Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 176 112
Rank change year-on-year +51 -64 +14
Contract jobs citing Legal 78 52 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.37% 0.75% 1.60%
As % of the General category 4.09% 2.47% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 99
North West median daily rate £383 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £229 £218 £223
90th Percentile £599 £545 £645
England median daily rate £450 £420 £405
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
North West median hourly rate - £27.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +129.17% +21.52%
England median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +12.20% +36.67% -22.08%

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 1908 2106 3145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.57% 30.54% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1358 1859
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.19% +11.33%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £263
90th Percentile £609 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 79 120
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -18.09% +34.63%
10th Percentile £11.95 £12.06 £12.35
90th Percentile £48.15 £53.95 £54.00
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.50 £24.54
% change year-on-year +3.31% -0.16% +13.98%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +30 47 £425 +21.43% 13
Cheshire +15 14 £383 +16.35% 1
Merseyside +15 12 £350 -29.65% 1
Lancashire +15 1 £300 +1.35% 1
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 17 (21.79%) .NET
2 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.95%) SQL
3 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (12.82%) Law
4 10 (12.82%) Java
4 10 (12.82%) CRM
4 10 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.54%) Data Protection
5 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
6 8 (10.26%) Workflow
6 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.26%) CMS
6 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.26%) C#
6 8 (10.26%) Change Control
6 8 (10.26%) Office 365
7 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
7 7 (8.97%) Document Management
7 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
7 7 (8.97%) ITIL
7 7 (8.97%) Windows
7 7 (8.97%) IDOL
7 7 (8.97%) Information Security
7 7 (8.97%) iManage
7 7 (8.97%) GDPR
8 6 (7.69%) OneDrive
8 6 (7.69%) MVC

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 8 (10.26%) CMS
2 5 (6.41%) NetWeaver
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.41%) SAP ERP
2 5 (6.41%) SAP SRM
3 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.28%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.28%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Office 365
2 6 (7.69%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) VPN
2 2 (2.56%) DHCP
2 2 (2.56%) DNS
2 2 (2.56%) Firewall
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) Junos
2 2 (2.56%) MPLS
2 2 (2.56%) Network Security
2 2 (2.56%) SMS
2 2 (2.56%) SSL
2 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.56%) VLAN
2 2 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (1.28%) DKIM
3 1 (1.28%) DMARC
3 1 (1.28%) Extranet
3 1 (1.28%) LAN
3 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) IDOL
2 5 (6.41%) SAP BW
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.56%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.56%) SonarQube
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Law
3 4 (5.13%) Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Local Government
4 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Back Office
5 2 (2.56%) Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Retail Finance
6 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (35.90%) Analyst
2 14 (17.95%) Developer
3 9 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Consultant
5 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Applications Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Architect
5 4 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.13%) CRM Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) GDPR Consultant
6 3 (3.85%) Information Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) iOS Developer
6 3 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) SAP Basis Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.79%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.41%) SAP Basis
3 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.85%) jQuery
3 3 (3.85%) JSON
4 2 (2.56%) ADO.NET
4 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.56%) LINQ
4 2 (2.56%) Middleware
4 2 (2.56%) REST
4 2 (2.56%) WCF
4 2 (2.56%) Web Services
4 2 (2.56%) XML
4 2 (2.56%) XML Schema
4 2 (2.56%) XSLT
5 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.28%) CSS
5 1 (1.28%) React
5 1 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.85%) Clustering
3 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.85%) Life Science
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.56%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.56%) NHS
4 2 (2.56%) SCORM
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.56%) Android
3 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) CRM
2 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (11.54%) Data Protection
3 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (10.26%) Change Control
3 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (10.26%) Workflow
4 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
4 7 (8.97%) Document Management
4 7 (8.97%) Information Security
4 7 (8.97%) ITIL
5 6 (7.69%) Content Management
5 6 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.69%) ERP
5 6 (7.69%) MVC
5 6 (7.69%) Project Management
6 5 (6.41%) Change Management
6 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) SQL
2 10 (12.82%) Java
3 8 (10.26%) C#
4 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) CISSP
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.56%) CCNA
3 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.56%) ISEB
3 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.56%) MCP
3 2 (2.56%) MCSA
3 2 (2.56%) MCSE
3 2 (2.56%) MOS
3 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) CISA
4 1 (1.28%) CISM
4 1 (1.28%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) GDPR
2 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.13%) QA
4 2 (2.56%) COBIT
4 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.28%) COSO
5 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) iManage
3 6 (7.69%) Interwoven
3 6 (7.69%) Reuters
3 6 (7.69%) SAP
4 3 (3.85%) BT
4 3 (3.85%) Citrix
4 3 (3.85%) Juniper
4 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.56%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.56%) Saba
6 1 (1.28%) AppSense
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco
6 1 (1.28%) F5
6 1 (1.28%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.28%) Symantec