The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 101 94 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Legal 42 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.37% 0.70% 1.15%
As % of the General category 4.10% 2.00% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £463 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £271 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £648 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.35% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+78.12% -5.88%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1025 751 1344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.53% 35.27% 43.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 493 932
Average daily rate £385 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 26 62
Average hourly rate £33.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.11% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.75 £19.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
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England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
Bristol -7 18 £315 -13.10% 15
Gloucestershire - 14 £220 -
Wiltshire -6 5 £475 -18.80% 3
Somerset - 3 £425 -
Dorset +7 2 £375 -40.00%
Devon - - - - 1
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England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 31 (45.59%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 10 (14.71%) Banking
3 10 (14.71%) Degree
4 9 (13.24%) Information Security
4 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
5 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 8 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 8 (11.76%) ISEB
6 7 (10.29%) SQL
6 7 (10.29%) Windows
7 6 (8.82%) Project Management
7 6 (8.82%) Change Management
7 6 (8.82%) Law
7 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) Use Case
8 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.35%) IIS
8 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
8 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.88%) Solvency II
9 4 (5.88%) Time Management
9 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
9 4 (5.88%) Marketing
9 4 (5.88%) MS Office
9 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.88%) CISSP
9 4 (5.88%) CISM
9 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 5 (7.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) TeamSite
2 2 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.41%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.94%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.47%) OLTP
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
General
1 31 (45.59%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Law
4 4 (5.88%) Marketing
5 3 (4.41%) Local Government
6 2 (2.94%) Publishing
7 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Retail
7 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
2 10 (14.71%) Business Analyst
3 5 (7.35%) Programme Manager
3 5 (7.35%) Developer
3 5 (7.35%) Consultant
3 5 (7.35%) Security Consultant
4 3 (4.41%) Senior Manager
4 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
4 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support
4 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (4.41%) ABAP Developer
4 3 (4.41%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (4.41%) Marketing Manager
4 3 (4.41%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (4.41%) Solvency II Project Manager
5 2 (2.94%) MI Analyst
5 2 (2.94%) Procurement Manager
5 2 (2.94%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) PMI
2 2 (2.94%) Social Media
3 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.47%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.47%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) Information Security
2 8 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
3 6 (8.82%) Project Management
3 6 (8.82%) Change Management
4 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.35%) Use Case
4 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (5.88%) Time Management
5 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.88%) SWOT Analysis
5 4 (5.88%) Data Management
6 3 (4.41%) Service Management
6 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.41%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.41%) Customer Insight
6 3 (4.41%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (2.94%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) ABAP
3 2 (2.94%) Java
3 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.47%) C
4 1 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) VBA
4 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.76%) ISEB
4 4 (5.88%) CISSP
4 4 (5.88%) CISM
4 4 (5.88%) CEH
4 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.47%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Solvency II
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 14001
2 3 (4.41%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.47%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
1 2 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) SAP
3 2 (2.94%) VMware
3 2 (2.94%) Altiris
4 1 (1.47%) Capita
4 1 (1.47%) SmartFocus
4 1 (1.47%) ExactTarget
4 1 (1.47%) Citrix
4 1 (1.47%) Informatica
4 1 (1.47%) McAfee
4 1 (1.47%) Sophos
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