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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 122 94 88
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Contract jobs citing Legal 28 46 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 1.45% 0.90%
As % of the General category 2.55% 4.19% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 12
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£425 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £220 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £522 £614
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £9.23 £16.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +43.75%
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
1099 1099 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.86% 34.76% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 724 477
Average daily rate £400 £389 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 49 28
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.01 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Wiltshire +4 10 £425 -5.55% 3
Bristol -17 9 £400 +33.33% 9
Cornwall +3 3 £230 -
Gloucestershire -9 2 £443 +10.48%
Dorset 0 1 - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (45.45%) Finance
2 16 (29.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (12.73%) Information Security
4 7 (12.73%) Supplier Management
5 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.91%) Project Management
5 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (7.27%) ITIL
7 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
7 4 (7.27%) SQL
7 4 (7.27%) MS Office
7 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.27%) Retail
7 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.45%) Change Control
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.45%) Security Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (5.45%) Local Government
8 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
8 3 (5.45%) ETL
8 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.45%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.82%) Lync
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle AGIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) SMS
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Local Government
3 3 (5.45%) Law
4 2 (3.64%) German Language
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Vendor Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Change Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Head of Operations
6 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Commercial Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Applications Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Vendor Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Solvency II Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Test Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
1 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
1 2 (3.64%) AppFabric
2 1 (1.82%) WCF
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.82%) RMADS
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
1 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
1 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (12.73%) Information Security
2 7 (12.73%) Supplier Management
3 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
3 6 (10.91%) Project Management
4 5 (9.09%) Change Management
5 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.45%) Change Control
6 3 (5.45%) Security Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.45%) Benchmarking
6 3 (5.45%) ETL
6 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.45%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (5.45%) Scrum
6 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) ISEB
2 2 (3.64%) CISM
3 1 (1.82%) CIPD
3 1 (1.82%) CISSP
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.82%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) ARCserve
1 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Citrix
3 2 (3.64%) Sourcefire
3 2 (3.64%) Capita
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Twitter
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