Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 91 98
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 +25
Contract jobs citing Legal 56 68 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.08% 2.14% 1.51%
As % of the General category 7.24% 6.90% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 26
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £163 £305 £225
90th Percentile £569 £544 £563
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.58% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £85.00 - -

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 773 986 1,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 28.69% 30.98% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 599 646
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -0.06% +0.06%
10th Percentile £262 £257 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £600
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 68 45
Manchester median hourly rate £19.00 £17.45 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.88% +0.11% +8.94%
10th Percentile £14.57 £11.23 £11.75
90th Percentile £33.00 £32.55 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £21.70
% change year-on-year -7.32% -5.53% +7.16%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Manchester

Legal
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

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Manchester

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Manchester

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Citrix
3 10 (17.86%) ITIL
4 9 (16.07%) Blackberry
4 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.29%) Service Management
6 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.50%) Finance
6 7 (12.50%) iPhone
6 7 (12.50%) Azure
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.71%) iManage
7 6 (10.71%) Case Management
7 6 (10.71%) Law
7 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
7 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
8 5 (8.93%) Change Management
8 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
8 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.93%) Security Operations
8 5 (8.93%) Windows 10
8 5 (8.93%) People Management
8 5 (8.93%) Skype
8 5 (8.93%) DevOps
8 5 (8.93%) Office 365
8 5 (8.93%) Skype for Business
8 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (8.93%) PMO
8 5 (8.93%) Acceptance Criteria

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 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.93%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Drupal
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.79%) Camtasia
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.79%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.79%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Azure
2 5 (8.93%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.79%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Skype
2 4 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 3 (5.36%) Firewall
4 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (1.79%) DHCP
5 1 (1.79%) DNS
5 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.79%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) Power BI
3 1 (1.79%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Law
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Service Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Developer
5 5 (8.93%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (8.93%) Architect
5 5 (8.93%) IT Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Asset Management Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 3 (5.36%) Software Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Forensic Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) HTML
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.79%) CakePHP
2 1 (1.79%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) JSON
2 1 (1.79%) Laravel
2 1 (1.79%) PySpark
2 1 (1.79%) REST
2 1 (1.79%) Symfony
2 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.50%) iPhone
3 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.79%) Animation
6 1 (1.79%) CMDB
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.79%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.79%) iPad
6 1 (1.79%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.79%) PKI
6 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.57%) Unix
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) Service Management
3 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (10.71%) Case Management
5 5 (8.93%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (8.93%) Change Management
5 5 (8.93%) DevOps
5 5 (8.93%) People Management
5 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.93%) Security Operations
5 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.14%) Decision-Making
6 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.14%) Document Management
6 4 (7.14%) Information Security
6 4 (7.14%) Line Management
6 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.36%) Availability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.36%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) VBA
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) MOS
3 1 (1.79%) APMG
3 1 (1.79%) CCNA
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) MCDST
3 1 (1.79%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) PMO
2 4 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.79%) XenApp
3 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.57%) CSIRT
1 2 (3.57%) EnCase
1 2 (3.57%) FTK
2 1 (1.79%) Nessus
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Citrix
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) iManage
4 4 (7.14%) Cisco
4 4 (7.14%) SAP
5 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
5 3 (5.36%) Workday
6 2 (3.57%) Juniper
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) Proofpoint
6 2 (3.57%) Veritas
6 2 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe
7 1 (1.79%) Altiris
7 1 (1.79%) Capita
7 1 (1.79%) Hummingbird
7 1 (1.79%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.79%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.79%) McAfee
7 1 (1.79%) Trend Micro