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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 51 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Legal 9 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.39% - 2.26%
As % of the General category 6.52% - 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 7
Average daily rate
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£250 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +7.57%
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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 North East region.

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
138 74 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.33% 19.37% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 41 21
Average daily rate £375 £307 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £10.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £28.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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

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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 January 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

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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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (60.00%) Publishing
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (26.67%) Content Management
5 4 (26.67%) SEO
5 4 (26.67%) Social Media
5 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
5 4 (26.67%) Web Usability
5 4 (26.67%) User Experience
6 3 (20.00%) Coaching
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
7 1 (6.67%) Lync
7 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (6.67%) SCCM
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (60.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Designer
2 7 (46.67%) Content Editor
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Report Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Content Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web Editor
4 1 (6.67%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (26.67%) Social Media
3 4 (26.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Content Management
3 4 (26.67%) SEO
3 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
3 4 (26.67%) Web Usability
4 3 (20.00%) Coaching
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft