Period
to 25 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 25 February 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
England > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 120 137
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 +14
Contract jobs citing Legal 78 98 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.69% 1.72% 1.27%
As % of the General category 5.88% 4.99% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 62 37
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £289 £280
90th Percentile £561 £649 £603
England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
North West median hourly rate £19.71 - £110.00
England median hourly rate £23.94 £20.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.96% +0.63% -13.04%

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,326 1,962 1,872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.77% 34.37% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 1,173 1,174
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £256
90th Percentile £600 £600 £611
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 145 118
North West median hourly rate £20.75 £23.15 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.37% +10.24% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.01 £12.93 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £43.60 £55.98
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.00

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the North West

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in the North West

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the North West over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in the North West

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in the North West

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Manchester +21 48 £406 +1.56% 88
Cumbria - 11 £550 - 7
Merseyside +2 8 £419 +25.00% 23
Cheshire +6 7 £425 -10.53% 20
Lancashire +25 4 £450 +2.86% 11
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.23%) Windows
3 14 (17.95%) Information Security
3 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
4 13 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 13 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 12 (15.38%) Citrix
5 12 (15.38%) Blackberry
5 12 (15.38%) Remediation Plan
6 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (14.10%) Finance
7 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (12.82%) ITIL
8 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 8 (10.26%) Service Management
9 8 (10.26%) iPhone
10 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.97%) Coaching
10 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
10 7 (8.97%) Change Management
10 7 (8.97%) Project Management
10 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (7.69%) Decision-Making
11 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 6 (7.69%) Law
11 6 (7.69%) Windows 10
12 5 (6.41%) User Experience
12 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (6.41%) Business Analysis

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.13%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.28%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Azure
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Skype
1 4 (5.13%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.28%) PBX
3 1 (1.28%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) GIS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.28%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Law
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) German Language
4 1 (1.28%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.28%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Analyst
2 11 (14.10%) Security Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Service Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Senior Security Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Incident Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Security Incident Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Security Manager
7 5 (6.41%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (6.41%) Service Desk Support
8 4 (5.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Security Incident Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
1 2 (2.56%) J2EE
1 2 (2.56%) Middleware
1 2 (2.56%) Spring
2 1 (1.28%) CakePHP
2 1 (1.28%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (1.28%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) Laravel
2 1 (1.28%) PySpark
2 1 (1.28%) React
2 1 (1.28%) Symfony
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 8 (10.26%) iPhone
3 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.41%) User Experience
5 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.28%) CMDB
7 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.28%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.85%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Information Security
2 13 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 13 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 12 (15.38%) Remediation Plan
4 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.82%) ITIL
5 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.26%) Service Management
7 7 (8.97%) Change Management
7 7 (8.97%) Coaching
7 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (8.97%) Project Management
8 6 (7.69%) Decision-Making
8 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.41%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.41%) Case Management
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.13%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (5.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.56%) Java
2 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.56%) Python
2 2 (2.56%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) VBA
3 1 (1.28%) C
3 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.56%) MOS
4 1 (1.28%) CCNA
4 1 (1.28%) CIPD
4 1 (1.28%) CISA
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.28%) CISM
4 1 (1.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) GDPR
2 2 (2.56%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) PMO
3 1 (1.28%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.28%) NCSC
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.56%) CSIRT
1 2 (2.56%) EnCase
1 2 (2.56%) FTK
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Citrix
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) Cisco
3 4 (5.13%) iManage
4 3 (3.85%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.85%) Workday
5 2 (2.56%) Darktrace
5 2 (2.56%) Proofpoint
5 2 (2.56%) SAP
5 2 (2.56%) Veritas
6 1 (1.28%) Capita
6 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.28%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.28%) Juniper
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) Splunk
6 1 (1.28%) Symantec
6 1 (1.28%) Trend Micro
6 1 (1.28%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) Zend