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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 122 116 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing Legal 21 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.76% 1.45%
As % of the General category 2.08% 2.29% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 27
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£350 £453 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% +20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £606 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -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 South West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1008 961 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.37% 33.26% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 570 601
Average daily rate £412 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 33
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.41% -29.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £12.77 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Bristol +1 11 £360 -8.68% 3
Wiltshire +11 4 - - 1
Somerset -2 1 £350 - 1
Gloucestershire -19 1 £350 -27.08%
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Legal
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.98%) Project Management
5 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.21%) Law
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
6 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
6 6 (11.32%) CRM
6 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
6 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
6 6 (11.32%) User Stories
7 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
7 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.43%) Use Case
8 4 (7.55%) Visualfiles
8 4 (7.55%) Banking
8 4 (7.55%) SQL
8 4 (7.55%) .NET
8 4 (7.55%) ITIL
8 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
8 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
8 4 (7.55%) Line Management
8 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (5.66%) IT Asset Management
9 3 (5.66%) Software Asset Management
9 3 (5.66%) Process Management
9 3 (5.66%) Change Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Lync
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) MS Access
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Law
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Publishing
5 2 (3.77%) Retail
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Billing
6 1 (1.89%) Local Government
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Project Manager
2 12 (22.64%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Junior
4 3 (5.66%) Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Business Project Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Junior Project Manager
4 3 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Business Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Software Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Administrator
5 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Designer
6 1 (1.89%) Junior IT Project Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Solvency II Project Manager
6 1 (1.89%) IT Support
6 1 (1.89%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) CSS
4 1 (1.89%) JSP
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Social Media
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) PMI
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) CESG
3 1 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.89%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.98%) Project Management
4 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.32%) Scrum
5 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (11.32%) CRM
5 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
5 6 (11.32%) User Stories
6 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.43%) Use Case
7 4 (7.55%) ITIL
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
7 4 (7.55%) Line Management
8 3 (5.66%) IT Asset Management
8 3 (5.66%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (5.66%) Process Management
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.66%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.89%) VBA
3 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Snort
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
2 1 (1.89%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Citrix
3 2 (3.77%) Sourcefire
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) F5
4 1 (1.89%) Avaya
4 1 (1.89%) Juniper
4 1 (1.89%) Informatica
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe
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