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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 101 86 97
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing Legal 47 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.41% 0.81% 1.27%
As % of the General category 3.98% 2.49% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 22
Average daily rate
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£313 £450 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.50% +20.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £260 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £522 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.25 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -3.03%
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
1182 722 1257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.52% 32.29% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 490 840
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 36 69
Average hourly rate £35.50 £17.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.85% -52.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.75 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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

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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 19 September 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 19 September 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 27 £300 -33.33% 14
Gloucestershire - 7 £500 -
Wiltshire -9 6 £463 - 3
Devon - 5 £300 -
Somerset - - - - 3
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (43.90%) Finance
2 12 (14.63%) Degree
3 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
4 10 (12.20%) Windows
5 9 (10.98%) Project Management
5 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
5 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
6 8 (9.76%) Marketing
6 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
6 8 (9.76%) Information Security
6 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
6 8 (9.76%) MS Office
7 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.54%) Law
7 7 (8.54%) Business Analysis
7 7 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.54%) Line Management
8 6 (7.32%) Solvency II
8 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
8 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.32%) Banking
8 6 (7.32%) SQL
9 5 (6.10%) IIS
9 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.10%) ISEB
9 5 (6.10%) Data Management
9 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.10%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.10%) IIS
2 4 (4.88%) CMS
2 4 (4.88%) TeamSite
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.76%) MS Office
3 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) MS Project
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.22%) Summit
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.66%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.44%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.22%) OLTP
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.22%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
General
1 36 (43.90%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Marketing
3 7 (8.54%) Law
4 6 (7.32%) Banking
5 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.66%) Local Government
7 1 (1.22%) Billing
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Publishing
7 1 (1.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Analyst
2 15 (18.29%) Business Analyst
3 12 (14.63%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.54%) Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Senior Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Consultant
6 4 (4.88%) Security Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.66%) Marketing Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) ABAP Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Rollout Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Content Editor
8 2 (2.44%) Content Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Solvency II Project Manager
8 2 (2.44%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) Middleware
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) User Experience
4 2 (2.44%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.44%) PMI
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.22%) FMCG
5 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.22%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.98%) Project Management
1 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
2 8 (9.76%) Information Security
3 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.54%) Business Analysis
3 7 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (8.54%) Line Management
4 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.10%) Data Management
5 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (6.10%) Requirements Management
6 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis
6 4 (4.88%) Time Management
6 4 (4.88%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.88%) Test Planning
6 4 (4.88%) Change Management
6 4 (4.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) SQL
2 3 (3.66%) Java
2 3 (3.66%) ABAP
3 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.22%) C
3 1 (1.22%) C#
3 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Degree
2 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) ISEB
4 4 (4.88%) CEH
4 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.88%) CISM
4 4 (4.88%) CISSP
5 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) Solvency II
2 3 (3.66%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) GMP
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.22%) DFS Replication
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) SCCM
1 2 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Informatica
3 3 (3.66%) SAP
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle
3 3 (3.66%) VMware
4 2 (2.44%) Capita
4 2 (2.44%) Altiris
5 1 (1.22%) McAfee
5 1 (1.22%) Sophos
5 1 (1.22%) Citrix
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe
5 1 (1.22%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.22%) ExactTarget
5 1 (1.22%) SmartFocus
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