The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 102 91 73
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Contract jobs citing Legal 19 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.71% 1.45%
As % of the General category 2.67% 2.27% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate
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£555 £328 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.46% -21.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £284 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £420 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £27.75 £34.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+78.12% -5.88%
General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
712 616 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.04% 31.33% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 275 334
Average daily rate £350 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 35
Average hourly rate £33.94 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.05% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £11.75 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £49.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +6 9 £513 +64.00% 9
Coventry -14 3 - -
Solihull - 3 - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
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England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (31.75%) Telecoms
1 20 (31.75%) Risk Assessment
2 17 (26.98%) MS Office
2 17 (26.98%) SLA
3 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
5 11 (17.46%) Finance
5 11 (17.46%) WFM
6 8 (12.70%) ITIL
7 7 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 7 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (9.52%) Degree
8 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
8 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
8 6 (9.52%) Windows
8 6 (9.52%) Project Management
9 5 (7.94%) UML
9 5 (7.94%) Citrix
9 5 (7.94%) Business Continuity
9 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (7.94%) Workflow
9 5 (7.94%) RNC
9 5 (7.94%) Performance Management
9 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
9 5 (7.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (6.35%) Time Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.59%) Lync
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) Documentum
3 1 (1.59%) FileNet
Applications
1 17 (26.98%) MS Office
2 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
3 7 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 7 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) RNC
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MSI
1 1 (1.59%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
General
1 20 (31.75%) Telecoms
2 11 (17.46%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Automotive
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) Coordinator
3 7 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Consultant
4 5 (7.94%) Lead Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.76%) Vendor Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Administrator
7 2 (3.17%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Security Consultant
8 1 (1.59%) Senior Vendor Manager
8 1 (1.59%) SCCM Consultant
8 1 (1.59%) Desktop Support
8 1 (1.59%) Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.59%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
1 1 (1.59%) COM
1 1 (1.59%) CSS
1 1 (1.59%) XML
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
1 1 (1.59%) Ajax
1 1 (1.59%) SAP ALE
1 1 (1.59%) jQuery
1 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.17%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.17%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Risk Assessment
2 13 (20.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (17.46%) WFM
4 8 (12.70%) ITIL
5 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.52%) Project Management
7 5 (7.94%) UML
7 5 (7.94%) Workflow
7 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (7.94%) Business Continuity
7 5 (7.94%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.35%) Time Management
8 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.35%) Migration
8 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Information Security
9 3 (4.76%) Change Management
9 3 (4.76%) Validation
9 3 (4.76%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) C
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) VBScript
2 1 (1.59%) VB
2 1 (1.59%) ABAP
2 1 (1.59%) VBA
2 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.59%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.59%) PHP
2 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.59%) HND
4 1 (1.59%) CCA
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.98%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) COBIT
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.59%) IAG
3 1 (1.59%) UAG
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Citrix
2 5 (7.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) Lotus
5 1 (1.59%) Symantec
5 1 (1.59%) Websense
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