The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 21 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Legal 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.60% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the General category 4.62% 1.67% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.21% +43.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
65 60 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 34.76% 33.52% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 23
Average daily rate £500 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £212 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +469.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (25.00%) CRM Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft