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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 130 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing Legal 24 63 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 1.42% 1.07%
As % of the General category 2.28% 3.87% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 44 18
Median daily rate £323 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £258 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £531 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.16% +41.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £12.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+77.08% -53.84%
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
1053 1628 1015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.72% 36.82% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 949 567
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 63 47
Median hourly rate £14.00 £29.01 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.74% +52.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -22 18 £345 +6.15% 16
Cheshire -6 3 £300 -22.58%
Merseyside 0 2 - -
Lancashire - 1 - - 3
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 9 (16.98%) Law
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.09%) MS Office
4 8 (15.09%) ITIL
4 8 (15.09%) Windows
4 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.21%) Project Management
5 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
6 5 (9.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (9.43%) Extranet
6 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
6 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
6 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
6 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
6 5 (9.43%) Degree
6 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.55%) Case Management
7 4 (7.55%) Internal Audit
7 4 (7.55%) Document Management
7 4 (7.55%) MCDST
7 4 (7.55%) Retail
7 4 (7.55%) Data Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.66%) CMS
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.66%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.89%) MS Project
5 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Extranet
2 2 (3.77%) Intranet
2 2 (3.77%) LAN
2 2 (3.77%) SAN
2 2 (3.77%) WAN
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.89%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.89%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Appium
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 9 (16.98%) Law
4 4 (7.55%) Retail
5 2 (3.77%) Front Office
5 2 (3.77%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Games
6 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
4 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Legal Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Systems Tester
5 3 (5.66%) Tester
6 2 (3.77%) Copywriter
6 2 (3.77%) Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Quality Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Security Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.89%) J2EE
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Copywriting
4 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) PMI
5 1 (1.89%) Social Media
5 1 (1.89%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) ITIL
1 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (13.21%) Project Management
3 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.43%) Migration
3 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
3 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.55%) Case Management
4 4 (7.55%) Content Management
4 4 (7.55%) Data Management
4 4 (7.55%) Document Management
4 4 (7.55%) Information Security
4 4 (7.55%) Internal Audit
4 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
4 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
4 4 (7.55%) Workflow
5 3 (5.66%) Change Management
5 3 (5.66%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Regression Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) MCDST
2 4 (7.55%) MCP
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.66%) CISSP
3 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.77%) CISA
4 2 (3.77%) GSEC
4 2 (3.77%) GSLC
4 2 (3.77%) GSNA
4 2 (3.77%) SANS
5 1 (1.89%) HND
5 1 (1.89%) ISEB
5 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.66%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) AIFMD
3 1 (1.89%) COBIT
3 1 (1.89%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) SSAE 16
3 1 (1.89%) UCITS
3 1 (1.89%) Val IT
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) IBM
2 2 (3.77%) LogRhythm
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) HP
3 1 (1.89%) iManage
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