Period
to 11 August 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 11 August 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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 89 94
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 +27
Contract jobs citing Legal 43 120 148
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 2.03% 2.26% 2.40%
As % of the General category 6.44% 7.32% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 76 103
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £208 £264 £303
90th Percentile £580 £588 £510
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £32.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.02% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +15.70% +21.00% +10.57%

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 668 1,639 2,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.49% 30.82% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 1,021 1,239
Median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £206 £250 £258
90th Percentile £598 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 78 111
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.75 £18.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.67% -0.21% +16.13%
10th Percentile £12.47 £13.16 £12.25
90th Percentile £35.50 £41.88 £42.50
Median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year +32.93% +0.31% +4.23%

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 11 August 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 11 August 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 +19 31 £525 +23.53% 12
Cheshire +18 9 £387 -14.00% 13
Merseyside +11 3 £525 +44.83% 2
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 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 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Service Management
3 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (23.26%) Decision-Making
4 10 (23.26%) Degree
5 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
6 8 (18.60%) SQL
6 8 (18.60%) Finance
7 7 (16.28%) Firewall
7 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.28%) JNCIA
7 7 (16.28%) JNCIS
7 7 (16.28%) JNCIP
7 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.28%) Network Design
7 7 (16.28%) Oracle
7 7 (16.28%) DHCP
7 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
7 7 (16.28%) DNS
7 7 (16.28%) Cisco
7 7 (16.28%) Juniper
7 7 (16.28%) CheckPoint
7 7 (16.28%) Palo Alto
7 7 (16.28%) F5
7 7 (16.28%) SIEM
7 7 (16.28%) NetScaler
8 6 (13.95%) Network Security
8 6 (13.95%) Time Management
8 6 (13.95%) Windows Server

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 2 (4.65%) Confluence
1 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Azure
2 2 (4.65%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.33%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.33%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) DHCP
1 7 (16.28%) DNS
1 7 (16.28%) Firewall
1 7 (16.28%) NetScaler
1 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.95%) Network Security
3 4 (9.30%) SSL
3 4 (9.30%) VPN
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) Gatling
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) JMeter
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Law
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.65%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Change Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Change and Release Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Consultant
2 5 (11.63%) Designer
2 5 (11.63%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Release Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Security Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
2 2 (4.65%) LINQ
2 2 (4.65%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) XSLT
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Unix
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
1 12 (27.91%) Service Management
2 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (23.26%) Decision-Making
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) Network Design
4 7 (16.28%) SIEM
4 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.95%) Time Management
6 5 (11.63%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (11.63%) Change Management
6 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.30%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 4 (9.30%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (9.30%) Fraud Detection
7 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (9.30%) KYC
7 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.98%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) JNCIA
2 7 (16.28%) JNCIP
2 7 (16.28%) JNCIS
3 6 (13.95%) CCNP
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.30%) CCNA
4 4 (9.30%) CISSP
4 4 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (6.98%) CCA
5 3 (6.98%) JNCIE
6 2 (4.65%) RHCE
6 2 (4.65%) RHCSA
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) EMIR
2 2 (4.65%) GDPR
3 1 (2.33%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.30%) ProxySG
2 3 (6.98%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.65%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) SELinux
3 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) CheckPoint
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco
1 7 (16.28%) F5
1 7 (16.28%) Juniper
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle
1 7 (16.28%) Palo Alto
2 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
2 4 (9.30%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) CA
4 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.65%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) Nuix
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Symantec
5 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.33%) Axiomatics
5 1 (2.33%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.33%) Stackify