The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 17 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Legal 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.42% - 0.56%
As % of the General category 11.63% - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -3.03%
Legal
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

General Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
43 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 38.05% 28.13% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 33
Average daily rate £315 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £190 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £416 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Legal across the Northern Ireland region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
County Antrim - 5 £400 - 2
County Londonderry - - - -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) CTI
2 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) Tandem
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) CTI
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft