Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Operations Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Security Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Security Operations Manager
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Web Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Web Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) CMS Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) CESG
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 4 (26.67%) Security Operations
2 4 (26.67%) Security Patching
3 3 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (20.00%) Transition Management
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Document Management
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
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