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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 72 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Legal 47 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.98% 1.04% 1.51%
As % of the General category 6.09% 3.51% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 11
Average daily rate £205 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.83% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £150 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.61 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.44% -27.50%
General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
772 541 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.46% 29.53% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 236 342
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £184 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 71 51
Average hourly rate £25.50 £37.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.08% +54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £15.31 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Legal
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 23 £101 -
Birmingham -10 13 £180 +2.85% 8
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Walsall - 1 £500 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.49%) SLA
2 23 (29.49%) Telecoms
3 22 (28.21%) Risk Assessment
4 21 (26.92%) MS Office
5 15 (19.23%) Finance
6 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 12 (15.38%) ITIL
7 12 (15.38%) HP
7 12 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (15.38%) WFM
8 11 (14.10%) Workflow
8 11 (14.10%) Tivoli
8 11 (14.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (12.82%) Degree
10 9 (11.54%) Risk Management
11 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
11 8 (10.26%) Banking
12 7 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (8.97%) PRINCE
12 7 (8.97%) Project Management
12 7 (8.97%) MS Visio
13 6 (7.69%) Time Management
14 5 (6.41%) Performance Management
14 5 (6.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (6.41%) Windows
14 5 (6.41%) Service Management
14 5 (6.41%) RNC
14 5 (6.41%) Validation

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (5.13%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.28%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.28%) Lync
4 1 (1.28%) Documentum
4 1 (1.28%) FileNet
Applications
1 21 (26.92%) MS Office
2 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (8.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) RNC
2 4 (5.13%) 2G
2 4 (5.13%) 3G
3 3 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (1.28%) VoIP
4 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) VPN
4 1 (1.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.28%) DTS
1 1 (1.28%) Cognos Powerplay
1 1 (1.28%) ReportNet
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MSI
1 1 (1.28%) InstallShield
General
1 23 (29.49%) Telecoms
2 15 (19.23%) Finance
3 8 (10.26%) Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Law
5 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Local Government
5 2 (2.56%) Automotive
5 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (24.36%) Analyst
2 10 (12.82%) Coordinator
3 7 (8.97%) Data Analyst
4 5 (6.41%) Vendor Manager
4 5 (6.41%) Consultant
5 4 (5.13%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Information Risk Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (3.85%) Information Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Risk Manager
7 2 (2.56%) Operations Manager
7 2 (2.56%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.56%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (2.56%) Security Consultant
7 2 (2.56%) Service Analyst
7 2 (2.56%) Administrator
7 2 (2.56%) Architect
7 2 (2.56%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
1 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.28%) COM
1 1 (1.28%) Middleware
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Basis
1 1 (1.28%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.56%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.56%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.28%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.56%) UNIX
3 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Risk Assessment
2 12 (15.38%) ITIL
2 12 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (15.38%) WFM
3 11 (14.10%) Workflow
4 9 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 7 (8.97%) PRINCE
5 7 (8.97%) Project Management
6 6 (7.69%) Time Management
7 5 (6.41%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.41%) Service Management
7 5 (6.41%) Validation
8 4 (5.13%) Information Security
8 4 (5.13%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.13%) Analytics
9 3 (3.85%) Data Validation
9 3 (3.85%) ETL
9 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) C
2 2 (2.56%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) ABAP
3 1 (1.28%) VBA
3 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.56%) CISA
4 2 (2.56%) CISM
4 2 (2.56%) HND
5 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.49%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.85%) COBIT
3 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) XenApp
2 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) IAG
2 1 (1.28%) UAG
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) Tivoli
1 11 (14.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.56%) SCCM
3 1 (1.28%) WSUS
3 1 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) HP
3 5 (6.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (5.13%) Lotus
5 3 (3.85%) Citrix
6 2 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.28%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.28%) Cognos
7 1 (1.28%) Websense
7 1 (1.28%) Symantec
7 1 (1.28%) VMware
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