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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 103 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing Legal 30 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 0.93% 0.73%
As % of the General category 3.26% 2.88% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 10
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£395 £365 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% +17.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £145 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £587
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.31 £27.48
% change year-on-year
+1.06% -33.38%
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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
919 972 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.81% 32.44% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 652 479
Average daily rate £403 £398 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 59 34
Average hourly rate £31.04 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.31% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.17 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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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 22 May 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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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

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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 22 May 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 +4 17 £413 +22.22% 4
Cornwall - 6 £338 -
Wiltshire - 5 £395 -
Gloucestershire -14 1 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (42.37%) Finance
2 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (16.95%) Project Management
5 8 (13.56%) Scrum
5 8 (13.56%) Information Security
6 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.17%) SQL
7 6 (10.17%) ITIL
7 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
7 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.47%) Use Case
8 5 (8.47%) User Stories
8 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
8 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
8 5 (8.47%) CRM
8 5 (8.47%) Law
9 4 (6.78%) Retail
9 4 (6.78%) SLA
9 4 (6.78%) MS Office
9 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.78%) Change Management
9 4 (6.78%) Line Management
9 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (5.08%) Solvency II
10 3 (5.08%) IT Asset Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.69%) Lync
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
3 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.69%) MS Project
4 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle AGIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.39%) SMS
3 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) MS Access
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 25 (42.37%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Law
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 3 (5.08%) Publishing
4 3 (5.08%) Local Government
5 2 (3.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.69%) Billing
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Project Manager
2 12 (20.34%) Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Solvency II Project Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Business Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Security Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Information Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Junior
6 2 (3.39%) Commercial Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Designer
7 1 (1.69%) Head of Security
7 1 (1.69%) Head of Procurement
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) CSS
2 2 (3.39%) JSP
3 1 (1.69%) AppFabric
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.39%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (3.39%) User Experience
3 2 (3.39%) RMADS
3 2 (3.39%) Open Source
3 2 (3.39%) Social Media
4 1 (1.69%) PMI
4 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.69%) CESG
4 1 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
1 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.95%) Project Management
3 8 (13.56%) Scrum
3 8 (13.56%) Information Security
4 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (10.17%) ITIL
5 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.47%) Use Case
6 5 (8.47%) User Stories
6 5 (8.47%) CRM
7 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.78%) Change Management
7 4 (6.78%) Line Management
7 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.08%) IT Asset Management
8 3 (5.08%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (5.08%) Process Management
8 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.08%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) VBA
3 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (5.08%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) CISM
5 1 (1.69%) ISEB
5 1 (1.69%) CISSP
5 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) Solvency II
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.39%) QA
3 2 (3.39%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Snort
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
1 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.39%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle
1 3 (5.08%) Citrix
1 3 (5.08%) Sourcefire
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe
2 2 (3.39%) F5
3 1 (1.69%) Juniper
3 1 (1.69%) Capita
Yeovil
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
South West England
CPS Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago