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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 81 71 90
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing Legal 31 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.43% 1.72% 0.60%
As % of the General category 4.41% 5.16% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 6
Average daily rate
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£199 £328 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.31% -29.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £173 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £465 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +7.57%
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
703 698 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.49% 33.30% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 368 207
Average daily rate £375 £368 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 69
Average hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Birmingham +6 19 £123 -61.71% 2
Coventry -8 4 £90 -72.30%
Solihull +6 2 - - 1
Worcestershire -5 1 £650 - 1
Walsall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 2
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 14 (25.00%) Finance
3 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
3 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
3 13 (23.21%) Windows 7
4 11 (19.64%) Blackberry
4 11 (19.64%) MS Office
5 8 (14.29%) Law
6 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.93%) Citrix
7 5 (8.93%) Internet
7 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
7 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
7 5 (8.93%) Validation
7 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) CMDB
8 4 (7.14%) WorkSite
8 4 (7.14%) Data Validation
8 4 (7.14%) Progress
8 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
9 3 (5.36%) SAP BPC
9 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (5.36%) .NET
9 3 (5.36%) C#
9 3 (5.36%) SAP
9 3 (5.36%) ITIL
9 3 (5.36%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) WorkSite
3 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.57%) Lync
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Office
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.57%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.57%) Eikon
3 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) RNC
2 2 (3.57%) FTP
2 2 (3.57%) LDAP
3 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SAP BW
2 3 (5.36%) SAP BI
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
3 8 (14.29%) Law
4 2 (3.57%) Automotive
4 2 (3.57%) Publishing
4 2 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Service Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Rollout Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Auditor
9 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.57%) Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Governance Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Messaging Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) SAP Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.57%) Information Governance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) XMPP
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) XSD
3 1 (1.79%) XSLT
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) WPF
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.14%) CMDB
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.36%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Social Media
4 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 13 (23.21%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.79%) UNIX
5 1 (1.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.93%) Validation
1 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
2 4 (7.14%) Data Validation
2 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.36%) ITIL
3 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
3 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.36%) Workflow
4 2 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (3.57%) WFM
4 2 (3.57%) Project Management
4 2 (3.57%) ERP
4 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.57%) Information Governance
4 2 (3.57%) E-Discovery
5 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.79%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) C#
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) EMIR
2 1 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.79%) FATCA
2 1 (1.79%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Citrix
3 4 (7.14%) Progress
4 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) Nokia
5 2 (3.57%) Reuters
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.79%) Nintex
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Software AG
6 1 (1.79%) webMethods
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Sophos
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