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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 137 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing Legal 8 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.89% 1.10%
As % of the General category 0.96% 2.88% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 25
Median daily rate £366 £403 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.19% +1.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £213 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £468 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £15.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -30.00%
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
834 939 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.19% 30.82% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 640 664
Median daily rate £375 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 63 56
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -7.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £10.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Gloucestershire -2 3 £366 - 2
Bristol -20 2 £342 -17.09% 7
Dorset - 2 £550 -
Devon - 1 - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Law
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Banking
5 3 (11.11%) CISSP
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) C
5 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 3 (11.11%) RMADS
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (7.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (7.41%) CREST Certified
6 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
6 2 (7.41%) iManage
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
6 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing

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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 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Law
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (3.70%) Front Office
5 1 (3.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) IT Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum Master
4 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) CESG
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) CISSP
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) CREST Certified
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) RMADS
2 2 (7.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) ISO27002
3 1 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) iManage
3 1 (3.70%) Altiris
3 1 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) Avaya
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) LexisNexis
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle