The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 97 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Legal 24 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 1.00% 1.39%
As % of the General category 3.12% 3.48% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £284 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £490 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
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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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
769 603 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.71% 28.65% 31.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 288 324
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £382 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 41 44
Average hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.82 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -24.77%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 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
Birmingham -2 8 £450 +12.50% 4
Coventry -12 7 £85 -76.71%
Staffordshire +4 2 - -
Warwickshire -11 2 £350 - 1
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 19 (38.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (22.00%) MS Office
3 10 (20.00%) SLA
4 9 (18.00%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (16.00%) Finance
5 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (12.00%) Windows
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (10.00%) UML
8 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
8 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (10.00%) WFM
9 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (8.00%) Degree
9 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
9 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (8.00%) Citrix
9 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 3 (6.00%) ITIL
10 3 (6.00%) Internet
10 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
10 3 (6.00%) Project Management
10 3 (6.00%) RNC

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (4.00%) WorkSite
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Office
2 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.00%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
1 3 (6.00%) RNC
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MSI
1 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 19 (38.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Automotive
4 2 (4.00%) Law
4 2 (4.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.00%) Hindi Language
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Architect
3 5 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Coordinator
4 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Rollout Manager
7 1 (2.00%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Risk Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
1 2 (4.00%) CSS
1 2 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) WinForms
2 1 (2.00%) Ajax
2 1 (2.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
1 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.00%) WFM
3 5 (10.00%) UML
4 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL
5 3 (6.00%) Project Management
5 3 (6.00%) Validation
5 3 (6.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.00%) Data Validation
6 2 (4.00%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (4.00%) Data Entry
6 2 (4.00%) Workflow
6 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C#
1 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) VBScript
2 1 (2.00%) ABAP
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) PHP
2 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.00%) HND
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) CCA
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.00%) WSUS
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Citrix
3 3 (6.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Nokia
4 1 (2.00%) Sophos
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
Warwickshire
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £310 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago