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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 120 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Contract jobs citing Legal 36 41 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.32% 0.66%
As % of the General category 2.58% 4.16% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 3
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£325 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £468 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £18.31 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-16.68% +6.11%
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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
1397 986 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.98% 31.72% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 544 390
Average daily rate £400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 53
Average hourly rate £21.25 £28.27 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.83% +28.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £52.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

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 4 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 4 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 -8 21 £325 -8.77% 27
Cheshire -7 13 £363 -14.70% 6
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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 25 (32.89%) Finance
2 22 (28.95%) Windows
3 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
4 17 (22.37%) MS Office
5 15 (19.74%) Law
6 14 (18.42%) Project Management
7 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 11 (14.47%) ITIL
8 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
9 9 (11.84%) SQL
10 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 8 (10.53%) Document Management
10 8 (10.53%) MCDST
11 7 (9.21%) MCITP
11 7 (9.21%) Local Government
11 7 (9.21%) Incident Management
11 7 (9.21%) MOS
11 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
11 7 (9.21%) ITIL V3
11 7 (9.21%) Citrix
11 7 (9.21%) A+ Certification
12 6 (7.89%) VMware
12 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (6.58%) Information Management
13 5 (6.58%) Business Analysis
13 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (6.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (22.37%) MS Office
2 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.95%) MS Project
4 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.32%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.32%) SAP APO
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.32%) ATM
1 1 (1.32%) LAN
1 1 (1.32%) VoIP
1 1 (1.32%) WAN
1 1 (1.32%) Intranet
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
1 1 (1.32%) Extranet
1 1 (1.32%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.63%) QlikView
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.32%) DTS
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) JIRA
1 3 (3.95%) PVCS
1 3 (3.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (3.95%) WebSpeed
2 1 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.32%) MSI
General
1 25 (32.89%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) Law
3 7 (9.21%) Local Government
4 5 (6.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (5.26%) Banking
6 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.63%) Marketing
7 2 (2.63%) Retail
8 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.32%) Publishing
8 1 (1.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) Project Manager
3 10 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 7 (9.21%) Team Leader
4 7 (9.21%) Technical Team Leader
5 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Server Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Change Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Systems Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.63%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.32%) Flash
3 1 (1.32%) CSS
3 1 (1.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Clustering
1 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.32%) Copywriting
2 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.32%) User Experience
2 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) Project Management
2 11 (14.47%) ITIL
3 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 8 (10.53%) Document Management
4 7 (9.21%) Incident Management
4 7 (9.21%) ITIL V3
5 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.58%) Information Management
6 5 (6.58%) Business Analysis
6 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.95%) Data Governance
8 3 (3.95%) Information Architecture
8 3 (3.95%) Service Management
8 3 (3.95%) Scrum
8 3 (3.95%) Information Security
9 2 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) VB6
2 3 (3.95%) C#
2 3 (3.95%) Delphi
2 3 (3.95%) VB
2 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.63%) C
4 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.32%) VBScript
4 1 (1.32%) C++
4 1 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (10.53%) MCDST
2 7 (9.21%) MCITP
2 7 (9.21%) MOS
2 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) A+ Certification
3 4 (5.26%) CCA
4 3 (3.95%) Degree
4 3 (3.95%) CCIA
4 3 (3.95%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (3.95%) CCEA
5 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.63%) GxP
1 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) COBIT
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.95%) XenServer
2 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
2 3 (3.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.32%) XenApp
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Citrix
3 6 (7.89%) VMware
4 3 (3.95%) Sculptor
4 3 (3.95%) Progress
4 3 (3.95%) SAP
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco
5 2 (2.63%) Capita
6 1 (1.32%) Northgate
6 1 (1.32%) Civica
6 1 (1.32%) Trapeze
6 1 (1.32%) Rapid7
6 1 (1.32%) Adobe
6 1 (1.32%) Symantec
6 1 (1.32%) Lotus
6 1 (1.32%) Sage
6 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.32%) Websense
6 1 (1.32%) AppSense
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Streamline Connections
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £29000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £16 - £1718 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago