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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 27 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Legal 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.40% - 1.70%
As % of the General category 3.33% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£308 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 - £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.23% +3.03%
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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
60 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 41.96% 31.43% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 26 39
Average daily rate £313 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £128 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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

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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

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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 24 October 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
County Antrim - 2 £308 -
County Londonderry - - - -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (50.00%) CTI
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 2 (33.33%) Tandem
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) CTI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt