The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Legal
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 78 64
Rank change year-on-year +27 -14  
Contract jobs citing Legal 5 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.79% 0.44% 1.41%
As % of the General category 1.59% 1.14% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Median daily rate £258 £441 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.64% +3.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £334 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £548 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £9.88 £14.25
% change year-on-year +62.02% -30.70%  

Legal is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 314 350 423
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 49.84% 38.17% 42.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 247 252
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Legal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Cheshire

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Legal in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Cheshire

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Cheshire

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Cheshire

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +19 3 £275 -52.17%
Knutsford +3 2 £175 -43.08% 1
Legal
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Legal.

1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) SAP GTS
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) Office 365
3 3 (23.08%) C
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Cutover Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (15.38%) DKIM
4 2 (15.38%) DMARC
4 2 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (15.38%) Local Government
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DKIM
1 2 (15.38%) DMARC
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Local Government
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Migration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Copywriter
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) React
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Cutover Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Copywriting
5 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec