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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 105 105 97
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Legal 39 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 1.09% 1.19%
As % of the General category 3.59% 3.13% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 9
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£351 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £360 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £438 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £383 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.74% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £12.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.17 £19.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-23.20% +19.69%
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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
1085 992 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.58% 35.03% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 489 465
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 55 72
Average hourly rate £17.75 £31.56 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.74% +84.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.71 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £43.25 £55.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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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

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 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram 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 December 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 -4 23 £351 -5.90% 13
Cheshire +15 11 £475 +18.75% 3
Merseyside -7 3 £320 -14.66% 3
Lancashire - - - - 2
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (41.89%) Finance
2 20 (27.03%) Windows
2 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.27%) MS Office
4 14 (18.92%) Project Management
5 9 (12.16%) Citrix
5 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.81%) MS Exchange
6 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.46%) VMware
7 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (8.11%) XenServer
8 6 (8.11%) XenDesktop
8 6 (8.11%) CCIA
8 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.11%) CCA
8 6 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (8.11%) CCEA
8 6 (8.11%) SQL
8 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
9 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
9 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.76%) Law
9 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (6.76%) User Experience

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.35%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Office
2 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
3 1 (1.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Visualfiles
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.35%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Intranet
2 2 (2.70%) LAN
2 2 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) VPN
3 1 (1.35%) VoIP
3 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) DTS
6 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.35%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) QlikView
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.35%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.35%) ERwin
1 1 (1.35%) MSI
1 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (41.89%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Law
3 4 (5.41%) Local Government
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) Publishing
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.81%) Service Analyst
3 8 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Designer
7 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Coordinator
8 3 (4.05%) Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Digital Content Designer
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Designer
9 2 (2.70%) Security Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Systems Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) HTML
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (1.35%) XML
2 1 (1.35%) XSLT
2 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.35%) HTML5
2 1 (1.35%) CSS3
2 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.35%) MDX
2 1 (1.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) User Experience
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Social Media
3 2 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.70%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.35%) Open Source
4 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.35%) UNIX
4 1 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Project Management
2 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.76%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.41%) Information Security
6 4 (5.41%) Information Management
6 4 (5.41%) Change Management
6 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.05%) ITIL
7 3 (4.05%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.05%) SEO
7 3 (4.05%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (4.05%) Web Application Development
7 3 (4.05%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.70%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.70%) Information Architecture
8 2 (2.70%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.70%) VBA
4 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.35%) PHP
4 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.35%) VBScript
4 1 (1.35%) C
4 1 (1.35%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) CCIA
1 6 (8.11%) CCA
1 6 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (8.11%) CCEA
2 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.70%) PMP
3 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.70%) CISSP
4 1 (1.35%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.35%) CISA
4 1 (1.35%) CISM
4 1 (1.35%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (8.11%) XenServer
2 6 (8.11%) XenDesktop
3 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.70%) XenApp
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Citrix
3 7 (9.46%) VMware
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) Capita
5 2 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) Adobe
6 1 (1.35%) Ariba
6 1 (1.35%) Informatica
6 1 (1.35%) Lotus
6 1 (1.35%) SIMUL8
6 1 (1.35%) AppSense
6 1 (1.35%) Trapeze
6 1 (1.35%) Civica
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