The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 120 129 128
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Legal 21 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 0.72% 0.81%
As % of the General category 2.63% 2.36% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 18
Median daily rate £350 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £237 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £475 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -11.11%
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 South West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
800 973 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.53% 30.52% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 668 770
Median daily rate £388 £380 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 63
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.48 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% +49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £27.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.86 £44.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the South West region.

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +7 12 £320 -11.72% 6
Devon +10 4 £550 +69.23%
Wiltshire -4 2 £463 +8.82%
Gloucestershire +2 1 £350 -26.31% 3
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) CESG
3 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (21.88%) User Experience
4 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (15.63%) CMS
5 5 (15.63%) Information Security
5 5 (15.63%) HTML
5 5 (15.63%) CISSP
6 4 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 4 (12.50%) ISO27002
6 4 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Cryptography
7 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Communications Security
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) IIS
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (9.38%) IISP
8 2 (6.25%) SDLC
8 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
8 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
8 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) NCrunch
1 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Military
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 3 (9.38%) Resource Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Security Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Security Specialist
3 2 (6.25%) Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Head of IT
3 2 (6.25%) Head of IT Services
3 2 (6.25%) Head of Technical Services
4 1 (3.13%) Communications Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) jQuery
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) CESG
1 7 (21.88%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.63%) Information Security
4 4 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 4 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Communications Security
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Line Management
6 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.25%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) User Stories
7 1 (3.13%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) CISSP
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) IISP
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.50%) ISO27002
3 1 (3.13%) COBIT
3 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Reuters
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.13%) VMware
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