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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 123 98 92
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -6
Contract jobs citing Legal 30 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 0.85% 1.30%
As % of the General category 2.84% 2.67% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £520 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.17 £18.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-16.89% +10.60%
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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
1056 749 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.03% 31.80% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 527 601
Average daily rate £413 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 25 56
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.92 £13.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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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

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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

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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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -3 16 £450 +44.00% 7
Gloucestershire -17 4 £413 -9.58%
Wiltshire -17 3 £339 -15.31% 1
Somerset - 2 £425 -
Dorset - - - -
Legal
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 33 (41.77%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.66%) Law
5 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.39%) PRINCE2
6 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
6 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
6 8 (10.13%) Line Management
7 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.86%) Degree
7 7 (8.86%) MS Office
7 7 (8.86%) PRINCE
7 7 (8.86%) Project Management
8 6 (7.59%) Windows
8 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
8 6 (7.59%) Information Security
8 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.33%) Requirements Management
9 5 (6.33%) Marketing
9 5 (6.33%) User Experience
9 5 (6.33%) Test Planning
9 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
9 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (5.06%) TeamSite
1 4 (5.06%) CMS
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.86%) MS Office
3 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.53%) MS Project
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Visualfiles
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Firewall
1 2 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.27%) IMAP
2 1 (1.27%) Intranet
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.53%) EDRMS
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) MS Access
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
General
1 33 (41.77%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Law
3 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.33%) Marketing
5 4 (5.06%) Banking
6 3 (3.80%) Local Government
6 3 (3.80%) Publishing
7 2 (2.53%) Billing
8 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Analyst
1 18 (22.78%) Project Manager
2 11 (13.92%) Business Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) Developer
4 4 (5.06%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (3.80%) ABAP Developer
5 3 (3.80%) Data Analyst
5 3 (3.80%) Procurement Manager
5 3 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (3.80%) Senior Manager
6 2 (2.53%) Trainer
6 2 (2.53%) Junior
6 2 (2.53%) Consultant
6 2 (2.53%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.53%) Test Manager
6 2 (2.53%) Security Consultant
6 2 (2.53%) Service Analyst
6 2 (2.53%) Administrator
6 2 (2.53%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (2.53%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) HTML
2 3 (3.80%) .NET
3 2 (2.53%) Web Services
4 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) PMI
4 2 (2.53%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.27%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.27%) Social Media
5 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.27%) FMCG
5 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (11.39%) PRINCE2
3 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (10.13%) Line Management
4 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (8.86%) PRINCE
4 7 (8.86%) Project Management
5 6 (7.59%) Information Security
5 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
6 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.33%) Requirements Management
6 5 (6.33%) Test Planning
6 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.06%) CRM
7 4 (5.06%) ETL
7 4 (5.06%) ERP
7 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.06%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) ABAP
3 1 (1.27%) Python
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.27%) Java
3 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) Degree
3 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) CEH
7 1 (1.27%) CISM
7 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.27%) GMP
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Snort
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) SCCM
1 1 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) Informatica
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle
4 3 (3.80%) SAP
5 2 (2.53%) VMware
5 2 (2.53%) F5
5 2 (2.53%) Capita
5 2 (2.53%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.27%) McAfee
6 1 (1.27%) Sophos
6 1 (1.27%) Juniper
6 1 (1.27%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.27%) Avaya
6 1 (1.27%) Citrix
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
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