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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 139 119 105
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing Legal 6 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.97% 1.41%
As % of the General category 0.67% 3.24% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 32
Median daily rate £563 £398 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% +14.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £230 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £615 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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 £16.00 £15.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -47.36%
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
900 957 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.51% 29.84% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 660 682
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 49
Median hourly rate £36.50 £38.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.87 £55.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -13 4 £563 +35.54% 4
Dorset -4 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 - - 2
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Law
4 2 (12.50%) iPhone
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (12.50%) iManage
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce

Legal
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 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) NServiceBus
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) NCrunch
1 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Law
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Change Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) HR Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum Master
4 1 (6.25%) Security Assurance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Wrap Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) iPhone
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Line Management
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
2 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
3 1 (6.25%) ISMS
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Use Case
3 1 (6.25%) User Stories
3 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CREST Certified
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (6.25%) COBIT
3 1 (6.25%) ISO27002
3 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) iManage
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Altiris
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) Avaya
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Samsung
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore