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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 102 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Legal 35 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 1.22% 1.10%
As % of the General category 3.51% 3.47% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £560 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -3.03%
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
998 1038 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.38% 35.09% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 514 627
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 68 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.56 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -10 20 £331 -17.18% 14
Cheshire +8 10 £450 +1.69% 7
Lancashire -19 2 £428 +14.00%
Merseyside +1 1 - - 4
Cumbria - - - - 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (29.58%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.27%) Banking
4 7 (9.86%) User Experience
4 7 (9.86%) Data Protection
4 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
4 7 (9.86%) Windows
5 6 (8.45%) MS Office
5 6 (8.45%) Project Management
5 6 (8.45%) Publishing
6 5 (7.04%) SEO
6 5 (7.04%) Intranet
6 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
6 5 (7.04%) Information Management
6 5 (7.04%) Social Media
7 4 (5.63%) Web Application Development
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.63%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
7 4 (5.63%) Law
7 4 (5.63%) Information Security
7 4 (5.63%) Visualfiles
8 3 (4.23%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
8 3 (4.23%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
8 3 (4.23%) CISSP

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) WorkSite
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Office
2 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) LAN
2 1 (1.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.41%) VPN
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.41%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.41%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.41%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.41%) ERwin
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
3 6 (8.45%) Publishing
4 4 (5.63%) Law
5 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Analyst
2 8 (11.27%) Business Analyst
2 8 (11.27%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.27%) Developer
2 8 (11.27%) Designer
3 5 (7.04%) Consultant
4 4 (5.63%) Change Manager
4 4 (5.63%) Systems Manager
5 3 (4.23%) IT Trainer
5 3 (4.23%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) Senior Manager
5 3 (4.23%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) Trainer
5 3 (4.23%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) Senior Designer
6 2 (2.82%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Security Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.82%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) Cocoa
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.41%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) XSLT
2 1 (1.41%) jQuery
2 1 (1.41%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) User Experience
2 5 (7.04%) Social Media
3 4 (5.63%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.23%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (4.23%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) iPhone
6 1 (1.41%) Open Source
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.86%) Data Protection
2 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
3 6 (8.45%) Project Management
4 5 (7.04%) SEO
4 5 (7.04%) Information Management
5 4 (5.63%) Web Application Development
5 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.63%) Information Security
6 3 (4.23%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.82%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.82%) Change Management
7 2 (2.82%) Data Security
7 2 (2.82%) Data Management
8 1 (1.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (1.41%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
2 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.41%) VBA
2 1 (1.41%) C
2 1 (1.41%) C#
2 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) CISSP
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.41%) ISSAP
3 1 (1.41%) CISA
3 1 (1.41%) CISM
3 1 (1.41%) PMP
3 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Citrix
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Brocade
3 1 (1.41%) SIMUL8
3 1 (1.41%) SAP
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco
3 1 (1.41%) Ariba
3 1 (1.41%) Informatica
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