Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 96 121
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25 +64
Contract jobs citing Legal 130 140 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.43% 2.33% 1.54%
As % of the General category 7.94% 7.24% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 97 53
North West median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £336 £286 £214
90th Percentile £575 £525 £585
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
North West median hourly rate £85.00 £32.42 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.18% - -
England median hourly rate £34.00 £26.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +28.30% +3.92% +27.50%

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 1,638 1,935 2,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.64% 32.21% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,031 1,173 1,400
North West median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £231
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 133 107
North West median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +39.53% -21.34%
10th Percentile £10.98 £11.46 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.75 £42.50 £48.30
England median hourly rate £22.67 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.73% - +8.17%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 -4 81 £425 +13.33% 57
Merseyside +2 17 £400 +23.08% 23
Cheshire +12 13 £450 +12.50% 12
Lancashire +19 10 £450 +39.53% 10
Cumbria +3 8 £550 - 9
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 32 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.15%) Finance
2 21 (16.15%) Windows
3 19 (14.62%) Information Security
4 18 (13.85%) Analytics
5 17 (13.08%) Service Management
6 16 (12.31%) ITIL
7 15 (11.54%) Management Information System
7 15 (11.54%) Law
7 15 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 14 (10.77%) User Experience
8 14 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (10.77%) Project Management
9 13 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (10.00%) JIRA
9 13 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 12 (9.23%) Azure
10 12 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (8.46%) SQL
11 11 (8.46%) SAP
11 11 (8.46%) Banking
11 11 (8.46%) Public Sector
11 11 (8.46%) DevOps
12 10 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (7.69%) Change Management
13 9 (6.92%) Risk Management
13 9 (6.92%) Citrix
13 9 (6.92%) XML

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 4 (3.08%) Confluence
1 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.54%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.54%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.77%) CMS
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.77%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.77%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.77%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Relativity
2 2 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.54%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.23%) Azure
2 7 (5.38%) AWS
2 7 (5.38%) Power Platform
3 4 (3.08%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (1.54%) Office 365
5 1 (0.77%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.77%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.92%) Network Security
2 8 (6.15%) Firewall
3 5 (3.85%) DHCP
3 5 (3.85%) DNS
4 4 (3.08%) NetScaler
4 4 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.31%) Internet
5 3 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.31%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.54%) Junos
6 2 (1.54%) LAN
6 2 (1.54%) Skype
6 2 (1.54%) SSL
6 2 (1.54%) VPN
6 2 (1.54%) WAN
6 2 (1.54%) Wireless
7 1 (0.77%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.38%) Power BI
1 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.77%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (10.00%) JIRA
2 6 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.77%) Gatling
4 1 (0.77%) JMeter
4 1 (0.77%) Selenium
4 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (16.15%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Law
3 11 (8.46%) Banking
3 11 (8.46%) Public Sector
4 8 (6.15%) Retail
5 7 (5.38%) Back Office
6 5 (3.85%) Marketing
7 4 (3.08%) Games
8 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.77%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 35 (26.92%) Analyst
2 13 (10.00%) Developer
3 12 (9.23%) Designer
4 11 (8.46%) Content Designer
5 10 (7.69%) Architect
6 9 (6.92%) Digital Content Designer
6 9 (6.92%) Digital Designer
6 9 (6.92%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.15%) Security Analyst
7 8 (6.15%) Security Manager
7 8 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.38%) Consultant
9 6 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.62%) Senior Security Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (3.85%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) Service Desk Support
11 4 (3.08%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (3.08%) BPM Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.92%) XML
2 5 (3.85%) JSON
2 5 (3.85%) REST
2 5 (3.85%) Web Services
3 4 (3.08%) Dojo
3 4 (3.08%) DOM
3 4 (3.08%) jQuery
3 4 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.54%) .NET
4 2 (1.54%) HTML
4 2 (1.54%) Kafka
4 2 (1.54%) Laravel
5 1 (0.77%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.77%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.77%) User Experience
3 7 (5.38%) CMDB
4 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.85%) PKI
5 4 (3.08%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.08%) Robotics
5 4 (3.08%) Tandem
6 3 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.31%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.54%) Derivative
7 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.54%) iPhone
7 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.54%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.54%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (1.54%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.77%) Animation
8 1 (0.77%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.15%) Windows
2 9 (6.92%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.62%) Linux
3 6 (4.62%) Unix
4 5 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.31%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.77%) AIX
7 1 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.62%) Information Security
3 18 (13.85%) Analytics
4 17 (13.08%) Service Management
5 16 (12.31%) ITIL
6 14 (10.77%) Project Management
6 14 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (8.46%) DevOps
9 10 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.69%) Change Management
9 10 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.92%) Incident Management
10 9 (6.92%) People Management
10 9 (6.92%) Remediation Plan
10 9 (6.92%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.15%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.38%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.46%) SQL
2 6 (4.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.85%) Python
4 4 (3.08%) Java
4 4 (3.08%) Perl
5 3 (2.31%) C#
6 2 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.08%) CISSP
3 4 (3.08%) GIAC
4 3 (2.31%) CCNA
4 3 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.31%) CISM
4 3 (2.31%) Degree
4 3 (2.31%) EnCE
4 3 (2.31%) GCFA
4 3 (2.31%) GCFE
4 3 (2.31%) GREM
4 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.31%) MOS
5 2 (1.54%) CISMP
5 2 (1.54%) JNCIA
5 2 (1.54%) JNCIP
5 2 (1.54%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (5.38%) QA
2 6 (4.62%) PMO
3 3 (2.31%) EMIR
3 3 (2.31%) GDPR
3 3 (2.31%) NCSC
4 2 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.54%) MiFID
5 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.77%) RMADS
5 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.08%) Docker
2 4 (3.08%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.31%) VMware NSX
3 3 (2.31%) XenApp
4 1 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.77%) vSphere
4 1 (0.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.62%) SCCM
2 4 (3.08%) EnCase
2 4 (3.08%) FTK
2 4 (3.08%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.08%) Puppet
2 4 (3.08%) Terraform
3 1 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.77%) Nessus
3 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.46%) SAP
3 9 (6.92%) Citrix
3 9 (6.92%) ServiceNow
4 8 (6.15%) Palo Alto
5 6 (4.62%) IBM
5 6 (4.62%) Oracle
5 6 (4.62%) SnapLogic
6 5 (3.85%) Cisco
6 5 (3.85%) Intapp
6 5 (3.85%) Juniper
6 5 (3.85%) Workday
7 4 (3.08%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.08%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.08%) F5
7 4 (3.08%) Nuix
7 4 (3.08%) Pega
7 4 (3.08%) VMware
7 4 (3.08%) webMethods
8 3 (2.31%) Remedy