The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 57 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing Legal 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.01% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the General category 4.85% 1.57% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£400 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £30.24
% change year-on-year
-31.11% -25.59%
Legal
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
165 127 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.89% 21.86% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 81 39
Average daily rate £325 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £174 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £34.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.58% +215.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear -7 6 £400 +100.00% 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Content Management
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Business Development
6 2 (13.33%) Publishing
6 2 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (13.33%) SAP CO
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) SAP FI
6 2 (13.33%) SAP PS
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) DSL
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) ITSM

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (13.33%) SAP PS
1 2 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (13.33%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (13.33%) SAP CO Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) SAP FI Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Report Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Web Editor
3 1 (6.67%) Web Content Editor
3 1 (6.67%) Content Editor
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Development
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) SAP