The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
North West / Manchester
Rank 66 61 70
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Contract jobs citing Legal 22 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.69% 2.25% 1.31%
As % of the General category 5.47% 6.76% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 17
Median daily rate £340 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.44% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £110 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £415 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.22% +0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £22.90 £18.99 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.62% -11.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £39.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -70.51% +95.00%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 402 592 668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 30.80% 33.33% 41.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 340 340
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.14 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.10% -15.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.64 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £18.99 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Manchester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Legal.

1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (22.73%) Data Analysis
4 8 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (15.91%) Law
5 7 (15.91%) Java
5 7 (15.91%) SAP
5 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (13.64%) Windows
6 6 (13.64%) MS Office
6 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.64%) SAP BW
6 6 (13.64%) NetWeaver
6 6 (13.64%) Project Management
6 6 (13.64%) SAP Implementation
6 6 (13.64%) SAP Basis
7 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 4 (9.09%) DB2
8 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
8 4 (9.09%) Clustering
8 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 4 (9.09%) Service Management
8 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) Document Management
9 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Problem Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (13.64%) NetWeaver
2 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.55%) SAS
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
3 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (6.82%) SAP SRM
1 3 (6.82%) Visualfiles
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SAP BW
2 4 (9.09%) DB2
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Law
3 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.27%) Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Electronics
6 1 (2.27%) Games
6 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Analyst
2 4 (9.09%) Consultant
2 4 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
2 4 (9.09%) Developer
2 4 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
3 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) IT Manager
3 3 (6.82%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) SAP Basis Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 3 (6.82%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
3 3 (6.82%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Tester
4 2 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (4.55%) SSAS Developer
4 2 (4.55%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) SAP Basis
2 3 (6.82%) SAP TM
3 2 (4.55%) MDX
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Life Science
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (22.73%) Data Analysis
3 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.64%) Project Management
3 6 (13.64%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Document Management
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) Case Management
5 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.82%) Process Improvement
5 3 (6.82%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Workflow
6 2 (4.55%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (4.55%) Security Operations
6 2 (4.55%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C
3 2 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) SAP
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) iManage
5 2 (4.55%) Wyse
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle