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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 113 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs citing Legal 36 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 0.69% 1.22%
As % of the General category 3.26% 2.18% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 21
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£413 £431 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £484 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +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
1103 688 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.59% 31.84% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 489 728
Average daily rate £400 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 32 66
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £12.75 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.15 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -6 21 £413 -9.58% 23
Gloucestershire -9 3 £350 -23.28% 1
Wiltshire -13 3 £525 +162.50% 1
Somerset - - - - 3
Dorset - - - - 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 34 (43.04%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.66%) Law
3 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
3 10 (12.66%) Windows
3 10 (12.66%) Project Management
4 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (11.39%) Degree
5 8 (10.13%) Marketing
5 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
5 8 (10.13%) MS Office
6 7 (8.86%) PRINCE
6 7 (8.86%) Line Management
7 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.59%) Information Security
7 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.59%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
8 5 (6.33%) Informatica
8 5 (6.33%) SQL
8 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.33%) Solvency II

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.13%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.27%) MS Project
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Visualfiles
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.27%) Summit
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Intranet
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
1 1 (1.27%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (2.53%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) OLTP
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
General
1 34 (43.04%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Law
3 8 (10.13%) Marketing
4 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.80%) Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Local Government
6 1 (1.27%) Billing
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Project Manager
2 16 (20.25%) Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Senior Manager
6 4 (5.06%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.80%) ABAP Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Marketing Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Solvency II Project Manager
8 2 (2.53%) Content Manager
8 2 (2.53%) Content Editor
8 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (2.53%) Rollout Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) OBIEE Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.53%) Desktop Support
8 2 (2.53%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) HTML
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.06%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) PMI
4 2 (2.53%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.27%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.27%) FMCG
5 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.53%) Linux
4 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
2 10 (12.66%) Project Management
3 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (8.86%) PRINCE
4 7 (8.86%) Line Management
5 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
5 6 (7.59%) Information Security
5 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.59%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.06%) Requirements Management
7 4 (5.06%) Test Planning
7 4 (5.06%) ERP
7 4 (5.06%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) Java
2 3 (3.80%) ABAP
3 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.27%) Python
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.39%) Degree
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CISSP
5 2 (2.53%) ISEB
5 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CISM
5 2 (2.53%) CEH
6 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) Solvency II
2 3 (3.80%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.27%) GMP
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
1 2 (2.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) Informatica
3 3 (3.80%) VMware
3 3 (3.80%) SAP
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) Capita
4 2 (2.53%) Altiris
5 1 (1.27%) McAfee
5 1 (1.27%) Sophos
5 1 (1.27%) Citrix
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe
5 1 (1.27%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.27%) ExactTarget
5 1 (1.27%) SmartFocus
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Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £110 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £355 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £355 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400-500pd Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago