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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 99 97 110
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Legal 36 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 0.83% 0.85%
As % of the General category 3.68% 2.45% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 10
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £380 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £420 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.61 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.44% -27.50%
General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
977 817 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.87% 33.89% 35.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 360 550
Average daily rate £390 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 53 46
Average hourly rate £31.50 £20.50 £15.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.65% +34.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £7.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £53.56 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Legal
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

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 17 £325 -18.75% 11
Cheshire -5 13 £440 - 5
Lancashire - 2 £365 - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
Cumbria - - - - 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (38.24%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.12%) Banking
3 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
4 11 (16.18%) MS Office
4 11 (16.18%) Business Analysis
5 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.76%) Data Management
6 7 (10.29%) Oracle
6 7 (10.29%) Project Management
7 6 (8.82%) Retail
7 6 (8.82%) Retail Banking
7 6 (8.82%) Supplier Management
7 6 (8.82%) WorkSite
8 5 (7.35%) Degree
8 5 (7.35%) Document Management
8 5 (7.35%) ISEB
8 5 (7.35%) SQL
9 4 (5.88%) CRM
9 4 (5.88%) PMP
9 4 (5.88%) PMI Certification
9 4 (5.88%) Law
9 4 (5.88%) Validation
9 4 (5.88%) Reference Data
10 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (4.41%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.41%) Local Government
10 3 (4.41%) Data Protection Act

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (8.82%) WorkSite
2 3 (4.41%) SAS
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.18%) MS Office
3 3 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.47%) MS Project
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.47%) Exstream
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Intranet
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) Extranet
2 1 (1.47%) LAN
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) MS Access
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.47%) Moq
General
1 26 (38.24%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
3 6 (8.82%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Law
5 3 (4.41%) Billing
5 3 (4.41%) Local Government
6 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.94%) Advertising
6 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.47%) Back Office
7 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Marketing
7 1 (1.47%) German Language
7 1 (1.47%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Analyst
2 14 (20.59%) Business Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Trainer
5 4 (5.88%) IT Trainer
6 3 (4.41%) Data Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Software Manager
7 2 (2.94%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Designer
7 2 (2.94%) Resourcer
7 2 (2.94%) Software Asset Manager
7 2 (2.94%) iOS Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Change Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Risk Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (2.94%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) Cocoa
1 2 (2.94%) HTML
1 2 (2.94%) iOS SDK
2 1 (1.47%) Android SDK
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.47%) jQuery
2 1 (1.47%) HTML5
2 1 (1.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Reference Data
2 3 (4.41%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) iPad
3 2 (2.94%) iPhone
4 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.47%) SCADA
4 1 (1.47%) PMI
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.47%) Statistics
4 1 (1.47%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (16.18%) Business Analysis
3 8 (11.76%) Data Management
3 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.29%) Project Management
5 6 (8.82%) Supplier Management
6 5 (7.35%) Document Management
7 4 (5.88%) CRM
7 4 (5.88%) Validation
8 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.41%) Change Management
8 3 (4.41%) Service Management
8 3 (4.41%) Content Management
8 3 (4.41%) ITIL
8 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.41%) Information Security
8 3 (4.41%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.41%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.47%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) ISEB
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) PMP
2 4 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) CISM
4 1 (1.47%) CISSP
4 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) COBIT
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) XenApp
1 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) IBM
3 3 (4.41%) Teradata
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) Informatica
5 1 (1.47%) NetApp
5 1 (1.47%) Reuters
5 1 (1.47%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
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