The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 28 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Legal 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.11% 1.80% 0.83%
As % of the General category 7.81% 5.71% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.21% +43.75%
Legal
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
64 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 39.75% 31.53% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 12
Average daily rate £383 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £301 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £409 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.35 £22.00 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.86% +31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Legal across the Staffordshire region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Staffordshire region.

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £375 -
Stafford - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £375 - 1
Legal
West Midlands

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Games
3 2 (28.57%) Lingo
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) WebEx
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) WebEx
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Lingo
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint