Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 107 111
Rank change year-on-year +27 +4 +26
Contract jobs citing Legal 44 104 111
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 2.00% 1.94% 1.87%
As % of the General category 6.18% 6.68% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 56 73
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £113 £206 £288
90th Percentile £570 £561 £543
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £85.00 -
England median hourly rate £25.24 £26.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year -4.75% +4.95% +5.21%

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 712 1,556 1,897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.44% 29.00% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 941 1,123
Median daily rate £425 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% +2.42%
10th Percentile £179 £220 £263
90th Percentile £583 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £495 £485
% change year-on-year +1.01% +2.06% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 93 155
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £19.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.45% -2.06% -9.77%
10th Percentile £14.41 £12.60 £11.59
90th Percentile £54.75 £40.70 £42.10
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +36.36% +2.33% -2.34%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Legal in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Legal in the North West

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Legal in the North West over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Legal in the North West

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Legal in the North West.

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 29 November 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 +25 29 £125 -70.59% 33
Cheshire +32 10 £428 -12.31% 5
Merseyside +26 4 £500 +25.00% 13
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 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 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.73%) Degree
4 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
5 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (18.18%) ITIL
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 8 (18.18%) Azure
5 8 (18.18%) Change Control
5 8 (18.18%) Availability Management
6 7 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (15.91%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.91%) Finance
7 6 (13.64%) Citrix
7 6 (13.64%) Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) .NET
7 6 (13.64%) Office 365
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.36%) Decision-Making
8 5 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
8 5 (11.36%) Analytics
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle
8 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
8 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
8 5 (11.36%) Service Management
8 5 (11.36%) Validation

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 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) JBoss
3 2 (4.55%) nginx
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Azure
2 6 (13.64%) Office 365
3 5 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) BrowserStack
4 2 (4.55%) Logic Apps
4 2 (4.55%) Power Automate
4 2 (4.55%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) NetScaler
1 2 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.55%) Gatling
2 2 (4.55%) JMeter
2 2 (4.55%) Selenium
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Public Sector
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Designer
1 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Remote Support Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Consultant
3 3 (6.82%) Content Designer
3 3 (6.82%) Developer
3 3 (6.82%) Network Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Technical Leader
3 3 (6.82%) Workstream Lead
4 2 (4.55%) Change Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Coordinator
4 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Process Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Process Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (4.55%) Release Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Senior Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
4 2 (4.55%) LINQ
4 2 (4.55%) Middleware
4 2 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (9.09%) User Experience
4 3 (6.82%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.55%) EFT
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.55%) PKI
6 1 (2.27%) Blog
6 1 (2.27%) CMDB
6 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Solaris
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.18%) Availability Management
2 8 (18.18%) Change Control
2 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 7 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
4 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (13.64%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) Analytics
5 5 (11.36%) Decision-Making
5 5 (11.36%) Service Management
5 5 (11.36%) Validation
6 4 (9.09%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Fraud Detection
6 4 (9.09%) KYC
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.82%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) Perl
4 2 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) CCA
3 1 (2.27%) CCNP
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
3 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
3 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
3 1 (2.27%) MCP
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) GDPR
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
2 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Citrix
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) IBM
4 3 (6.82%) iManage
5 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.55%) Remedy
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Axiomatics
6 1 (2.27%) Brocade
6 1 (2.27%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper
6 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.27%) Stackify