Period
to 26 May 2020

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 6 months to 26 May 2020 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 > Manchester
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 74 60
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 +29
Contract jobs citing Legal 33 70 108
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 2.23% 2.60% 3.51%
As % of the General category 7.66% 7.81% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 52 69
Median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £275 £341 £313
90th Percentile £618 £623 £528
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
North West median hourly rate £19.71 £17.50 £71.21
% change year-on-year +12.63% -75.42% +210.96%

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 431 896 1,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 29.12% 33.28% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 558 615
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £275 £246
90th Percentile £588 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 68
Median hourly rate £29.22 £22.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.84% +29.09% +39.44%
10th Percentile £13.88 £10.79 £12.69
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.98 £33.25
Median hourly rate £28.46 £25.67 £18.04
% change year-on-year +10.88% +42.29% -7.49%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Manchester

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Legal in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for Legal in Manchester

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Legal in Manchester over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Legal in Manchester

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Legal in Manchester.

Hourly rate trend for Legal in Manchester

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 3 £440 -
Legal
North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Legal.

1 11 (33.33%) Service Management
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (21.21%) SIEM
5 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (18.18%) F5
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Network Design
5 6 (18.18%) JNCIA
5 6 (18.18%) JNCIS
5 6 (18.18%) JNCIP
5 6 (18.18%) DHCP
5 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 6 (18.18%) DNS
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco
5 6 (18.18%) Juniper
5 6 (18.18%) Firewall
5 6 (18.18%) Finance
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 6 (18.18%) NetScaler
5 6 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
6 5 (15.15%) Decision-Making
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
6 5 (15.15%) Citrix
6 5 (15.15%) CCNP
6 5 (15.15%) Network Security

Legal
Co-occurring 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 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.03%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DHCP
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
1 6 (18.18%) NetScaler
1 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.15%) Network Security
3 4 (12.12%) SSL
3 4 (12.12%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Change Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Change and Release Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Release Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.06%) J2EE
1 2 (6.06%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.09%) iPhone
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Service Management
2 10 (30.30%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (21.21%) SIEM
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (18.18%) Network Design
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.15%) Decision-Making
7 4 (12.12%) Change Management
7 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
7 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.09%) Document Management
8 3 (9.09%) Information Security
8 3 (9.09%) IT Strategy
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
1 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.06%) PHP
2 2 (6.06%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) JNCIA
1 6 (18.18%) JNCIP
1 6 (18.18%) JNCIS
2 5 (15.15%) CCNP
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
3 4 (12.12%) CISSP
3 4 (12.12%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) CCA
4 2 (6.06%) JNCIE
4 2 (6.06%) RHCE
4 2 (6.06%) RHCSA
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) EMIR
2 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) ProxySG
3 2 (6.06%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Ansible
1 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
1 2 (6.06%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco
1 6 (18.18%) F5
1 6 (18.18%) Juniper
1 6 (18.18%) Palo Alto
2 5 (15.15%) Citrix
3 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) CA
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Darktrace
6 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.03%) Splunk