The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 112 103 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Legal 45 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 1.04% 0.86%
As % of the General category 3.48% 3.25% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 4
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£325 £394 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +110.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £436 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £30.24
% change year-on-year
-31.11% -25.59%
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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 West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1293 986 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.73% 32.10% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 561 398
Average daily rate £410 £390 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £227 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 39 51
Average hourly rate £26.33 £35.00 £20.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.78% +70.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.70 £45.00 £50.00
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 West

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West 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
Manchester +9 30 £300 -23.80% 28
Cheshire -8 11 £450 +5.88% 3
Legal
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 29 (37.66%) Finance
2 20 (25.97%) Windows
3 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
3 17 (22.08%) Law
4 14 (18.18%) MS Office
5 13 (16.88%) ITIL
6 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
7 11 (14.29%) Project Management
7 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (11.69%) Document Management
8 9 (11.69%) MCDST
9 8 (10.39%) MCITP
9 8 (10.39%) MOS
9 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
9 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
9 8 (10.39%) ITIL V3
9 8 (10.39%) A+ Certification
9 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2
9 8 (10.39%) SQL
10 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
10 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.49%) Local Government
11 5 (6.49%) Information Management
11 5 (6.49%) Banking
11 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.49%) Information Security
11 5 (6.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (5.19%) VMware

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (1.30%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Office
2 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.90%) MS Project
4 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.30%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP APO
1 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) DMZ
2 1 (1.30%) Intranet
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) Extranet
2 1 (1.30%) ATM
2 1 (1.30%) LAN
2 1 (1.30%) VoIP
2 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) PVCS
1 3 (3.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (3.90%) WebSpeed
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
General
1 29 (37.66%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Law
3 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.49%) Local Government
4 5 (6.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (6.49%) Banking
5 4 (5.19%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Publishing
7 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Analyst
2 13 (16.88%) Business Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.39%) Team Leader
4 8 (10.39%) Technical Team Leader
4 8 (10.39%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 5 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Data Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Governance Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Buyer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) J2EE
3 1 (1.30%) CSS
3 1 (1.30%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.90%) Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) Project Management
3 9 (11.69%) Document Management
4 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2
4 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.39%) ITIL V3
5 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
5 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.49%) Information Security
6 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.49%) Information Management
7 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.90%) Data Governance
8 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.90%) Scrum
8 3 (3.90%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.90%) Service Management
8 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.60%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) VB
2 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
2 3 (3.90%) VB6
2 3 (3.90%) C#
2 3 (3.90%) Delphi
3 2 (2.60%) C
4 1 (1.30%) Java
4 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.30%) C++
4 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (11.69%) MCDST
2 8 (10.39%) MCITP
2 8 (10.39%) A+ Certification
2 8 (10.39%) MOS
2 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
4 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.60%) CCA
5 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.30%) CCEA
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.30%) MCP
5 1 (1.30%) CCIE
5 1 (1.30%) CCNP
5 1 (1.30%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) GxP
1 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.60%) COBIT
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) NFS
2 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) XenServer
3 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) VMware
2 4 (5.19%) Citrix
3 3 (3.90%) Progress
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco
3 3 (3.90%) Amdocs
3 3 (3.90%) Sculptor
4 2 (2.60%) Capita
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) Lotus
5 1 (1.30%) Sage
5 1 (1.30%) Symantec
5 1 (1.30%) Websense
5 1 (1.30%) Rapid7
5 1 (1.30%) Northgate
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe
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