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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 121 126 103
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing Legal 49 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 1.00% 1.19%
As % of the General category 3.56% 2.77% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 17
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £485 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £371
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.49 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £15.25 £17.61
% change year-on-year
+155.73% -13.40%
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 West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1376 1407 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.20% 35.96% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 742 531
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £289 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 48
Average hourly rate £22.54 £21.11 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% -33.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £58.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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 30 April 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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
Manchester +9 38 £345 +6.15% 13
Cheshire -9 9 £425 +17.24% 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 41 (39.42%) Finance
2 21 (20.19%) Risk Management
3 20 (19.23%) Banking
4 19 (18.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (14.42%) Security Management
5 15 (14.42%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (14.42%) Security Operations
6 14 (13.46%) CLAS
6 14 (13.46%) Protective Monitoring
6 14 (13.46%) Windows
6 14 (13.46%) ITIL
6 14 (13.46%) CISSP
7 13 (12.50%) Law
7 13 (12.50%) Security Architecture
8 12 (11.54%) MS Office
9 11 (10.58%) TOGAF
9 11 (10.58%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (10.58%) SABSA
10 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (9.62%) Java
10 10 (9.62%) Blackberry
10 10 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (9.62%) Project Management
10 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
11 9 (8.65%) Citrix
12 8 (7.69%) Service Management
12 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
12 8 (7.69%) Supplier Management
12 8 (7.69%) Windows 7

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (5.77%) NetWeaver
3 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.92%) CMS
4 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (11.54%) MS Office
2 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) SAP SRM
2 3 (2.88%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.92%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.96%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Office 365
1 2 (1.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) VPN
2 3 (2.88%) DHCP
2 3 (2.88%) DNS
3 2 (1.92%) Firewall
3 2 (1.92%) HTTP
3 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.96%) Extranet
4 1 (0.96%) Internet
4 1 (0.96%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.96%) Network Security
4 1 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) SAP BW
2 5 (4.81%) DB2
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.92%) Power BI
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.96%) GIS
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Gradle
1 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.88%) Maven
2 2 (1.92%) GDB
3 1 (0.96%) Appium
3 1 (0.96%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) Selenium
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.96%) tSQLt
General
1 41 (39.42%) Finance
2 20 (19.23%) Banking
3 13 (12.50%) Law
4 4 (3.85%) Marketing
5 3 (2.88%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.88%) French Language
5 3 (2.88%) German Language
5 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Games
6 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (44.23%) Analyst
2 14 (13.46%) Architect
2 14 (13.46%) Business Analyst
3 11 (10.58%) Security Architect
4 9 (8.65%) Service Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 8 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Legal Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Software Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) SAP Basis Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Security Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.92%) .NET
2 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.96%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.96%) jQuery
3 1 (0.96%) MDX
3 1 (0.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Blackberry
2 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.73%) User Experience
4 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.88%) Clustering
5 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.88%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.92%) Copywriting
6 2 (1.92%) Life Science
7 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.96%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.96%) iPad
7 1 (0.96%) PMI
7 1 (0.96%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.46%) Windows
2 8 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.88%) Linux
3 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.19%) Risk Management
2 19 (18.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (14.42%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (14.42%) Security Management
3 15 (14.42%) Security Operations
4 14 (13.46%) ITIL
4 14 (13.46%) Protective Monitoring
5 13 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 11 (10.58%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (10.58%) SABSA
6 11 (10.58%) TOGAF
7 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.62%) Project Management
8 8 (7.69%) Service Management
8 8 (7.69%) Supplier Management
9 7 (6.73%) Coaching
9 7 (6.73%) Document Management
10 6 (5.77%) SAP Implementation
10 6 (5.77%) Time Management
10 6 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.62%) Java
2 4 (3.85%) C++
2 4 (3.85%) Python
3 3 (2.88%) SQL
4 2 (1.92%) C
4 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.96%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (0.96%) C#
5 1 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) CISSP
1 14 (13.46%) CLAS
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.73%) MCDST
3 7 (6.73%) MOS
4 6 (5.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.81%) Degree
6 3 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.88%) MCP
7 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.92%) MCSA
7 2 (1.92%) MCSE
8 1 (0.96%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.96%) HND
8 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.96%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.96%) FATCA
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.96%) UCITS
System Software
1 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.88%) Docker
3 1 (0.96%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.88%) Puppet
2 2 (1.92%) Ansible
2 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.96%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 9 (8.65%) Citrix
2 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.73%) SAP
4 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.88%) Siebel
6 2 (1.92%) Proofpoint
6 2 (1.92%) Symantec
7 1 (0.96%) AppSense
7 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.96%) IBM
7 1 (0.96%) iManage
7 1 (0.96%) RedGate
7 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.96%) Tableau
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Connectus
Rate: £9 - £13.5 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 10 days ago