The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 28 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing Legal 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.19% 1.34% -
As % of the General category 4.55% 2.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £275 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.26%  

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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 66 119 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 48.18% 53.13% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 159 51
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 29
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -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 Chester

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Chester

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Chester region with a requirement for Legal.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (40.00%) DKIM
2 2 (40.00%) DMARC
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Degree

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DKIM
1 2 (40.00%) DMARC
General
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Migration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) React
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec