The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 104 90 117
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +27
Contract jobs citing Legal 30 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 1.37% 0.76%
As % of the General category 3.24% 3.99% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -13.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £175 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -5.88%
General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
925 903 1127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.21% 34.39% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 428 635
Average daily rate £400 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 54
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.89 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.01% -23.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £44.90 £41.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
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England

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

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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

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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 22 July 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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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 22 July 2014. 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 +2 18 £325 +4.00% 15
Cheshire -7 9 £438 +40.00% 4
Lancashire -17 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - - 3
Cumbria - - - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Banking
3 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 8 (11.76%) Data Management
4 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.29%) Project Management
6 6 (8.82%) MS Office
6 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.35%) Degree
7 5 (7.35%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (7.35%) Windows
7 5 (7.35%) Law
8 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.88%) Visualfiles
8 4 (5.88%) Intranet
8 4 (5.88%) SQL
9 3 (4.41%) Reference Data
9 3 (4.41%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
9 3 (4.41%) HTML
9 3 (4.41%) Photoshop
9 3 (4.41%) CRM
9 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (4.41%) Change Management
9 3 (4.41%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS Office
3 3 (4.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.47%) MS Project
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.47%) LAN
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
2 1 (1.47%) VPN
2 1 (1.47%) SAN
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) Extranet
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) MS Access
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) Moq
2 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Publishing
4 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Business Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Change Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Systems Manager
5 4 (5.88%) IT Trainer
5 4 (5.88%) Trainer
5 4 (5.88%) Designer
6 3 (4.41%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Risk Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Data Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Information Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Programme Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Service Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) iOS Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Information Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) HTML
2 2 (2.94%) Cocoa
2 2 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) iOS SDK
2 2 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (1.47%) HTML5
3 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.47%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.47%) CSS
3 1 (1.47%) XML
3 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (4.41%) Reference Data
2 3 (4.41%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.41%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) iPhone
3 2 (2.94%) iPad
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Open Source
4 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.47%) Social Media
4 1 (1.47%) Statistics
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.76%) Data Management
1 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (10.29%) Project Management
3 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
4 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.41%) CRM
5 3 (4.41%) Change Management
5 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.41%) Content Management
5 3 (4.41%) Information Management
6 2 (2.94%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.94%) SEO
6 2 (2.94%) Information Security
6 2 (2.94%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.94%) iOS Development
6 2 (2.94%) Data Governance
7 1 (1.47%) Budget Control
7 1 (1.47%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.47%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.47%) VBA
3 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) ISEB
2 2 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) PMP
3 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) Teradata
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco
3 1 (1.47%) Citrix
3 1 (1.47%) Brocade
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